Book Reviews

Baseball Bob Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Kids will accept that a dinosaur plays baseball.
By William Joyce
(1999)
100th Day Worries Book Poster Image
age 6+
Suspenseful story makes math enjoyable.
By Margery Cuyler
(2000)
Hoops Book Poster Image
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age 14+
A hard-boiled depiction of life in the ghetto.
By Walter Dean Myers
(1981)
Math for Smarty Pants Book Poster Image
age 11+
Solid lessons packaged as jokes and games.
By Marilyn Burns
(1982)
S.O.R. Losers Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Radical thinkers take on school sports.
By Avi
(1984)
A Season of Comebacks Book Poster Image
age 9+
Girls in sports have been waiting for this book.
By Kathy Mackel
(1997)
Heat Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Engaging story about a pitching prodigy.
By Mike Lupica
(2006)
Thumb on a Diamond Book Poster Image
age 8+
Charming fish-out-of-water baseball story.
By Ken Roberts
(2006)
Cover-up: Mystery at the Super Bowl Book Poster Image
age 11+
Suspenseful, satisfying sports mystery.
By John Feinstein
(2007)
The Longest Season Book Poster Image
age 4+
Cal Ripken Jr.'s losing season in 1988.
By Cal Ripken, Jr.
(2007)
How Many? Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Spectacular, intricate, brain-teasing pop-up.
By Ron Van Der Meer
(2007)
The Big Field Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Action-packed, emotional dad-son baseball story.
By Mike Lupica
(2008)
You Never Heard of Sandy Koufax?! Book Poster Image
age 8+
A must for any baseball fan.
By Jonah Winter
(2009)
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)
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)
Baseball Great Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Clunky but taut story of Little League steroids.
By Tim Green
(2009)
Million-Dollar Throw Book Poster Image
age 10+
Another Lupica sensitive dad/son sports story.
By Mike Lupica
(2009)
Pop Book Poster Image
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Pop
age 12+
Complex story of football, friendship, and family secrets.
By Gordon Korman
(2009)
The Batboy Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Conversation starter for kids who look up to pro athletes.
By Mike Lupica
(2010)
Hothead Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Hit book teams baseball with lessons on character.
By Cal Ripken, Jr.
(2011)

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