Bat 6

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Perfection Learning Corporation, Apr 1, 2000 - Juvenile Fiction - 230 pages
56 Reviews
In a powerful book set in post-World War II Oregon, sixth graders from rival towns prepare for the 50th annual softball game. Two of the players--a Japanese American who spent the war in an internment camp and a girl whose father was killed at Pearl Harbor--collide with tragic results on the day of the big game.

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User Review  - Debra - Goodreads

JA book. WWII and softball Read full review

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User Review  - Ms. Sethi - Goodreads

It was so interesting, but sad. I liked how the book is told from the perspectives of different characters. The format adds an additional spin and adds to the suspense! Read full review

About the author (2000)

Virginia Euwer Wolff is the distinguished author of six books for young readers. Her books have won the National Book Award, the Michael L. Printz Honor, the Golden Kite Award, the International Reading Association Children's Book Award, the Jane Addams Book Award, the PEN-West Book Award, and the Oregon Book Award, among many other honors. Critics have called make lemonade and true believer, the previous two books in this trilogy, "triumphant" (School Library Journal), "transcendent" (ALA Booklist), and "groundbreaking" (Publishers Weekly). Virginia Euwer Wolff lives and works in Oregon City, Oregon.