Magic in the Outfield, Volume 1

Author:   Loren Long ,  Phil Bildner ,  Loren Long
Publisher:   Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Edition:   Reprint ed.
Volume:   1
ISBN:  

9781416918844


Pages:   160
Publication Date:   24 February 2009
Recommended Age:   From 8 to 12 years
Format:   Paperback
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Magic in the Outfield, Volume 1


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Griffith, Graham, and Ruby's father passed away in the war. And now they must join their mother and their father's wartime traveling baseball team, The Travelin' Nine, on a tour of America to raise money. No one will tell the kids why the team needs money so badly. Their only clue is a baseball with a hole the size of an acorn in it that their Uncle Owen gave to them the night of their father's funeral. They know very little about its significance except that their father made it with his own two hands and carried it with him throughout the war. And when all three kids hold the ball, strange things begin to happen...

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Author:   Loren Long ,  Phil Bildner ,  Loren Long
Publisher:   Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Imprint:   Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Edition:   Reprint ed.
Volume:   1
Dimensions:   Width: 13.10cm , Height: 1.10cm , Length: 19.30cm
Weight:   0.122kg
ISBN:  

9781416918844


ISBN 10:   1416918841
Pages:   160
Publication Date:   24 February 2009
Recommended Age:   From 8 to 12 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  Children / Juvenile
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Loren Long illustrated President Barack Obama's Of Thee I Sing; the newest version of The Little Engine that Could by Watty Piper; Madonna's second picture book, Mr. Peabody's Apples; Nightsong by Ari Berk; Frank McCourt's Angela and the Baby Jesus; Love by Matt de la Pena; and If I Was the Sunshine by Julie Fogliano. He also wrote and illustrated the Otis series and was part of the Design Garage for Jon Scieszka's Trucktown series. Loren's work has appeared in Time, Sports Illustrated, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, and The Atlantic. He lives with his wife and two sons in Cincinnati, Ohio. Visit him at LorenLong.com. Phil Bildner is a former New York City public school teacher who lives in Newburgh, New York. He spends much of his year visiting schools and libraries around the country and world. He is the author of over twenty books including the middle grade novel A Whole New Ballgame and picture books Marvelous Cornelius, The Soccer Fence, The Hallelujah Flight, and Twenty-One Elephants. Along with Loren Long, he is the coauthor of the New York Times bestselling Sluggers series. Visit him online at PhilBildner.com.

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