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I think any youngster would enjoy this book.
The "heroes" are ordinary people who excelled at Baseball against the odds such as race or religion and their story is compelling, yet the lesson is clear.
Second, it is in the "chapter book" format- four short books which will hold the attention of a child of that age.
I am a nine year old boy who loves to play baseball. I like this book because it talks about baseball players who changed who could play baseball. Read morePublished on August 15, 2012
while this book is about four baseball players who broke through social barriers of their time, the lesson is applicable to all walks of life because it wasn't too long ago that... Read morePublished on March 9, 2011 by anonymous
Four great basball stories emphasizing diversity: Hank Greenburg, Fernando Valenzuela, Ila Borders and Jackie Robinson. I lived in LA when Fernando Valenzula came on the scene. Read morePublished on January 19, 2011 by Amazon Customer
My son might be just a little young for this book, but this book highlights heros on a subject he loves...baseball. Read morePublished on December 16, 2010 by JRay