The Boy Who Saved Baseball
Is baseball only a game? Not if the future of your town is dependent on winning one last contest. For this you need some help - from the exp-pro player, Del Gato. And from a mysterious kid who rides into town with his own bat. Will it be enough?
After your child receives and reads this book, Discuss one or more of the following questions to help him/her make connections and build comprehension.
- Tom thinks $6 Million is a lot of money. What would you do with $6 Million? Make a list. Share your list with a parent.
- The Dillontown team knows that it will be hard for them to win the baseball game, but they have hope. Think of another story where someone has hope. Use a Venn diagram. How is that character like Tom? How are they different? Share your diagram with a parent.
- Which boy was the boy who saved baseball? Make a list of the reasons you think it was him. Discuss it with a parent.
- Make up a story about what Tom does with his $1.5 Million. Does he give it to the town? Does he keep it? What does he spend it on? Make a list. Share your list with a parent.
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