The Team That Stopped Moving

Dick Farrar was glum.  The baseball team he had helped organize couldn’t seem to get a winning combination together.  Then one day, in the midst of an important play, something happens to Dick.  For some strange reason, all the action on the field seems to freeze, and a man who calls himself a wizard appears …

Glue Fingers

Billy Joe was a fine football player.  His brother told him he could catch a pass just as if he had glue on his fingers.  But Billy Joe wouldn’t play on any team.  He knew he was good but he also was afraid that the other boys would make fun of him because he stuttered. …

Man Out at First: A Peach Street Mudders Story

After first baseman Turtleneck Jones takes a fast-moving throw from his team’s shortstop right in the chest, he starts shying away from the ball and missing easy plays because he’s afraid of being hit again. Coach Parker has no choice but to replace Turtleneck with the Mudders’ substitute player. Will Turtleneck be able to find …

Devil Pony

A Matt Christopher Adventure Classic “He’s everything I dreamed he’d be!” exclaimed Stu Bancroft when he saw Midnight, the horse he and his sister Sally had been promised when the horse was just a foal. Now Midnight was a year old and Stu and Sally were to bring him home at the end of their …