The kid who only hit homers

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Average Rating
Series:
Publisher:
Little, Brown,
Pub. Date:
c1972.
Language:
Unknown
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG - BL: 3.9 - AR Pts: 2
Lexile measure:
650L
Description
Over one million copies sold! A baseball fan learns the true meaning of success in this beloved classic that will capture the imaginations of a new generation of young readers. Sylvester loves baseball, but he isn't exactly what you'd call a good hitter. Even though he wants nothing more than to join his neighborhood team, the Hooper Redbirds, he's sure he'll never do anything more than warm the bench. But then he meets the mysterious Mr. Baruth who promises to make Sylvester one of the best players ever. Suddenly, Sylvester goes from the worst player on the team to the kid who can only hit homers. With his overnight success, however, come tough questions. Will Sylvester ever learn the true meaning of teamwork? And what will happen when he has to learn to stand on his own? This beloved story about baseball, confidence, perseverance, and being a good teammate is a modern classic and sure to win over a new generation of young sports fans.
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ISBN:
9780316139878
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 3.9, 2 Points
Lexile measure:
650L
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Grouping Titlekid who only hit homers
Grouping Authorchristopher matt
Grouping Categorybook
Last Grouping Update2019-08-29 10:33:32AM
Last Indexed2019-11-18 04:16:48AM

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ils:a27264BookBooksUnknownLittle, Brown, c1972.127 p. ; 19 cm.
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subject_facetBaseball -- Fiction
Baseball -- Juvenile fiction
Baseball stories
title_displayThe kid who only hit homers
title_fullThe kid who only hit homers / Matt Christopher
title_shortThe kid who only hit homers
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Baseball stories