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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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Park, Barbara.

Summary: Alex's active sense of humor helps him get along with the school braggart, make the most of his athletic talents, and simply get by in a hectic world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1997

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

Maddox, Jake

Summary: After his embarrassing strike out last season Eddie Jackson decided to quit baseball and stick to band practice, but Coach persuades him to join the team as the backup catcher--then the starter is injured and Eddie finds himself back in the lineup, facing his fear of failing the team.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 MAD

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

Platt, Christine A.

Summary: Ana & Andrew are finally old enough to play team sports! Andrew tries out for the baseball team. When he is nervous before his first game, Papa tells him to think of Jackie Robinson, the first African American to play modern Major League Baseball. (Amazon).

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calico Kid, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2021

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

Green, Tim

Summary: Jalen DeLuca can analyze and predict almost exactly what a pitcher is going to pitch, but without the statistics he has on the pro players, Jalen finds success to be extremely challenging, especially with all the extra drama of his mom coming back into his life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Companyt 2021

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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

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAD

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mauleón, Daniel

Summary: Determined to be a great baseball player like others in his family, Fernando needs their help to regain his confidence after his coach tells him to steal a base and he fails. Includes discussion questions, information about baseball, and glossary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2021

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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

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

King, Stephen

Summary: Retired third-base coach George 'Granny' Grantham chronicles the story of Billy Blakely, a catcher called up from Iowa to play for the New Jersey Titans in the spring of 1957. A powerful hitter and passionate catcher, Blockade Billy becomes notorious for drawing blood out of runners who collide with him at home plate. However, Billy holds a sinister secret, one that causes baseball officials to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audioworks/Simon & Schuster Audio 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC KIN

Schrempp, Skyler

Summary: "Dust Bowl refugee Gloria Mae Willard finds herself uprooted and working on a California peach orchard, where she tries to join the secret, all-boys baseball team that she's desperate to play on"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2022

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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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC SCA

Katschke, Judy.

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Charlie Brown is the manager of the losingest baseball team in Little League.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2011

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Fourteen-year-old Caleb Parker has not been having much fun playing baseball recently, but when his mother volunteers to host Ricky Alvarez, a nineteen-year-old Dominican player on a local independent team in their Minnesota town, he finds a friend and mentor whose own struggles serve as an inspiration to the young Caleb.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2018

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

Maddox, Jake

Summary: Malcolm is used to being the star first-baseman of his middle school team, but this year he has serious competition from a former benchwarmer, so he finds himself stuck in the outfield--and having to learn to put the team first.

Format: text

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

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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 2015

Maddox, Jake.

Summary: Caleb has always batted with the same wood bat until the other team accuses Caleb of cheating by tampering with the bat! Now Caleb is forced to use the aluminum bat. How is he supposed to help his team win when he keeps striking out?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MAD

Torrey, Rich.

Summary: Jordan is excited about his baseball game, the first one of the season.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kane Miller 2012

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Christopher, Matt

Summary: "When his teammate Stu is injured during practice, Manny promises to keep quiet so he can play, but then Stu starts acting funny, and Manny struggles with whether to keep his silence or break his promise and let his team down" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2018

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

Dugan, Jennifer

Summary: A baseball pitcher and a student umpire fall for one another against league regulations and must keep it secret.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2024

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC DUG

Joven, C. C.

Summary: Jackson loves baseball, but a bee in the outfield causes him to miss a fly ball, and the game is stopped until the bee finally departs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN JOV

Barnett, Mac

Summary: The Lady and Rex have a baseball game against the Big City Brats. Jack is not allowed to swing the bat, so he is told to be the Bat Boy. That is, until the Lady Town Ladies and the Big City Brats are tied. It's up to Jack to hit a home run, but on the way to home plate he spots some snacks.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books, Inc. 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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