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Maddox, Jake

Summary: Malcolm loves baseball and science, but his teammates are not always pleased with the ideas he comes up with--until he uses science to come up with a winning pitch, the knuckleball.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, an imprint of Capstone 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MAD

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAD

Headen, Sandra W.

Summary: In 1939 North Carolina, an all-Black baseball team "trespasses" on the whites-only baseball field, and the resulting racial outrage can only be resolved on the mound.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2024

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC HEA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC HEA

Klages, Ellen

Summary: In 1957, inspired by what she is learning about civil rights and armed with knowledge of female ball players, ten-year-old Katy Gordon fights to be allowed to play Little League baseball.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC KLA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KLA

King, Kevin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIN

Christopher, Matt

Summary: "Cousins and best friends Liam McGrath and Carter Jones must play against each other to achieve their dreams of winning the Series title! One cousin will win; the other will lose"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC CHR

Higuera, Donna Barba

Summary: "Lupe Wong is going to be the first female pitcher in the Major Leagues. She's also championed causes her whole young life. Some worthy ... like expanding the options for race on school tests beyond just a few bubbles. And some not so much...like complaining to the BBC about the length between Doctor Who seasons. Lupe needs an A in all her classes in order to meet her favorite pitcher, Fu Li...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Levine Querido 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC HIG

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC HIG

Swartz, Elly

Summary: Dani and Eric have been best friends since Dani moved next door in second grade--until one summer when everything changes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2023

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SWA

Maddox, Jake

Summary: When his father's valuable signed baseball disappears during the team's sleepover, Ian Shin, catcher for the Scottsville Knights, suspects the new pitcher, Hunter Yates, but he cannot be sure, and his trust in his teammates is shattered--so he must uncover the truth to bring the team back together.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MAD

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Maddox 2016

Lupica, Mike.

Summary: Even though his mother feels baseball ruined her marriage to his father, she allows fourteen-year-old Brian to become a bat boy for the Detroit Tigers, who have just drafted his favorite player back onto the team.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC LUP

Price, Dorothy H.

Summary: J.C. is excited to join the new baseball team at the community center and show off his pitching skills, but his enthusiasm turns to disappointment when Vicky is chosen to take the mound first.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, an imprint of Capstone 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE PRI

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Zack is a fine defensive outfielder, but he has trouble hitting the ball--until his friend, Jamie, offers to help him using a virtual reality batting program.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, an imprint of Capstone 2024

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Sax, Sarah

Summary: "It's warm up time in this newest installment in the Brinkley Yearbook series. Will Alexandra make the cut and help the historically boys baseball team defend their 9-year championship title? Alexandra, also known as Al, has been playing baseball with her older brothers for as long as she can remember. But when she ages out of Little League, it seems like it's the end of the road for Al and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2024

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Kelly, David A.

Summary: In New York City for the annual series between rival teams, the Yankees and the Mets, Mike and Kate investigate a spate of pranks, thefts, and sabotage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED BPMSS

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED KEL

Stroman, Marcus

Summary: Marcus, a young baseball pitcher, learns that perfect games only come with a lot of practice--and some strikeouts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC STR

Wallace, Rich

Summary: Seventh-grader Javon is the relief pitcher for his summer league baseball team and they are in the championship tournament--trouble is there is one player on the team they are playing that he cannot seem to get out.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magic Wagon 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC WAL

Kelly, David A. (David Andrew)

Summary: Through the window of their hotel room in the Toronto Blue Jays baseball stadium, cousins Mike and Kate spot strange blue lights flashing across the bullpen and decide to investigate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED KEL

Kelly, David A. (David Andrew)

Summary: "Babe Ruth's baseball glove goes missing before a Baltimore Orioles game. It's up to cousins Mike and Kate to find its whereabouts"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED BPM 15

Korman, Gordon.

Summary: After unscrupulous collector S. Wendell Palamino cons him out of a valuable baseball card, sixth-grader Griffin Bing puts together a band of misfits to break into Palomino's heavily guarded store and steal the card back.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2009

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION KOR

Bain, Donald

Summary: In this installment of the USA Today bestselling series, Jessica Fletcher is visiting out-of-state friends when she finds out just how deadly the game of baseball can be. Visiting old friends Jack and Meg Duffy in Arizona, Jessica watches their foster son hit the winning run for the Mesa Rattlers in an AA league playoff game. She and the Duffys are thrilled at Ty Ramos' success, but team owner...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2007

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Scattergood, Augusta.

Summary: Sixth-grader Theo leaves everything behind to live with his Uncle Chester, a Vietnam War veteran and loner, in Destiny, Florida, but he is drawn to play the piano in Miss Sister's dance school and soon makes friends with the feisty Anabel, a baseball fanatic who invites Theo to help solve a mystery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC SCA

Green, Tim

Summary: "A troubled kid finds his bearings in a new school after a baseball coach offers him a spot on the team"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC GRE

Palmer, Iva-Marie

Summary: When her school is shut down due to an asbestos problem, all-star pitcher Gabby Garcia is sent to an upscale private school that already has a star pitcher, and to make matters worse, she has trouble making friends and finding her place.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC PAL

Klages, Ellen

Summary: In 1957, ten-year-old Katy Gordon fights to be allowed to play Little League baseball and uses what she learns about civil rights and the history of female baseball players to challenge the league ban on girls.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC KLA

Kelly, David A. (David Andrew)

Summary: Cousins Mike and Kate investigate when someone tries to stop the Cooperstown team from participating in the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED BPMSS

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