H Is For Home Run; A Baseball Alphabet

Summary:

With this book, you not only stroll through the alphabet, you also learn lots about baseball: history, technique, and players.


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

There is great longevity for this book. Younger readers will enjoy the alliteration, older readers and parents will enjoy the more detailed descriptions of the game.

Content Awareness Factors:

None.


Little Kid Reaction

From the first reading, our preschooler loved pointing to the letter emphasized on the page.

Parent Reaction

I am in awe that someone could pull together an A to Z for baseball. The poetry is not near as awesome as the illustrations and the baseball history.

Type of Book:
This is a book that uses alliteration to teach the alphabet, baseball style.
Educational Themes:

Aside from learning the alphabet, you can share America's past time with your kids.

Reading Level:
6.1
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
10 and Up
Recommended Age To Read Together:
4 to 10
Age of child:
Started reading with child 3½ years old.
Purchase Recommendation:
Buy! Especially if you have a baseball fan (young or old) in the house.

Title H Is for Home Run: A Baseball Alphabet
Author Brad Herzog
Publisher Sleeping Bear Press © 2004
Illustrators Melanie Rose
ISBN 1585362190
Material Hard Cover
Cost $16.95
Genres Sports
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