The weather is getting noticeably warmer, the days are longer, and baseball season is just around the corner. Get your head in the game with these baseball themed books!
She Loved Baseball: the Effa Manley story
by Audrey Vernick
The first (and, so far, only) woman to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame was African-American Effa Manley. Manley loved baseball as a girl, and she grew up to work in the sport, breaking ground as a business manager and co-owner of the Newark Eagles Negro League team, where she fought for racial equality.
Young Cam Jansen and the Baseball Mystery
by David A. Adler
When a baseball game is stopped because of a lost ball, Cam uses her photographic memory to find it.
Satch & me : a baseball card adventure
by Dan Gutman
With his ability to travel through time using vintage baseball cards, Joe takes Flip with him to find out whether Satchel Paige really was the fastest pitcher ever.
The Desperado Who Stole Baseball
by John H. Ritter
In 1881, the scrappy, rough-and-tumble baseball team in a California mining town enlists the help of a quick-witted twelve-year-old orphan and the notorious outlaw Billy the Kid to win a big game against the National League Champion Chicago White Stockings.