Washington Post KidsPost columnist and author Fred Bowen ? perfect for fans of Mike Lupica and Tim Green.For Jake, there is only one thing he loves more than playing shortstop for his team, and that?s
Looking for baseball action? Check out this Sports Story Series book from Washington Post KidsPost columnist and author Fred Bowen ? perfect for fans of Mike Lupica and Tim Green.
For Jake, there is only one thing he loves more than playing shortstop for his team, and that?s winning. So when newcomer Adam joins the team, Jake is excited to see that this guy can do it all?pitch, hit, field!
But as their team racks up win after win, Adam?s talents dominate every game and Jake can?t help but wonder: Do he or the other players even matter? Or will he learn that even the best players must rely on their teammates?
Author Fred Bowen?s book is an action-packed story of teamwork and friendship inspired by Babe Ruth and the 1927 Yankees, the group that many have called ?The Greatest Team of All Time.?
Discussion Guide available.
Exciting team play-by-play action, snappy dialogue, realistic conflicts, and engaging plots enhance these middle grade novels which feature fascinating glimpses into sports history.
?Bowen?s stories move along briskly with rapid-fire action sequences and end with surprising twists.? ?School Library Journal
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