Shadow Over Second (Peach Street Mudders Series) [NOOK Book]

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Nicky is on his way to breaking the record for most runs batted in, but first he must overcome his superstitions, and someone who doesn't want to see the old record broken.

Nicky is on his way to breaking the record for most runs batted in, but first he must overcome his superstitions, and someone who doesn't want to see the old record broken.

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Shadow Over Second (Peach Street Mudders Series)

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Overview

Nicky is on his way to breaking the record for most runs batted in, but first he must overcome his superstitions, and someone who doesn't want to see the old record broken.

Nicky is on his way to breaking the record for most runs batted in, but first he must overcome his superstitions, and someone who doesn't want to see the old record broken.

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Editorial Reviews

School Library Journal
Gr 2-4Nicky Chong, second baseman for the Peach Street Mudders, is closing in on his league's R.B.I. record. Being superstitious, he feels jinxed when his father mentions the record and is further stressed when someone locks him and a teammate in his family's shed, causing him to be late for one of the season's final games. Arriving during the second inning, Nicky finds his hitting skills haven't been affected by his father's statement, thus diminishing his fervent belief in superstitions. Furthermore, he's able to deduct who locked him up. This title, the seventh in the series, is one of Christopher's weaker efforts. Though baseball is a team sport, which should be emphasized in sports books for young readers, the whole focus here is on Nicky's quest for an individual record. Uncharacteristically, there are a couple of errors in game description. Black-and-white drawings appear throughout this beginning chapter book. For purchase only by those libraries that can't pass up a title by the prolific Christopher.Tom S. Hurlburt, La Crosse Public Library, WI
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780316094849
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Publication date: 12/19/2009
  • Series: Peach Street Mudders Series
  • Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,221,492
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • File size: 617 KB

Meet the Author

Matt Christopher is the best selling name behind more than 100 sports-themed books for young readers.
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