Book Reviews

age 9+
Introduces kids to variety of cultures and places.
By Anabel Kindersley
(1995)
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age 4+
Kids will accept that a dinosaur plays baseball.
By William Joyce
(1999)
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age 14+
A hard-boiled depiction of life in the ghetto.
By Walter Dean Myers
(1981)
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age 9+
Radical thinkers take on school sports.
By Avi
(1984)
age 9+
Girls in sports have been waiting for this book.
By Kathy Mackel
(1997)
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age 9+
Engaging story about a pitching prodigy.
By Mike Lupica
(2006)
age 8+
Charming fish-out-of-water baseball story.
By Ken Roberts
(2006)
age 11+
Suspenseful, satisfying sports mystery.
By John Feinstein
(2007)
age 4+
Cal Ripken Jr.'s losing season in 1988.
By Cal Ripken, Jr.
(2007)
csm_book
age 9+
Action-packed, emotional dad-son baseball story.
By Mike Lupica
(2008)
age 5+
Gorgeous artwork and a message that sparkles with hope.
By Roseanne Thong
(2008)
age 8+
A must for any baseball fan.
By Jonah Winter
(2009)
age 9+
Amazing paintings + compelling history = a grand slam.
By Kadir Nelson
(2008)
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age 13+
Authentic look at high school football culture and drug use.
By Carl Deuker
(2007)
csm_book
age 9+
Clunky but taut story of Little League steroids.
By Tim Green
(2009)
age 10+
Another Lupica sensitive dad/son sports story.
By Mike Lupica
(2009)
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Pop
age 12+
Complex story of football, friendship, and family secrets.
By Gordon Korman
(2009)
csm_book
age 10+
Conversation starter for kids who look up to pro athletes.
By Mike Lupica
(2010)
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age 9+
Hit book teams baseball with lessons on character.
By Cal Ripken, Jr.
(2011)
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age 10+
Tween baseball book provides tips for sports and friendship.
By Tim Green
(2011)

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