Three Strikes But I'm Not Out: A Story by Elana B.

Three Strikes But I'm Not Out: A Story by Elana B.


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Three Strikes But I'm Not Out: A Story by Elana B. by Elana B., Davina "Viv" Kinney

Suitable reading: Grades 3-5

Jacob and his older brother have grown since My Brother is a Stinky Brat. However, some things haven’t changed, like Jacob giving his older brother a hard time. As the day goes on, Jacob pulls a series of pranks and his older brother gets more and more frustrated. How do you stay calm when your annoying little brother just won’t quit? Would it really be so bad to get back at him, even just once?

In this fun, mischievous and rhyming story by Elana B., an older brother learns to live with his pesky little brother because nothing is more important than family. Filled with colorful pictures, Three Strikes But I’m Not Out includes bonus vocabulary words, making this an excellent educational story for children learning how to manage their temper.

Praise for Three Strikes But I’m Not Out: “Three Strikes But I’m Not Out is a fresh, witty, and poetically written tale of a child’s frustration regarding the unpleasantness of an unfair, unjust world and the rise to triumph by choosing to ignore the pull of negative emotions. Whether it’s a short story, novel or a poetic short, Elana B. is a talented and world class storyteller.” P. Apatow – Children’s Poetic Book Review

"Elana is a fantastic writer, whatever genre she writes in. She is imaginative, creative, and writes characters that are mesmerizing." Michael MehasAward-winning author of "Stolen Boy" and AP of the film Alpha Dog

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780998935447
Publisher: Bee Smart Publishing
Publication date: 07/05/2017
Pages: 34
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.09(d)
Age Range: 7 - 11 Years

About the Author

An award-winning writer, speaker and internationally published author, Elana B. has spent over twenty years refining the craft she is most passionate about. . .the power of the written word.
Elana has written 12 Children's books, numerous screenplays and short stories. Some of her work can be viewed at

Davina "Viv" Kinney started her illustrating career in 2013 and has illustrated over a dozen published children's books to date. Her work can be viewed at

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