Mr. Strike Out

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David Gray is notorious in his baseball league, notorious for strike outs, both as a pitcher and a batter. After learning about the great Babe Ruth, David becomes determined to become a good all-around player, which means he'll have to learn how to bat.

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Overview

David Gray is notorious in his baseball league, notorious for strike outs, both as a pitcher and a batter. After learning about the great Babe Ruth, David becomes determined to become a good all-around player, which means he'll have to learn how to bat.

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Children's Literature - Carol Kirkham Martin
Meet Little League pitcher David Gray in this recent addition to the "Impact Books" series. David is known as Mr. Strike Out, not only for his pitching success, but also for his miserable batting average. It is his friend, Andy, who stands up for him when a teammate, Mark, delights in reminding David of his failed attempts at the bat. At first, David sidesteps John's offer to coach him. However, when even his excellent pitching is no longer enough to win games, David seeks out John's help. Using a tee stand, David begins to hit the ball and feel the joy of success. John convinces him to think like a hitter and focus on getting the ball to the outfield. David's struggle with this familiar problem and the sports-related subject matter are sure to appeal to the hard-to-engage boy reader. The story is well-plotted into short chapters, each with several black and white illustrations. The age-appropriate subject matter, use of high frequency words and short, simple sentences make this a great choice for struggling readers.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781598892390
  • Publisher: Capstone Press
  • Publication date: 9/1/2006
  • Series: Jake Maddox Sports Stories Series
  • Pages: 72
  • Sales rank: 175,414
  • Age range: 8 - 11 Years
  • Lexile: 380L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 7.30 (h) x 0.30 (d)

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When Sean Tiffany was growing up, he lived on a small island off the coast of Maine. Every day, from sixth grade until he graduated from high school, he had to take a boat to get to school. When Sean isn't working on his art, he works on a multimedia project called "OilCan Drive," which combines music and art. He has a pet cactus named Jim.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 4, 2008

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    My 6 year old loves this book. We will be reading the others in the series soon. This is his first chapter book. The chapters are short enough for him and the sentences and vocabulary are just right. He loves that he gets to read big kid books and not baby stories now!

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    Another good book to read in the summer months!

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