The Boy Who Saved Baseball

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?

By: John Ritter
Fiction

Discovery Questions

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.

Book Details

Pages:
32
Grade Level:
4th Grade
Genre:
Fiction
Bilingual?
No
SEL
No
Multi-ethnic?
No
Student Favorite
Yes
Part of a Series
Yes
Book Code
#529
ISBN
9780142402863

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