Books tagged: little league

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Summers Run: An American Boyhood
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Price: $4.80 USD. Words: 87,280. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Claude Kinkade moves to the family farm and with his cousin Nathean Summers, helps form a Little League team for the local farm boys. Nathe is a film star from the 50s-60s and becomes the father figure Claude desperately seeks. Claude's mother Daisy, however, is launching her singing career in Las Vegas and expects Claude to join her. Whose wisdom will decide his future, Daisy's or Summers' Run?
The Reluctant Apostle
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,580. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The author, a player in his youth, is persuaded to coach a Seattle little league team, with utterly disastrous results. Losing every game is only the beginning. It is the mix of heroics and tragedy in lower case, the torments and the injustices, the rain, mud, the charm of each young player, and the coach's reflections on subjects from Plato to giftedness, that render this book unforgettable.
The Year the Giants Won the Series: A Journal of the 2010 World Series Champions
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,290. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Drawn from Joseph Sutton's journal, his observations of the San Francisco Giants' climb to win the 2010 World Series will remind you how a bunch of ragtag ballplayers became champions of the world. Interspersed with comments from his notes of twenty years ago as Little League coach for his son's teams, Sutton enhances the importance that baseball plays in bonding fathers and sons.
Lenny Smiles
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Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
There is more to the little league pennant race than just winning and losing.
Prom Dates and Softball Bats
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011 by Blue Cedar Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
The minute Jenny steps onto the field she finds trouble – trouble she hoped would mean the end of her softball career. But when sexy senior Jason thwarts that plan, she has no choice but to play-ball. Except Jason knows her secret – Jason, the one person who can help her remember why she loved the game so much…
The Tail of Horace Boris Kline
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
The rhyming adventure of how the TAIL of a lonely little baseball playing Dragon and a former big league umpire forever changed the hearts and minds of the town little league baseball team.
Throw Like a Girl, Catch a Date
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011 by Blue Cedar Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Every team has its sweet girl, its hot girl, and the big girl who crushes the ball out of the park. Lacey worked hard to build this reputation, but now in her senior year finds herself alone. No one asked her to prom. And no one ever would. But then she literally runs into nerdy-boy Tom, who for whatever reason, refuses to leave her alone.
There's No Crying in Softball
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,790. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011 by Blue Cedar Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Being awarded a college softball scholarship—a dream for many girls, and to a lucky few, a reality. But not for Heather. Unlike the other girls on her team, Heather found another dream. A different dream. A dream that neither her team, nor her parents, approves of.
More to Life than Softball
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,250. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011 by Blue Cedar Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Ever since Sally picked up her first softball, she dreamed of playing for Sunny View High. Even more, she dreamed of being a star, of following in the footsteps of her softball idol and hero, Lauren. All those years of working hard, practicing, and just plain hoping, and finally, finally, Sally’s dreams come true. At least, so she thinks.
Don't Jinx It! A Little-Leaguer's Superstitions
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Price: Free! Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Are you superstitious? I am! This is a story about a little league baseball player who would do anything to keep his hitting streak from being jinxed - and he does!