Notable for Children
Children’s Book Review
NOTABLE FOR CHILDREN: "Lucky: Maris, Mantle and My
Best Summer Ever" (Simon & Schuster, $15.99, 192 pages) is geared
to readers 8 years and up. This wondrous work is all about Louis and
his summer of 1961 and a front row seat to the epic Mickey
Mantle-Roger Maris battle for the home run crown.
"Sluggers" by award winning illustrator Loren Long and award
winning author Phil Bildner (Simon & Schuster, geared to ages 8-12)
is a series that mixes adventure and sports and is perfect for
someone in your Little League set.
Books include: "Water, Water Everywhere," "Great Ball of Fire," "Blastin'
The Blues," "Magic in the Outfield," "Horsin' Around." All are
carefully crafted, enjoyable reads, cleverly illustrated and a treat
for younger readers of all persuasions.
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