Baseball Books for Middle Schoolers
Ten-year-old Elijiah Breeze, a.k.a. Jumper, is having the hardest summer of his life. His father has just died; his mother has moved them from the suburbs to New York City's Harlem area; and he has to spend the summer at baseball camp. Basketball is Jumper's game.
An award-winning author's terrific tale of a misfit little league baseball team and the 12-year-old girl whose obnoxious antics help put them together.
Praise for The Toilet Paper Tigers
"A broad-humored farce...with plenty of unconventional baseball action." — Kirkus