Cover Your Bases With These 10 Baseball Books for Middle Grade Readers - The B&N Kids BlogMy son fell in love with baseball at the age of 20 months. Rather than just list books, I explain what my son finds appealing about each book or series. I include and emphasize only books he liked, even if I personally found them boring after a few readings. In my mind, there are two types of age ranges: child reading reader , and parent reading listener. This book is simply baseball-related images with one word each, yet my son never tired of having this book read to him at the age of 2. As with many A-B-C books, it makes for dull reading for the parent.
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The next time your kid wonders why the umpire points when calling balls and strikes, you can point to Hoy as the deaf man who made it happen. Although he had nothing to do with the tradition of blind umps. This short history of the Negro League shines a light on an ugly period of racial segregation in professional baseball. From until Jackie Robinson broke through to the majors in , these African-American ballplayers endured discrimination, terrible working conditions, and barely any pay just to play the sport of baseball — in many cases at an even higher level than their white counterparts in the major leagues. Your family may have enough members to play doubles tennis or, at least compete in curling , but the Acerra family had enough boys to field a baseball team. Vernick tells the true story about 12 baseball-loving brothers in the 30s and most likely one exhausted mother who went on to be the longest-playing all-brother baseball team in history. In Mudball he hits a game-winning inside-the-park-home-run — because it got stuck in the mud.
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