Book Reviews

Becoming Joe DiMaggio Book Poster Image
age 8+
Poems about growing up during WWII.
By Maria Testa
(2004)
Out of the Ballpark Book Poster Image
age 4+
Yankee MVP's tale is all about positive attitude.
By Alex Rodriguez
(2007)
Maniac Magee Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Exciting, moving story explores racism, myth making.
By Jerry Spinelli
(1990)
Santa, Are You for Real? Book Poster Image
age 9+
For those ready to learn the truth about Santa.
By Harold Myra
(1997)
Baseball Bob Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Kids will accept that a dinosaur plays baseball.
By William Joyce
(1999)
Heat Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Engaging story about a pitching prodigy.
By Mike Lupica
(2006)
Good Sports Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Great pics elevate poems for sports lovers.
By Jack Prelutsky
(2007)
The Polar Express Book Poster Image
age 4+
One of the most beautiful Christmas books.
By Chris Van Allsburg
(1985)
The Hunger Games, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Exciting, provocative tale of lethal reality show.
By Suzanne Collins
(2008)
Hanukkah Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Award winner is perfect for holiday gift-giving.
By Roni Schotter
(2008)
Mexican Whiteboy Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Moving, violent book about teen looking for his identity.
By Matt de la Pena
(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)
Baseball Great Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Clunky but taut story of Little League steroids.
By Tim Green
(2009)
Testing the Ice: A True Story About Jackie Robinson Book Poster Image
age 5+
Daughter's memory of her bigger-than-life, courageous dad.
By Sharon Robinson
(2009)
Hothead Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Hit book teams baseball with lessons on character.
By Cal Ripken, Jr.
(2011)
Best of the Best Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Tween baseball book provides tips for sports and friendship.
By Tim Green
(2011)
Impulse: Tony Hawk's 900 Revolution, Vol. 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Action-packed skate adventure good for reluctant readers.
By M. Zachary Sherman
(2011)
Crouching Tiger Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Boy learns to appreciate his heritage in universal story.
By Ying Chang Compestine
(2011)
A Giant Crush Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Fun Valentine story stresses self-esteem, friendship.
By Gennifer Choldenko
(2011)

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