Book Reviews

Million-Dollar Throw Book Poster Image
age 10+
Another Lupica sensitive dad/son sports story.
By Mike Lupica
(2009)
Dark Night Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Darkly comic, empowering take on tackling nighttime fears.
By Dorothee de Monfreid
(2009)
Tess's Tree Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Sweet story of grief and healing is pitch perfect.
By Jess Brallier
(2009)
Anything But Typical Book Poster Image
age 10+
Realistic look inside the world of a tween with autism.
By Nora Raleigh Baskin
(2009)
Baseball Great Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Clunky but taut story of Little League steroids.
By Tim Green
(2009)
Gym Candy Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Authentic look at high school football culture and drug use.
By Carl Deuker
(2007)
We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball Book Poster Image
age 9+
Amazing paintings + compelling history = a grand slam.
By Kadir Nelson
(2008)
You Never Heard of Sandy Koufax?! Book Poster Image
age 8+
A must for any baseball fan.
By Jonah Winter
(2009)
Serafina67 *urgently requires life* Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teen reveals all in blog -- with consequences.
By Susie Day
(2008)
The Day Leo Said I HATE YOU! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Touching lesson for kids -- and their parents!
By Robie H. Harris
(2008)
The Big Field Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Action-packed, emotional dad-son baseball story.
By Mike Lupica
(2008)
The Longest Season Book Poster Image
age 4+
Cal Ripken Jr.'s losing season in 1988.
By Cal Ripken, Jr.
(2007)
Cover-up: Mystery at the Super Bowl Book Poster Image
age 11+
Suspenseful, satisfying sports mystery.
By John Feinstein
(2007)
Thumb on a Diamond Book Poster Image
age 8+
Charming fish-out-of-water baseball story.
By Ken Roberts
(2006)
Heat Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Engaging story about a pitching prodigy.
By Mike Lupica
(2006)
A Season of Comebacks Book Poster Image
age 9+
Girls in sports have been waiting for this book.
By Kathy Mackel
(1997)
S.O.R. Losers Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Radical thinkers take on school sports.
By Avi
(1984)
Hoops Book Poster Image
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age 14+
A hard-boiled depiction of life in the ghetto.
By Walter Dean Myers
(1981)
Baseball Bob Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Kids will accept that a dinosaur plays baseball.
By William Joyce
(1999)
Girl Power: Young Women Speak Out Book Poster Image
age 16+
Portrays teen girls in all their complexity.
By Hillary Carlip
(1995)

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