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Title:
Here comes the strikeout
Author:
Kessler, Leonard P., 1920-
Personal Author:
Edition:
Newly illustrated edition.
Publication Information:
[New York, N.Y.] : HarperCollins, [1992]

©1992
Physical Description:
64 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Summary:
Bobby changes from an "easy out" to a game-winning hitter with the help of a friend and a lot of hard work.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
140 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 2.0 0.5 7573.

Reading Counts RC K-2 2.6 2 Quiz: 05187 Guided reading level: K.
ISBN:
9780060231552

9780060231569
Format :
Book

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Summary

Bobby changes from an "easy out" to a game-winning hitter with the help of a friend and a lot of hard work.


Summary

With lessons on practice and perseverance, this is the perfect beginning reader for kids who love baseball!

Bobby loves baseball. He can run the bases fast. He can slide. He can catch the ball.

But he has never hit the ball.

A lucky bat won't do the trick--though with hard work and determination, Bobby might just hit a home run.

Full of charming illustrations and simple text by Leonard Kessler, this Level Two I Can Read is for readers who have begun reading on their own, but still need a little help.


Reviews 2

Booklist Review

Gr. 1-2. From the author and illustrator of The Wild Baby (1981) comes an offbeat story of a little old man who leads a lonely life. Although he's nice to everyone, "the dogs would growl at him, and the old men would trip him when he went out for his morning stroll." One day, a dog befriends him, and they live happily together. When the dog also makes friends with a little girl, the little old man walks away, heartbroken. He returns to find that they can all be friends. Wry, sensitive ink drawings illustrate the bittersweet tale. While the story's droll humor will not appeal to everyone, libraries with large beginning reader collections may want to consider this one. (Reviewed Dec. 1, 1992)0060231564Carolyn Phelan


Booklist Review

Gr. 1-2. From the author and illustrator of The Wild Baby (1981) comes an offbeat story of a little old man who leads a lonely life. Although he's nice to everyone, "the dogs would growl at him, and the old men would trip him when he went out for his morning stroll." One day, a dog befriends him, and they live happily together. When the dog also makes friends with a little girl, the little old man walks away, heartbroken. He returns to find that they can all be friends. Wry, sensitive ink drawings illustrate the bittersweet tale. While the story's droll humor will not appeal to everyone, libraries with large beginning reader collections may want to consider this one. (Reviewed Dec. 1, 1992)0060231564Carolyn Phelan