by David Adler
illustrated by Terry Widener
Set during the Great Depression. A boy finds out his dad is unemployed so he becomes a news boy at Yankee Stadium to help his family. He uses baseball news to sell a lot of papers, and one day even Babe Ruth buys a paper from him. A book about baseball...and about empathy and family.
This book won the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators Honor!
Interest Level: K-Gr. 3 DRA Level: 30 Lexile Measure: 330L
Grade Level Equiv: 2.8 Guided Reading: N
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