The brooklyn nine : A Novel in Nine Innings. / Alan M Gratz.
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- ISBN: 9781101014806 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2009.
|Summary, etc.:|| 1845: Felix Schneider, an immigrant from Germany, cheers the New York Knickerbockers as they play Three-Out, All-Out. 1908: Walter Snider, batboy for the Brooklyn Superbas, arranges a team tryout for a black pitcher by pretending he is Cuban. 1945: Kat Snider of Brooklyn plays for the Grand Rapids Chicks in the All-American Girls Baseball League. 1981: Michael Flint fi nds himself pitching a perfect game during the Little League season at Prospect Park. And there are fi ve more Schneiders to meet. In nine innings, this novel tells the stories of nine successive Schneider kids and their connection to Brooklyn and baseball. As in all family histories and all baseball games, there is glory and heartache, triumph and sacrifi ce. And it ain?t over till it?s over.
|Target Audience Note:|| Text Difficulty 4 - Text Difficulty 5
MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
5 ATOS Level
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Puffin Books, 2009. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 229 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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