Nick Plays Baseball by Rachel Isadora

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Grab the best seats for a homerun combination of practical information and pure fun. The championship game is coming up soon, and Nick can't wait to pitch for his team, the Rockets. Come watch Nick practice with the team and learn about equipment, drills, and positions. Listen to Coach Brian's tips and his advice on good sportsmanship and being a team player. Then, watch the championship game, with an easy-to-understand narration of how Nick's line drive helps bring teammate Mady home to win the game! Chock full of all the information kids need, this will score a big hit with beginning players or kids who just love the game.
 

About Rachel Isadora

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Rachel Isadora began dancing at the age of eight. She trained at George Balanchine's School of American Ballet and has danced professionally. Rachel lives in New York City with her family. Rachel Isadora has illustrated many books set in the world of dance and theater, including Opening Night, My Ballet Class, Swan Lake, The Little Match Girl, and Ben's Trumpet, which received the Caldecott Honor Award and the Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Award.copyright © 2000 by Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers. All rights reserved.Rachel Isadora began dancing at the age of eight. She trained at George Balanchine's School of American Ballet and has danced professionally. Rachel lives in New York City with her family. Rachel Isadora has illustrated many books set in the world of dance and theater, including Opening Night, My Ballet Class, Swan Lake, The Little Match Girl, and Ben's Trumpet, which received the Caldecott Honor Award and the Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Award.copyright © 2000 by Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers. All rights reserved.
 
Published March 19, 2001 by Putnam Juvenile. 40 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference. Fiction

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As she chronicles the championship game and its triumphant conclusion for the Rockets, Isadora scrutinizes everything from skills and drills to scoring, practice techniques, ""Rules to Abide By"" (""Never argue with the umpire""), the various positions and ""Coach Brian's Tips"" (when you slide, ...

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