Roasted Peanuts by Tim Egan

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Sam and Jackson both agreed: nothing beat baseball. The crowds cheering, the bright green grass, the tasty roasted peanuts. Sam was an amazing athlete—very strong and fast, a big-leaguer in the making. Jackson, on the other hand, was not very strong or very fast at all. He could throw very far, but that was about it. When Sam makes the team and Jackson doesn’t, he misses having Jackson there on the field with him. And then he sees a poster . . .

Tim Egan has crafted a quirky tale of friendship and loyalty, complete with a late-inning nail biter that will keep baseball fans on the edge of their seats!
 

About Tim Egan

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Tim Egan is the author and illustrator of several offbeat and humorous tales for children. He is consistently recognized for his individuality and delightful illustrations. Born in New Jersey, Tim moved to California to attend the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. He still lives in southern California with his wife, Ann, and their two sons. To learn more about Tim Egan, visit his Web site at www.timegan.com. For a complete list of books by Tim Egan, visit www.houghton mifflinbooks.com.
 
Published April 3, 2006 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 37 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Sports & Outdoors, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Sam and Jackson love to sit and watch baseball at Grant's Field.

May 20 2010 | Read Full Review of Roasted Peanuts

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Egan's (Serious Farm ) animal characters' small-town reticence and sly sidelong glances suggest a Keillor-esque wit at work. This homespun story introduce

Apr 17 2006 | Read Full Review of Roasted Peanuts

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