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Lupica, Mike.

Summary: Pitching prodigy Michael Arroyo is on the run from social services after being banned from playing Little League baseball because rival coaches doubt he is only twelve years old and he has no parents to offer them proof.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2006

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION Lup

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JFIC LUP

Warner, Gertrude Chandler

Summary: The Aldens help out at a minor league stadium and investigate when it appears someone in the ballpark is stealing the home team pitcher's signals and relaying them to the batters of the other team.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman & Co. 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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 Interlochen

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

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

Feinstein, John.

Summary: While covering baseball's World Series between the Washington Nationals and the Boston Red Sox, teenage sports reporters Stevie and Susan Carol investigate a rookie pitcher whose evasive answers during an interview reveal more than a few contradictions in his life story.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Gutman, Dan.

Summary: Joe Stoshack travels back to 1919, where he meets Shoeless Joe Jackson and tries to prevent the fixing of the World Series in which Jackson was wrongly implicated.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD GUT

Lupica, Mike

Summary: Ben and his friends, the Core Four Plus One, are so excited to play in their town's All-Star Baseball league. But in the first game of the season Ben gets hit by a pitch. It's never happened to him before and it shakes him up. Another player on Ben's team, Justin, is acting really weirdly. Ben has known Justin for a while and they're friendly but he's not one of Ben's closest "boys." Justin is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC LUP

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION LUP

Gutman, Dan.

Summary: With his ability to travel through time using baseball cards and photographs, thirteen-year-old Joe and his mother go back to 1863 to ask Abner Doubleday whether he invented baseball, but instead find themselves in the middle of the Battle of Gettysburg.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Anthony, David

Summary: The heroes' baseball team, the Traverse City Salmon, are playing the Garden City Sprouts in the little league championship game. The Sprouts throw a curve ball and turn into pinch-hitting plant monsters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sigil Pub. 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC ANT

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Anthony 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Crowe, Chris.

Summary: An African American family in Cleveland, Ohio, listens on their new radio to the first game of the 1948 World Series, in which Larry Doby, the first black player in the American League, won the game for the Cleveland Indians.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 DOB

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

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KLA

Kelly, David A. (David Andrew)

Summary: Cousins Kate and Mike visit Kate's father, a baseball scout for the Dodgers, in Los Angeles just as a series of suspicious events lead him to think that someone is trying to steal his scouting reports.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED BPM 3

Kelly, David A. (David Andrew)

Summary: While visiting Houston, Texas, Mike and Kate tour the Johnson Space Center with an astronaut in the morning and at the Houston Astros' ball game that evening, the cousins search for the person who steals the astronaut's moonrock when he arrives at the stadium to sign autographs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED BPM 4

Wiesner, David

Summary: In this wordless picture book, a young outfielder imagines all the terrifying ways he might not catch the baseball, and one way that he can.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Wiesner 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE WIE

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 East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC LUP

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC LUP

Gutman, Dan.

Summary: 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 season with the New York Giants.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollinsPublishers 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Gutman, Dan.

Summary: 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 season with the New York Giants.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD GUT

Gutman, Dan.

Summary: With his ability to travel through time by using baseball cards, Joe goes back to 1947 to meet Jackie Robinson, turning into a black boy in the process.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Books 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Howard, Ryan

Summary: A new chapter book series from Major League Baseball's 2006 National League MVP, Ryan Howard! Every day when Little Rhino comes home from school, he finishes his homework, grabs his bat, his glove, and runs outside to meet Grandpa James. They always practice catching and hitting in the backyard. Playing baseball with grandfather is Little Rhino's favorite thing to do, especially when he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Gantos, Jack.

Summary: When Rotten Ralph, the cat, fails to win a spot on a baseball team with his friend Sarah, he becomes the "cat boy" instead, still dreaming of proving himself the superstar he imagines himself to be.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE GAN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE GAN

Bailer, Darice.

Summary: Team manager Charlie Brown, is so desperate to win a baseball game, that he tries to trade Lucy, his worst player, but ends up trading Snoopy, his best player.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Gantos, Jack.

Summary: Joey, who is still taking medication to keep him from getting too wired, goes to spend the summer with the hard-drinking father he has never known and tries to help the baseball team he coaches win the championship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2000

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC GAN

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC GAN

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC GAN

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Lester, Helen.

Summary: An Australian wombat joins the Champs baseball team, and even though he is disastrously ignorant about the game, his innate talents save everyone when a tornado suddenly strikes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE LES

MacLachlan, Patricia.

Summary: Edward is one of a large and close family that loves baseball, music, books, and each other, and when he unexpectedly dies and his parents donate his organs, his wonderful eyes go to a perfect recipient.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Mac