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The Lucky Baseball Bat

The Lucky Baseball Bat

by Matt Christopher Illustrated by Dee deRosa

Martin desperately wants to prove himself to his teammates on the Tigers baseball team, but he hasn't made much of an impression yet. Then an older boy named Barry Welton gives him an old bat, and suddenly Martin feels like a winner. His playing improves, but just when it looks as though things are going his way, he loses the bat — as well as his confidence. Will Martin be able to continue his winning streak without the bat?

5, 6, 7
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Grade Level Equivalent
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading
Book Type
Chapter Book

About the Author and Illustrator

Matt Christopher Matt Christopher was a gifted athlete as a youth and became interested in writing at age fourteen. He has written more than one hundred books as well as nearly three hundred short stories and article.
Dee deRosa

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