Perfect Game (Little League) Paperback

LL_4PerfectGame_HC_CV[1]-thumbnailTwo weeks of intense competition remain to decide the final teams for the Little League® World Series. This year, the anticipation is high as it’s possible that both of the previous final two teams will return, a very rare occurrence. And those are the teams Carter and Liam now play for! These two players, one from each team, are thinking the same thought: How can I play against my best friend?

This is the fourth book in a five-book series that follows Liam and Carter as they work their way to the Little League® World Series. The final book in the series will coincide with the Little League® 75th Anniversary in 2014. Continue reading

Perfect Game (Little League)

image 1-PerfectGame_smby Matt Christopher

Two weeks of intense competition remain to decide the final teams for the Little League® World Series. This year, the anticipation is high as it’s possible that both of the previous final two teams will return, a very rare occurrence. And those are the teams Carter and Liam now play for! These two players, one from each team, are thinking the same thought: How can I play against my best friend?

This is the fourth book in a five-book series that follows Liam and Carter as they work their way to the Little League® World Series. The final book in the series will coincide with the Little League® 75th Anniversary in 2014. Continue reading

District Doubleheader (Little League)

image 3-DistrictDoubleheader_smby Matt Christopher

Little League Baseball® players Liam and Carter are still adjusting to changes since Liam’s family moved across the country to California. Liam is faced with having to prove himself all over again to his new teammates. Carter, on the other hand, is having his best season ever. His pitches are unstoppable and it looks like his team might just sweep the competition. That is, until a new pitcher hits the scene.

This is the second book in a five-book series that follows Liam and Carter as they work their way to the Little League World Series. The final book in the series will coincide with the Little League 75th Anniversary in 2014. Continue reading

Play Ball! (Little League)

image 4-LittleLeaguePlayBallPB_smby Matt Christopher

Eleven-year-old cousins who are closer than most brothers, catcher Liam McCarthy and pitcher Carter Jones grew up playing baseball together. Their big dream—for now—is winning the greatest championship of all: the Little League Baseball® World Series. This first book in the series follows the two cousins as their dream of playing baseball side-by-side is shattered when Liam moves away and is forced to play for a rival team. They soon learn that their love of baseball could also tear them apart. Continue reading

Out at Second

image 5-out_at_secondby Matt Christopher

Should Manny keep his promise—even if it puts his friend in danger?

When the Grizzlies’ first basemen is sidelined two days before the playoffs, catcher Manny Griffin and second baseman Stu Fletcher take it upon themselves to help his replacement become a better player. The three practice together and all is going well—until a wild throw hits Stu right in the head! Manny gives his word to keep quiet, but a few days later, Stu starts acting funny. Now Manny faces a difficult decision: should he break his promise and let Stu and the team down… or keep silent and hope that he’s not putting Stu in danger? Continue reading

The Home Run Kid Races On

image 6-homerun_kid_races_onby Matt Christopher

Home run slugger Sylvester Coddmyer III has an amazing secret. For three seasons, he’s been coached by men who look exactly like baseball legends: Babe Ruth, Eddie Cicotte, and Mickey Mantle. Are these men just impersonating famous ballplayers, as his friend Duane insists? Or are they from the “beyond,” as Snooky Malone believes? The mystery deepens in this fourth title of the exciting Home Run Kid series when yet another character from baseball’s past appears to coach Syl. But is Syl the only one getting pointers? And will Snooky ever get to the bottom of this mystery? Continue reading

Little Lefty

image 7-little_leftyby Matt Christopher

Bill Bailey is the smallest member of the Blackhawks baseball team, but he can throw harder than anyone else on the team, including the regular pitcher. After hearing stories about “Little Lefty,” a pint-sized pitcher who made the big leagues, Bill is determined to earn some playing time. But just when he’s about to get his big break, he is sidelined by a freak accident. Will Bill finally get his chance to prove himself on the mound—or will his friend Larry persuade him to give up the game?
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