The Boy Who Saved Baseball
The Boy Who Saved Baseball

The Boy Who Saved Baseball

Ritter, John H.
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Author: John Ritter

Age Range: 8 - 12 years
Grade Level: 3 - 7
Lexile Measure: 0660 
Paperback: 224 pages
Publisher: Puffin Books; Reprint edition (March 17, 2005)

ISBN: 0142402869


Details: Tom Gallagher is in a tight spot. The fate of the Dillontown team rests on the outcome of one baseball game, winner take all. If Tom's team loses, they lose their field too. But how can they possibly win? Just when everything seems hopeless, a mysterious boy named Cruz de la Cruz rides into town and claims to know the secret of hitting. Not to mention the secrets of Dante Del Gato, Dillontown's greatest hitter ever. Since he walked away from the game years ago, Del Gato hasn't spoken a word to anyone. But now he might be Tom's only hope for saving his hometown. From the award-winning author of Over the Wall and Choosing Up Sides comes this imaginative tale of one boy's struggle to preserve the spirit of the game he loves.

EAN: 9780142402863

Package Dimensions: 7.7 x 5.1 x 0.8 inches