A Topps League Story Jinxed! by Kurtis Scaletta, Eric Wight
  

A Topps League Story Jinxed!

Written by Kurtis Scaletta, Eric Wight
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RRP £10.99

Synopsis

A Topps League Story Jinxed! by Kurtis Scaletta, Eric Wight

It s Chad s first spring as a batboy, and the Pine City Porcupines are hot until they come up against the league-leading Heron Lake Humdingers. Now Chad s got a whole lineup of problems: his favorite player, shortstop Mike Stammer, thinks he s jinxed; Dylan, the other batboy, doesn t even like baseball; there s a goofy new porcupine mascot on the field; plus, Chad has to fill in as batboy for the Herons. It s a good thing there s something in the cards his baseball cards, that is that can help Chad sort it all out. Praise for A Topps League Story: Jinxed This book will be an obvious choice for sports enthusiasts, as well as middle grade readers and struggling boy readers. Refreshingly, though, Scaletta has created a baseball enthusiast protagonist who has characteristics that all readers can relate to. --Library Media Connection

About the Author

Kurtis Scaletta is the author of several acclaimed middle school novels, including Mudville, one of Booklist s 2009 Top 10 Sports Books for Youth. He lives in Minneapolis. Eric Wight is the creator of the popular Frankie Pickle illustrated chapter book series. He lives in Pennsylvania with his family.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
105 pages

Author

Kurtis Scaletta, Eric Wight
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Publisher

Abrams

Publication date

1st April 2012

ISBN

9781419702860


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