Shoeless Joe & Me

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Perfection Learning Corporation, Mar 4, 2003 - Time travel - 163 pages
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When Joe Stoshack hears about Shoeless Joe Jackson -- and the gambling scandal that destroyed the star player's career -- he knows what he has to do. If he travels back in time with a 1919 baseball card in his hand, he just might be able to prevent the infamous Black Sox Scandal from ever taking place. And if he could do that, Shoeless Joe Jackson would finally take his rightful place in the Baseball Hall of Fame.

But can Stosh prevent that tempting envelope full of money from making its way to Shoeless Joe's hotel room before the big game?

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User Review  - momof3 - Borders

I bought this for my nine year old son to read as he needed to work on a book report for school. He really enjoyed the baseball theme and the adventure story, while also learning some true facts about ... Read full review

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User Review  - mrsarey - LibraryThing

Joe Stoshack travels back in time to try and change the outcome of the scandalous 1919 World Series. A good, if formulaic, book for kids. Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Dan Gutman was born in New York City on October 19, 1955. He received a degree in psychology from Rutgers University in 1977. He started a video game magazine in 1982 called Video Games Player, which later became Computer Games. When the magazine went out of business in 1985, he decided to become a full-time writer. He wrote several non-fiction baseball books for adults, before changing his focus to non-fiction sports books for children. In 1994, he decided to switch to children's fiction. He is the author of the Baseball Card Adventures Series, My Weird School series, My Weird School Daze series, My Weirder School series, and The Genius Files series. In 2014 his title, Texas with Love, which was the fourth book in the Genius Files Series, made The New York Times Best Seller List.

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