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Dancing with Degas
by Julie Merberg
Introduce your child to the wonderful world of Edgar Degas' ballerinas with this creative board book. Rhyming text accompanies various paintings by the artist, showing how ballerinas spin and twirl across the stage.
Ages: Toddler, Preschooler
Themes: Art, Sports
Types: Read Aloud
Karate Boy
by Ann Morris
Join David and his friend Georgie as they learn karate. Photographs take you through each part of their class, from warm-up to sparring. In the end, they finally pass the test and earn their green belts.
Ages: Preschooler, Kindergartner, First-grader
Themes: Sports
Types: Read Aloud
Marco's Run (Green Light Readers Level 2)
by Wesley Cartier
As a young boy runs through a city park, he imagines that he is running as fast as animals in the wild. Later, he is glad to be back in his own home--to rest.
Ages: First-grader, Second-grader
Themes: Multicultural, Sports
Types: Read to Self
Oliver's Game
by Matt Tavares
Oliver finds a Chicago Cubs uniform in his grandfather's closet and his grandfather tells him how his dream of playing for the Chicago Cubs was interrupted by the onset of World War II. Unable to play when he returned from the war, the grandfather came to realize that the baseball experience is about more than just the players on the field.
Ages: First-grader, Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Family, Sports
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
The Legend of the Curse of the Bambino
by Dan Shaughnessy
For the baseball enthusiast, here is a book with fact and lore about the legend of Babe Ruth's curse, leading to an 86-year World Series losing streak for the Boston Red Sox.
Ages: Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Nonfiction, Sports
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
When Willard Met Babe Ruth
by Donald Hall
In rural New Hampshire, ten-year-old Willard meets the young Babe Ruth. As World War I and the Depression pass by, three generations of Willard's family follow Babe's stellar baseball career until his very last season.
Ages: Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Family, Sports
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
Jabberwocky
by Lewis Carroll
Christopher Myers radically reinterprets Lewis Carroll's famous nonsense poem, using vivid, strong colors to create a battle of one-on-one on the basketball court.
Ages: Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Multicultural, Sports, African American
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
The Bat Boy and His Violin
by Curtis Gavin
Reginald loves the violin but when he agrees to be bat boy for the Negro League team his father manages, baseball and music bring father and son closer together.
Ages: First-grader, Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Family, Feelings, Multicultural, Sports, African American
Types: Read Aloud
Just Like Josh Gibson
by Angela Johnson
A grandmother shares her love of baseball with her granddaughter, and tells of the memorable day when she proved to the boys that she could play "just like Josh Gibson."
Ages: Kindergartner, First-grader, Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Family, Feelings, Multicultural, Sports, African American
Types: Read Aloud
Catching the Moon: The Story of a Young Girl's Baseball Dream
by Crystal Hubbard
An anecdotal tale based on the childhood of Toni Stone; as a girl, she dreamed always of playing baseball and later grew up to play in baseball's Negro Leagues.
Ages: First-grader, Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Family, Feelings, Friends, Multicultural, Sports, African American
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self

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