Track the facts about baseball—with Jack and Annie!
When Jack and Annie came back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #29: A Big Day for Baseball, they had lots of questions. When was baseball invented? What are the rules? Who was Jackie Robinson? Who are some other baseball greats? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts about America’s national pastime.
Filled with up-to-date information, photographs, illustrations, and fun tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Magic Tree House Fact Trackers are the perfect way for kids to find out more about the topics they discover in their favorite Magic Tree House adventures. And teachers can use the Fact Trackers alongside their Magic Tree House fiction companions to meet Common Core text pairing needs.
Have more fun with Jack and Annie on the Magic Tree House website at MagicTreeHouse.com!
About the Author
MARY POPE OSBORNE and NATALIE POPE BOYCE are sisters who grew up on army posts all over the world. They work together on Magic Tree House® Fact Tracker books to give readers information about the places, time periods, and animals that Jack and Annie discover in their Magic Tree House adventures. Mary lives in northwest Connecticut. Natalie makes her home nearby in the Berkshire Hills of Massachusetts. Mary is the author of all the Magic Tree House® fiction titles, as well as many more books for kids.
For more information, visit the Magic Tree House® website at MagicTreeHouse.com!
Date of Birth:May 20, 1949
Place of Birth:Fort Sill, Oklahoma
Education:B.A., University of North Carolina
Table of Contents
1 Baseball 13
2 History of Baseball 29
3 The Great Jackie Robinson 51
4 National Baseball Hall of Fame 71
5 Chewing Gum, Balls, and Bats 91
6 An Exciting, Wonderful Game 103
Doing More Research 110
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