Book Reviews

We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 9+
Amazing paintings + compelling history = a grand slam.
By Kadir Nelson
(2008)
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You Never Heard of Sandy Koufax?! [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 8+
A must for any baseball fan.
By Jonah Winter
(2009)
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Mexican Whiteboy [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 15+
Moving, violent book about teen looking for his identity.
By Matt de la Peña
(2008)
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The Hunger Games, Book 1 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 12+
Exciting, provocative tale of lethal reality show.
By Suzanne Collins
(2008)
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Jon Scieszka's Trucktown: Smash! Crash! [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 4+
Young truck fans will love this boisterous duo.
By Jon Scieszka
(2008)
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The Dangerous Book for Boys [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 9+
Great set of skills, games, and info for kids of all ages.
By Conn Iggulden, Hal Iggulden
(2007)
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Good Sports [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 4+
Great pics elevate poems for sports lovers.
By Jack Prelutsky
(2007)
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Out of the Ballpark [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 4+
Yankee MVP's tale is all about positive attitude.
By Alex Rodriguez
(2007)
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Heat [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 9+
Engaging story about a pitching prodigy.
By Mike Lupica
(2006)
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Car Trouble [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 11+
Duff finds trouble while driving cross country.
By Jeanne DuPrau
(2005)
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Bless the Beasts & Children [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 13+
Misfit teens rebel at a Western summer camp in YA classic.
By Glendon Swarthout
(1970)
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Becoming Joe DiMaggio [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 8+
Poems about growing up during WWII.
By Maria Testa
(2004)
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Maniac Magee [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 9+
Exciting, moving story explores racism, myth making.
By Jerry Spinelli
(1990)
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Alice Ramsey's Grand Adventure [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 4+
Exciting tale of the first woman to drive across America.
By Don Brown
(1997)
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Baseball Bob [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 4+
Kids will accept that a dinosaur plays baseball.
By William Joyce
(1999)
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Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 4+
Teaches important lessons about faith, friendship.
By Virginia Lee Burton
(1939)
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