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Product Type: Books
Age: Late Elementary School Years
Categories: Sports


2005 Award
Mighty Jackie, the Strike-Out Queen
(Marissa Moss/illus. by C. F. Payne, Simon & Schuster $16.95 Score:) Based on a true event, this entertaining biography tells the story of a mighty pitcher who managed to strike out both Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig. A member of a minor league team, Jackie Mitchell was just 17 years old on that big day when the Yankees rolled into Chattanooga to play an exhibition game that made history! Little League players are sure to enjoy this story. 7 & up.

Age: Early School Years,Later School Years. Award Year: 2005.

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2007 Award
Hey Batta Batta Swing! The Wild Old Days of Baseball
(by Sally Cook and James Charlton, illus. by Ross M, McElderry Books $17.99 Score:) Baseball fans who love trivia will enjoy the lively mix of facts and anecdotes that are woven into this zippy history of baseball. Illustrated with cartoons and drawings that match the entertaining style of the text. 6-10.

Age: Early School Years,Later School Years. Award Year: 2007.

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2008 Award
Smithsonian Baseball Treasures
(by Stephen Wong, Smithsonian Folkways/HarperColins $16.99 Score:)

Photographs of historic baseball cards, balls, uniforms, players and other memorabilia make this fun for browsing. Baseball historian adds stories that will make a hit with young baseball fans and their families. 6 & up.

Age: Early School Years, Later School Years. Award Year: 2008. Click here to purchase the product on

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2003 Award
Baseball Top 10
(by James Buckley, Jr and David Fisher, DK $9.95 Score:) If you are into baseball records and stats, you'll enjoy this compilation of the top ten of almost everything—pitching aces, hittting stars, home runs, strikeouts, largest stadiums, newest ballparks, and many, many more! Just the kind of reading young players and fans enjoy.

Age: Later School Years. Award Year: 2003.

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2006 Award
I Love Tennis
(by Naia Bray-Moffatt, DK $12.95 Score:) Kids who

Age: Early School Years,Later School Years. Award Year: 2006.

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