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Two intrepid librarians review the best nonfiction books for children

Friday, April 19, 2013

Baseball Bonanza

Baseball is in the air! April is the start of the Major League Baseball season. Drive by any local park, and you'll find Little League practices in full swing. If you're planning to display or feature baseball books in your library or classroom this spring, we have some recommendations for you (with links to our reviews).

Other baseball book recommendations:

We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball by Kadir Nelson
Winner of the 2009 Sibert Medal

Becoming Babe Ruth by Matt Tavares

H is for Home Run: A Baseball Alphabet by Brad Herzog, illustrated by Melanie Rose

Louis Sockalexis: Native American Baseball Pioneer by Bill Wise, illustrated by Bill Farnsworth

Heroes of Baseball: The Men Who Made It America's Favorite Game by Robert Lipsyte

All Star!: Honus Wagner and the Most Famous Baseball Card Ever by Jane Yolen, illustrated by Jim Burke

Mighty Jackie the Strikeout Queen by Marissa Moss, illustrated by C.F. Payne