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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, 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

Gola, Mark.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.3576 GOL

Morhard, Ruth Hanford

Summary: "As the Great Depression brought America to the brink of disaster, a devoted single mother in Cleveland, Ohio, wrestled triumph out of adversity by creating a community activity that would inspire the nation. Josephine Morhard's daughter-in-law recounts the extraordinary life and accomplishments of the woman who established the first boys' baseball league in America"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 796.357 MOR

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

Summary: When widowed attorney Tripp Spence finds himself wanted by the IRS, he and his young pitching sensation son Derrick change their appearance, assume new identities and flee to Las Vegas. Here Derrick becomes "Mickey" and Tripp enrolls him in a second final year of Little League. But as the nation, the government and a nervous Tripp watch, "Mickey" leads his team from the city championship all...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2001

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Mickey 2001

Mandino, Og

Summary: "Tras sufrir la irreparable p rdida de su esposa e hijo en un accidente automovilístico, John Harding, un hombre que se consideraba exitoso hasta ese momento, cae en una profunda depresión. Gracias a un amigo comenzará a dirigir un equipo de beisbol infantil y conocerá a Timothy Noble, un niño de once años, poseedor de una voluntad inquebrantable a pesar de su falta de habilidad. A través de...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Diana 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.4 MAN

Summary: After Cesar's major league career is cut short, he returns to his native Monterey, Mexico. Once back home, a group of impoverished baseball-loving kids recruit him to coach their ragtag team. Together, they beat the odds and overcome hardships and bigotry to compete in the 1957 Little League World Series.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Image Entertainment 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD P

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD PER

Raven, Margot Theis.

Summary: Recounts the true story of spirit and determination from America's early civil rights history and the Cannon Street all-stars who were not allowed to play in the World Series game.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J Sports Raven

Summary: When 11-year-old Jason Ross is cut from his little league team his undefeatable spirit leads him to try and create an expansion team. In searching for a new coach, Jason comes to believe that Mack Henry is really Buck McHenry, the legendary pitcher from the old Negro Baseball Leagues. While Mack begins to coach this rag-tag team, Jason and his friends set out to prove his true identity.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Feature Films for Familes 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY FIN

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

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

Summary: Morris Buttermaker an alcoholic pest removal worker and for a very short period of time a former professional baseball player, is recruited to coach and train a failing baseball team. All of these twelve-year-olds have been thrown out of the league. After losing every game they have played in so far, the kids force the coach to straighten up and teach them how to win before the season is over.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2005

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD B

Monteleone, John J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 2004

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McIntosh, Ned.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Contemporary Books 2003

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Summary: Follows the Robins, an underdog Little League team, through their 1974 season with newcomer and autistic baseball savant, Rafer. Team leader Zack takes Rafer under his wing despite taunting from their rivals, the Hawks. Their coach and the rest of the Robins encourage Rafer as the team rises towards an unlikely championship season.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Elevating Entertainment 2013

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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 East Bay

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Voorhees, Randy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Contemporary Books 2003

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Gola, Mark.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 2005

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Summary: Follow the inspiring story of Kyle Cooke an eleven- year-old baseball player who, after moving to a new town and being unjustly cut from its all-star team, stops at nothing to make it to the World Series the following year. Kyles father, realizing his son may never get a chance to pursue his dream, finagles a way to get Kyle on a team in an opposing district. Understanding this is his one and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Scarlet Sky Productions 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TWE

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Tw

Summary: While sitting in the bleachers at his son's little league game, comedian Max Morris thinks he's found the inspiration for his next film: the absurd competitiveness of youth baseball. He then sets out to interview the team's odd, and very off-beat parents and coaches in order to gather material. While in the midst of the endless fundraising and post-game snack protocols, Max reflects back on his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY DEA

Summary: "This film contains material that will inspire your family. Mercy Rule is a baseball adventure for the whole family. Parents and kids will be inspired by the story of the Millers as they learn life's lessons of mercy, patience, sacrifice, legacy, and trusting God. Gather the whole family together and get ready to learn what it means to be a 'no quit family'"--Insert.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: mercyrulemovie.com] 2014

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Mercy 2014

Christopher, Matt

Summary: Now playing on different teams, twelve-year-old cousins--and best friends--Carter and Liam must compete against each other at the Little League World Series.

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

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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