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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - rgruberexcel - LibraryThing
RGG: Historical fiction, post WWII racism towards Japanese-American is represented through a baseball game between 6th grade girls. The eighteen different (unreliable) narrators, many of whom speak in ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - CBJames - LibraryThing
This may not be a fair review. I have a few issues with Bat 6. You have been warned. Bat 6 is the story of how racism hit home following World War II in small town rural Oregon. Every year, the sixth ... Read full review