Rally Caps

Summary:

Jordan (10) loves baseball and everything about the game. When a flying bat breaks his nose, Jordan approach to the game changes. Now he's afraid to play ball. When he gets to summer baseball camp, he meets Luca, a fellow baseball fan from Italy who has been thrown a curve of his own: hearing loss. Life at camp isn't all baseball, and there are plenty of pranks and surprises.


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

Rally Caps will take you around the horn in this story about two youth baseball players whose friendship helps them overcome personal challenges.

Content Awareness Factors:

None.


Parent Reaction

Baseball fans and sports campers will enjoy this sweet story of friendship and perseverance. As a Baltimore Orioles fan growing up, I particularly enjoyed all the historical references.

Type of Book:
This chapter book blends a fictional story with a lot of baseball history.
Reading Level:
5.8
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
9 to 12
Recommended Age To Read Together:
6 to 12
Purchase Recommendation:
Borrow, at least. Baseball lovers young and old will enjoy this story and it would make a nice gift.

Title Rally Caps
Author Stephen J. Cutler
Illustrators Kathy Temean
ISBN 9781424173815
Material Hard Cover
Cost $16.95
Genres Humor, Sports
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