The Lucky Baseball Bat

The first book ever published by Matt Christopher now in a special Anniversary Edition that is a faithful fascimile of the original book first published in 1954. To commemorate the fiftieth anniversary, this edition reinstates the illustrations from the original edition, and celebrates the classic story. Will Marvin find his lucky bat—and his confidence—in time …

Baseball Jokes and Riddles

What are the best kind of shoes to wear for stealing bases? Get ready to hold your sides and roll your eyes—America’s best-loved sports writer for children has let his sense of humor loose! This collection of wacky jokes, riddles, puns, and anecdotes about our favorite pastime is sure to liven up the diamond and …

The Dog that Called the Pitch

No batter, no batter, no — umpire? The Dog that Called the Pitch Harry, the Airedale with ESP, and his best friend, Mike, pitcher for the Grand Avenue Giants, are back! In this latest adventure, Mike and Harry discover that someone else shares their telepathic abilities: the new home-plate umpire, Mr. Grimley. When Mike accidentally …

The Dog That Stole Home

When Harry the Airedale is grounded for nipping another dog, Mike is forced to muddle through a baseball game without his best friend’s encouragement. He hits a crucial triple, but with the team’s weakest batter up next, how will he ever score the game-winning run? Out of nowhere comes a fuzzy, four-legged miracle to make …

Extreme Teams #3: Roller Hockey Rumble

Bizz Juarez is a whiz at roller hocker, and she uses her talent to help her best friend, Savannah Smith, learn how to play. Bizz is a patient teacher, but she can also be hot-headed. When a bully makes fun of Savannah’s poor skills, Bizz lets her temper take control. Before she knows what’s happened, …

Extreme Teams #4: On Thin Ice

It’s December, and the Smith family is planning a big holiday party for Savannah and her classmates from the all-girl private school she attends. Savannah worries that she can’t invite her best friend, Bizz Juarez, and the others from the skatepark because they don’t go to the school. Then she finds out that Jonas Malloy …