Brough's Books - 50s and 60s

Baseball Books for Children
The Big Time
The Big Time
by Tim Green
Kindle Edition from Harper Collins, Inc.
Curious George at the Baseball Game
by H. A. Rey, Margret Rey
Listed under Curious George
THE REDHEADED OUTFIELD (non illustrated)
THE REDHEADED OUTFIELD (non illustrated)
by Zane Grey
Kindle Edition
by Mike Lupica
Paperback from Puffin
The Lucky Baseball Bat: 50th Anniversary Commemorative Edition (Matt Christopher Sports Fiction)
by Matt Christopher
Paperback from Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 031601012X

Football Champ
Football Champ
by Tim Green
Kindle Edition from HarperCollins e-books
The Batboy
The Batboy
by Mike Lupica
Kindle Edition from PHILOMEL
Shoeless Joe (Turtleback School and Library Binding Edition)
Shoeless Joe (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
by W.P. Kinsella
Hardcover from Turtleback
Who Was Jackie Robinson?
Who Was Jackie Robinson?
by Gail Herman
Paperback from Grosset & Dunlap
Rivals: A Baseball Great Novel
Rivals: A Baseball Great Novel
by Tim Green
Paperback from HarperCollins
Availability: Not yet published
Change-Up: Mystery at the World Series
Change-Up: Mystery at the World Series
by John Feinstein
Paperback from Yearling
Baseball Saved Us
Baseball Saved Us
by Ken Mochizuki, Dom Lee (Illustrator)
A young Japanese boy and his family are interned after the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1942.
Lee & Low Books
Reprint edition (March )
All Star Fever : A Peach Street Mudders Story
Matt Christopher, Anna Dewdney (Illustrator)
Paperback: 64 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.16 x 8.02 x 5.22
Little Brown & Co (Juv Pap); ISBN: 0316141984; Reprint edition (April )

Baseball Just for Kids : Skills, Strategies and Stories to Make You a Better Ballplayer
by Jerry Kasoff
Instructional baseball book for children 8 to 12 years old. Covers the basic rules, strategies and anecdotal history of the game. Jerry Kasoff grew up in the Bronx, New York - in the shadow of Yankee Stadium. He has a great passion for baseball and has been coaching Little League baseball since 1980.

The Bat Boy & His Violin
by Gavin Curtis, E. B. Lewis (Illustrator)
Aladdin Paperbacks
Reprint edition

Casey at the Bat
by LeRoy Neiman (Illustrator), Ernest L. Thayer
Ecco Press
Hardcover - 96 pages (May 7, )

Casey at the Bat : A Ballad of the Republic Sung in the Year 1888 (Caldecott Honor Book, )
by Ernest Lawrence Thayer, Christopher Bing (Illustrator)
Handprint Books
Hardcover - 32 pages (October 2000
Ages 5-8

Gold Dust
by Chris Lynch
"'Don't make things more complicated than they should be' would be my philosophy if I had one." The year is 1975 and that's single-minded Richard Riley Moncrief talking, a Boston seventh grader too focused on his one true love--baseball, especially the Red Sox--to even contemplate that anything...
Harpercollins Juvenile Books
Hardcover - 208 pages

Baseball's Biggest Bloopers: The Games That Got Away
by Dan Gutman
Paperback - 176 pages
Reprint edition

Nick Plays Baseball
by Rachel Isadora
Putnam Pub Group Juv
Hardcover (March )

Dirt on Their Skirts: The Story of the Young Women Who Won the World Championship
by Doreen Rappaport, et al
Dial Books for Young Readers
School & Library Binding - 40 pages
(March )

Say Hey! : A Song of Willie Mays
by Peter Mandel, Don Tate (Illustrator)
Jump at the Sun - Hardcover - 32 pages
(March )

Béisbol! Latino Baseball Pioneers and Legends
by Jonah Winter (Illustrator), Bruce Markusen Rodriguez (Introduction)

The Babe & I
by David A. Adler, Terry Widener (Illustrator)
"For my birthday I was hoping my parents would give me a bicycle. They only gave me a dime." So begins David Adler's inspired tale of the challenges and magic--yes, magic--of a depression-era childhood spent in the Bronx, New York. Disappointed, but not surprised by his present, the young narrator...
Gulliver Books
School & Library Binding - 32 pages
(April )

The Everything Kids Baseball Book : Star Players, Great Teams, Baseball Legends, and Tips on Playing Like a Pro (Everything Kids Series)
by Rich Mintzer
Adams Media Corporation
Paperback - 144 pages (April )
Special order

Eyewitness: Baseball
by James Kelley, James Buckley Eyewitness Baseball tells the story of America's pastime--from its beginnings in 19th-century English schoolyards to its current status as one of the world's favorite games. Broken down into helpful sections on the diamond, umpires, pitching, batting, the hall of fame, the Babe, and so on, each...
Hardcover - 60 pages
1st edition (March 1, )

Home Run: The Story of Babe Ruth
by Robert Burleigh, Mike Wimmer (Illustrator)
"He has always had this swing. This easy, upthrusting swing. This 'pretty' swing, not taught by any coach. One day the Babe just swung--and it was there. It was his." Combining stirring, poetic prose and Mike Wimmer's realistic illustrations, Home Run conveys the feeling of excitement and awe that...
Silver Whistle
School & Library Binding - 32 pages

Lou Gehrig: The Luckiest Man
by David A. Adler, et al
The story of Lou Gehrig, the heroic Yankee who battled with ALS, was inspirational far beyond Yankee Stadium. David Adler's spare biography tells Gehrig's story just as the athlete lived: with unassuming simplicity. It's a wise choice, since the story is so affecting on its own.
Voyager Books
Paperback - 32 pages
Reprint edition (April )

Hank Aaron : Brave in Every Way
by Peter Golenbock, Paul Lee (Illustrator)
School & Library Binding - 32 pages
(April )

20,000 Baseball Cards Under the Sea (Step into Reading, a Step 3 Book)
Jon Buller, Susan Schade (Contributor)
Paperback / Published 1991

Virtual Vandals
by Tom Clancy
At a holographic "old timer's" baseball game, Matt Hunter and several other Net Force Explorers are thrilled to see Babe Ruth swing for the fences. But when Ruth does his famous routine of pointing to the stands
Listed under Net Force

Zachary's Ball
by Matt Tavares (Illustrator)
A magical baseball story suitable children 5-8.
Hardcover: 32 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.45 x 8.47 x 10.98
Candlewick Press; ISBN: 0763607304; (March )

Baseball Bob
by William Joyce
"The Ballad of Dinosaur Bob," reproduced in full at the end of the book, begins like this (sing to the tune of "Auld Lang Syne"): "He's Bob, the best old Bob, / the biggest Bob you've ever seen. / He's Mesozoic and heroic, and he's really green." All this is true of Bob, which fans of William...
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