The kid who only hit homers
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Published:
Boston, Mass. : Little, Brown, [1972].
Format:
Book
Edition:
[1st ed.]
Physical Desc:
151 pages : ill. ; 20 cm.
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 3.9 - AR Pts: 2
Lexile measure:
650L
Status:
Pennington Elementary - Kids Fiction
F CHR
Smith Springs Elementary - Kids Fiction
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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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Language:
English
ISBN:
0316139874 (pbk.)
Reading Level:
MG
Level 3.9, 2 Points
Lexile measure:
650

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Description
A boy becomes a phenomenal baseball player one summer when a mysterious stranger resembling Babe Ruth befriends him.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Christopher, M., & Kidder, H. (1972). The kid who only hit homers. [1st ed.] Boston, Mass.: Little, Brown.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Christopher, Matt, 1917-1997 and Harvey. Kidder. 1972. The Kid Who Only Hit Homers. Boston, Mass.: Little, Brown.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Christopher, Matt, 1917-1997 and Harvey. Kidder, The Kid Who Only Hit Homers. Boston, Mass.: Little, Brown, 1972.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Christopher, Matt, and Harvey Kidder. The Kid Who Only Hit Homers. [1st ed.] Boston, Mass.: Little, Brown, 1972. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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