Children's Literature - Janet L. RoseSince he was in the Little League, Derek Jeter wanted to play shortstop for the New York Yankees. He continued to play baseball through high school and went on to the minor leagues before being called up to New York to play for the Yankees. In his first game of the 1996 season, he scored a home run and caught a fly ball that ended the game 2-1 in favor of the Yankees. The text is easy to read and organized into chapters of Jeter's childhood, life in the minors, and successes and failures playing baseball. The biography includes photos, career highlights, a glossary, and even an address for fans to write to Derek Jeter.
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