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Play Ball! The Story of Little League Baseball
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,120. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Robin Van Auken. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
By Lance Van Auken and Robin Van Auken Play Ball! is the remarkable story of Little League Baseball, from the first diamond in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, to the playing fields of the world. On any given spring evening, 360,000 children around the world can be found on the dusty mounds and grassy fields of a Little League field. More than four million people play or volunteer.
Billy and the Gargoyles
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,360. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Writers AMuse Me. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Billy has just moved to New York and feels very alone, until the gargoyles on his windowsill come alive. He soon learns that he has much in common with them, and soon feels he has a new family in his new home.
The 50 Greatest Red Sox Games: 2013 Edition
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,370. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Covering the history of the Boston Red Sox, The 50 Greatest Red Sox Games lets you relive the very best (and worst) moments dating back to 1903. From history-making plays to historic achievements, Cecilia Tan and Bill Nowlin recreate the suspense, excitement, and drama of every game on the list.
The Bottom of the Ninth
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,120. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Written by a mother and daughter duo, Bottom of the Ninth is a collection of ten short stories that portray the darker side of baseball and its athletes. Stories include an owner who is willing to sell his soul for a better ballclub, a jealous husband who is consumed by the idea of his wife cheating on him, and a ballplayer on the verge of breaking a record is gunned down at the plate.
What Happened to Little League Baseball in the Inner City?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,040. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
There are various reasons why Little League Baseball has disappeared in many parts of the Chicagoland area as well as the entire nation. What Happened to Little League Baseball in the Inner City? touches on a variety of provocative issues such as the decline of Black baseball players at all levels of competition or the privatization of Little League Baseball for example.
The Product of Public School
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 55,260. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health
The Product of Public School sheds light on the environment present within American Public Schools from the perspective of a student.
Tanker 10
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,460. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013 by Book Case Engine. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
A timely and compelling story about a bullied and overweight boy and his love of baseball. "Tanker 10" opens in Brockton, MA, in 1976, where bashful and overweight 10-year-old Jimmy just wants to read his books and toss the ball with his best friend Ben. Unfortunately, Jimmy is an entertaining victim for his older brother Cliff and his buddies.
Home Free
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,540. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When her marriage goes belly up and Alex Jordan finds herself back in her hometown of Minter, she figures the worst she’ll have to deal with is the fixer-upper house she’s stuck with and the unending disapproval of her mother. Instead, her brother and her high school crush end up on the wrong end of a murder investigation, and the only way Alex can help them is to team up with a convicted felon.
The Pugilist's Son
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Price: Free! Words: 9,430. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A young fighter, Billy Hope is a promising talent, but any ambition he has is shrouded in the shadow of his father. Terry is a failed fighter, whose world title dream was never realised. But as time passed there was another way he could keep his dream alive, through the next generation, his son.
Be My Baby Tonight
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Series: The Brothers Trehan, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,890. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
***USA TODAY BESTSELLER!!*** Susanna Trent sat behind Tim Trehan in nearly every class throughout high school, and her crush on him got her, well, nowhere. But when Susanna and Tim meet again years later something seems to click, and they're off to Vegas for a quick wedding. Fast forward three months, and both are worried maybe they made a mistake. But not for the reasons you'd think…