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    Roberts, Ken, Franson, Leanne
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    A Horn Book Fanfare Top Ten List selection and an SSLI Honor Book. Thumb and Susan come up with an ingenious plan that will take all of the village's nine school-aged kids on the trip of a lifetime. They'll form a baseball team, win the...

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    Ritter, John H.
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    The fate of a small California town rests on the outcome of one baseball game, and Tom Gallagher hopes to lead his team to victory with the secrets of the now disgraced player, Dante Del Gato.

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    Lupica, Mike
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    When fourteen-year-old baseball player Hutch feels threatened by the arrival of a new teammate named Darryl, he tries to work through his insecurities about both Darryl and his remote and silent father, who was once a great ballplayer...

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    Bauer, Joan
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    Jeremiah is the world's biggest baseball fan. He really loves baseball and he knows just about everything there is to know about his favorite sport. So when he's told he can't play baseball following an operation on his...

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    Connor, Shae, McMurray, Kate, Freeman, Kerry, Labbe, Marguerite
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    Baseball — America's favorite pastime — provides a field wide open for romance. A Home Field Advantage may not help when Toby must choose between the team he’s loved all his life and the man he could love for the rest of it. In 1927,...

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    Soos, Troy
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    When Giant's rookie Mickey Rawlings discovers the body of a glamorous movie star--and the Dodgers' new owner--bad luck stalks him, calling outs on and off the field.

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    W. P. Kinsella
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    Mike Houle is a college all-star second baseman in his junior year when he turns down a fourth-round draft pick offer from the Montreal Expos. He'll finish his business degree and try his luck again next year. But Mike's final...

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    Gutman, Dan
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    Joe and his longtime enemy, Bobby Fuller, use a vintage baseball card to travel in time, hoping to stop Jim Thorpe from participating in the 1912 Olympics and losing his medals, but instead they watch Thorpe struggle during his first...

  • Author:
    Barwin, Steven
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    Everything stops making sense for southpaw Travis Barkley when his parents die in a car crash and he is separated from his sister, Amanda. After years of being in the foster-care system, Travis receives a puzzling postcard from Amanda...

  • Author:
    Soos, Troy
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    Mickey Rawlings, playing for the Detroit Tigers as a utility infielder, attends a labor meeting to satisfy his curiosity about a ballplayers' union. When the organizer dies at the meeting, Mickey is falsely accused of the murder.

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    Schwartz, Ellen
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    Ten-year-old Kenny (Kenji in Japanese) worships his older brother, Mickey (Mitsuo), a baseball hero whose outstanding performance on the Asahi baseball team has given him fame and popularity. Despite Kenny's suspected heart condition,...

  • Author:
    Barwin, Steven
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    Baseball season has begun for the Gulf Coast Sharks. As a senior, Griffin has college in his sights and plans to land himself a baseball scholarship. His determination causes him to turn a blind eye to the hazing of new players by the...

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    Battle, Craig
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    "Camp Average is a middle-grade novel that tells the story of a group of 11-year-old boys sharing Cabin 10 at a six-week summer sports camp for boys. The actual name of the place is Camp Avalon, but the kids call it Camp Average,...

  • Author:
    Battle, Craig
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    The actual name of the place is Camp Avalon, but the kids call it Camp Average, because they never win at any sport. And that's the way they like it. But this summer, Winston, the new camp director, doesn't like losing, and he...

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    Boggs, Johnny D.
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    In a rapidly changing Western frontier, baseball isn't always fun and games, especially when one bad play might leave two of you cut from the National Bloomer Girls team, or just plain dead.

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    Hayes, Lane
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    A Better Than Story When Curt Townsend, a successful young DC lawyer, attends his first gay wedding, he doesn’t expect anything more than a great evening out spent celebrating two lucky guys willing to commit to one another. He...

  • Author:
    Kusugak, Michael Arvaarluk, Krykorka, Vladyana
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    Life in the high Arctic is beautifully captured in this classic picture book, read aloud in digital form by award-winning Inuit author Michael Arvaarluk Kusugak. The year is 1955 and Arvaarluk and his friends watch as Rocky Parsons...

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