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Seven Easy Reader Baseball Stories for Your Child to Read to You

Curl up, get cozy, and read!
Clifford Makes the Team
By Norman Bridwell
JUV E BRIDWELL (EASY READER)
Clifford the big red dog wants to play baseball with the boys and girls, but he cannot find a big enough bat.
"Clifford Makes the Team" book cover
Biscuit Plays Ball
By Alyssa Satin Capucilli
JUV E CAPCUCILLI (EASY READER)
Excitedly attending a fun-filled baseball game but disappointed that he cannot join the players, an exuberant Biscuit thinks of his own way to participate.
 
"Biscuit Plays Ball" book cover
Pete the Cat: Play Ball!
By James Dean
JUV E DEAN (EASY READER)
Pete the Cat is ready to play baseball! Pete's team, the Rocks, is playing the Rolls. But when the game doesn't go Pete's way, what will Pete do?
 
"Pete the Cat: Play Ball!" book cover
Three Strikes for Rotten Ralph
By Jack Gantos
JUV E GANTOS (EASY READER)
When Rotten Ralph, the cat, fails to win a spot on a baseball team with his friend Sarah, he becomes the "cat boy" instead, still dreaming of proving himself the superstar he imagines himself to be.
 
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Flat Stanley at Bat
By Lori Haskins Houran
JUV E HOURAN (EASY READER)
Flat Stanley finds himself trying out for the baseball team and outwitting the best players until the fairness of his "flat-vantage" is called into question.
 
"Flat Stanley at Bat" book cover
Play Ball!
By Marcy Goldberg Sacks
JUV E SACKS (EASY READER)
Martha's an expert at playing catch, but her friend Truman is not. Can a dog teach a human new tricks?
 
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Curious George: Home Run
By Erica Zappy
JUV E ZAPPY (EASY READER)
Curious George goes to his first baseball game and discovers that he needs to know about numbers to keep score. Includes rules of the game and an activity.
 
"Curious George Home Run" book cover