Marvin and his family have just moved to a new town and he doesn't know anybody. He wants to play baseball with the other boys in the neighborhood, but he doesn't have a baseball bat and glove . . . until an older boy named Barry gives him his lucky bat. Marvin's discovers that he is very good at hitting the ball . . . until he loses his lucky bat! Will Marvin discover that it's not his bat that's lucky, but him that's talented? This commemorative edition marks the 50th anniversary of the first publication, featuring illustrations from the original edition.
Martin is new to the neighborhood, and wants to make a good impression on his new teammates. But when he loses his lucky baseball bat, Martin fears that he has also lost his ability to play baseball. Will Martin be able to continue his winning streak without the bat?
Matt Christopher is the best selling name behind more than 100 sports-themed books for young readers.
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