Discover Steven Krasner's Books
**Booklist Top 10 Sports Book for Youth**
**New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age, 2003**
A "how-to" baseball book for kids 8-12 years old, as well as youth league coaches, with fundamental tips on various skills from such big-league stars as Derek Jeter, Dustin Pedroia, Kevin Youkilis, CC Sabathia, Joe Mauer, Mark Teixeira, Evan Longoria, Jon Lester and Ryan Howard.
The chapters of this easy-to-read 180-page book contain a question-and-answer portion with each star, plus his baseball memories as an 8-12-year-old. Included in each chapter is an anecdote that pertains to the skill being discussed, as well as a glossary of terms and a situation/solution to further the young player’s baseball education. Cost: $13.95
I like to read your books when I feel ill because they cheer me up and then I feel better.
-- Cody G., Grade 5, Eldredge School, East Greenwich, RI
A "how-to" baseball book for players 13-and-up featuring not only fundamental physical baseball tips, but also suggestions on how to conquer the game’s many mental challenges from 19 Hall of Famers, including Whitey Ford, Johnny Bench, Tom Seaver, Ozzie Smith and Carl Yastrzemski, in a 221-page easy-to-read format. Each chapter also includes the player’s baseball memories as a youth and as a big-leaguer, as well as his superstitions. Cost: $14.95
A fun, whimsical 32-page picture book featuring plays on words for 7-12-year-olds, as well as bedtime reading for younger children.
Dad gets mixed up a lot, to the amusement and frustration of Mom and their three children, Amy, Jeffrey and Emily. You get apple juice from apples, right? So what do you get from cows? Cow juice, right? You have to squeeze the cow, too, don’t you? That’s what Dad thinks, anyway. Ears of corn? Heads of lettuce?
Eventually, Amy and Jeffrey turn the tables on their silly Dad.
Find the cows that are hidden on every double page! Cost: $5.00
A non-fiction picture-book account of the longest game ever played in professional baseball history, a 33-inning game between the minor-league Pawtucket Red Sox and the Rochester Red Wings in 1981.
Quick trivia question from "The Longest Game" -- Who were the starting third basemen in the game? Answer – Future Hall of Famers Wade Boggs and Cal Ripken Jr.
This is a book for baseball fans of all ages. Cost: $5.00
Humphrey Bear has a problem. It’s time for him to hibernate, but he just can’t sleep. Penelope Penguin, meanwhile, took the wrong flight. Mortimer Monkey, Humphrey’s next-door neighbor, is allergic to bananas.
Together, in a vividly illustrated 36-page book for kids 5-10, they help each other solve their problems. Cost: $10.00
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