ABCs of Baseball

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Penguin, Feb 2, 2012 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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America's favorite pasttime from A to Z.

From young to old, new to tried-and-true, here is the baseball book for every fan. With one or more baseball-related terms for each letter arranged in alphabetic order, accompanied by a stirring illustration, this gorgeous compendium celebrates America's game. Large paintings of scenes alternate with scrapbook-style pages. Facts, figures, faces, lists, and other information comprise an additional resource in the back of the book. As contemporary as today's sports page and as nostalgic as an old baseball card, this is an alphabet book for kids, their parents and grandparents that can be used all through the year.

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User Review  - widdowsd - LibraryThing

This alphabet book is geared toward elementary students and gives several vocabulary words for each letter of the alphabet. It has detailed illustrations and students can build their knowledge of baseball. Read full review

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User Review  - Jill.Haner - LibraryThing

Here is what I loved about the book: That the letter Q was for questions and the quotations that came from those questions, that there were stats up to 2010 at the end that gave great detail, that ... Read full review


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Peter Golenbock is a sports journalist and author with six bestselling adult titles, and is one of the best-known baseball writers today. He lives in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Dan Andreasen has illustrated many well-loved books for children. He lives with his family in Medina, Ohio.

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