Silent Star: The Story of Deaf Major Leaguer William Hoy - Children
by Bill Wise (author)
Adam Gustavson (illustrator)
Lee & Low Books (2012)
Hoy dreamed of one day playing Major League Baseball, a fantasy for many boys but more of a long shot for Hoy, who was deaf. This story salutes one of the most inspirational figures in baseball history. A talented player with a standout record, Hoy is proof that success in life should be measured by drive and determination, not differences. 40 pp.