Super-Sized Slugger (Cal Ripken, Jr.'s All-Stars Series #2)

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Cody Parker is the new kid in school. He’s overweight, scared and hates his new life in Dullsville, Maryland., aka Baltimore, where he’s a target–okay, a big target–for brutal teasing. But he loves baseball. And despite his size, he plays third base like a dream. Too bad he’s competing for the starting job on the Orioles of the Dulaney Babe Ruth League against budding hoodlum Dante Rizzo, who vows to squeeze Cody’s head like a grape if he beats him out. Life gets even more complicated when Cody’s school, York ...

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Super-Sized Slugger (Cal Ripken, Jr.'s All-Stars Series #2)

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Overview

Cody Parker is the new kid in school. He’s overweight, scared and hates his new life in Dullsville, Maryland., aka Baltimore, where he’s a target–okay, a big target–for brutal teasing. But he loves baseball. And despite his size, he plays third base like a dream. Too bad he’s competing for the starting job on the Orioles of the Dulaney Babe Ruth League against budding hoodlum Dante Rizzo, who vows to squeeze Cody’s head like a grape if he beats him out. Life gets even more complicated when Cody’s school, York Middle, is beset by a rash of mysterious thefts, a crime wave that threatens to sideline Cody–and ruin a golden season for the Orioles. Will Cody ever succeed in getting people to see him for who he really is?

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781423140047
  • Publisher: Disney Press
  • Publication date: 2/12/2013
  • Series: Cal Ripken, Jr.'s All-Stars Series , #2
  • Pages: 200
  • Sales rank: 143,395
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 7.50 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Cal Ripken, Jr. was a shortstop and third baseman for the Baltimore Orioles for his entire twenty-one-season career (1981-2001). Nicknamed "The Iron Man" for his work ethic and reliability on the field, Cal Ripken, Jr. is most remembered for playing a record 2,632 straight games over seventeen seasons, shattering the record previously held by the legendary Lou Gehrig. Cal was a nineteen-time all-star and is one of eight players in history to amass over 400 home runs and 3,000 hits. In 2007 he was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, after earning the most votes in history. Mr. Ripken is CEO of Ripken Baseball, Inc., a company dedicated to growing the game of baseball at the grassroots level. He currently lives in Maryland with his wife and two children.

Kevin Cowherd is an award-winning sports columnist with the Baltimore Sun. He has also written for Men's Health, Parenting, and Baseball Digest magazines and is the author of a collection of columns, Last Call at the 7-Eleven. He has coached youth baseball, basketball, and soccer teams for many years. He lives near Baltimore, Maryland with his wife and three children.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 14, 2012

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    Great book writen by a great author and baseball player. GO CAL!!!!!!!

    8 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 7, 2012

    Bullying

    This is a good book to teach about bullying and will be good for kids i recommend it

    8 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 28, 2012

    It is a good book

    It is a good book





    4 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 22, 2012

    Need help on life by Cledus

    The greatest book ever it does teach alot like how to stop bullying and eat right so you can be healthy and live great!!!

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 30, 2012

    Awesome

    Great book! Cal ripken is the best writer ever!!:)

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 13, 2012

    Paris

    Ripken is a great aurher

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 7, 2012

    Baseball

    Baseball

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 21, 2014

    Lol

    More like super-size cock. Im I right ladies?lol

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 5, 2014

    Awesome

    The best book i ever read

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 11, 2013

    Bigtimesolo

    Great book its worth the money

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 3, 2012

    Ellie

    *sucks mikes dck*

    0 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 28, 2012

    Mike

    Can i have sum?

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 28, 2012

    Amber

    Lays on alice and sucks on her boo.bs for a minute then travals down to the pu.s.s.y and sucks on it mouning deeoly

    0 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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