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|Title: Baseball Is . . .|
By: Louise Borden
Illustrated By: Raul Colon
Number of Pages: 48
Vendor: Margaret K. McElderry
Publication Date: 2014
|Dimensions: 12.00 X 9.00 (inches)|
Weight: 2 pounds
Stock No: WW955023
Don’t wait for Opening Day to start your baseball season! Crack open Baseball Is… and revel in the fun of this all-American game! Perfect for the stats-counting superfan and the brand-new little leaguer, Baseball Is… captures the spirit of this cherished pastime, honoring its legendary past, and eagerly anticipating the future of the sport that is “stitched into our history.”
Raúl Colón is the award-winning illustrator of many picture books, including Draw!, an ALA Notable Book and recipient of the International Latino Book Award; Imagine!, an ALA Notable Book, a New York Public Library Best Book for Kids, and a BookPage Best Book; Susanna Reichs José! Born to Dance; Angelas Christmas by Frank McCourt; and Jill Bidens Dont Forget, God Bless Our Troops. Mr. Colón lived in Puerto Rico as a young boy and now resides in New City, New York, with his family.
"Verse rises well above the quotidian with a genuine flash of poetic power hitting...Colón highlights players, sportscasters, teams, and stadiums from across the country and over time, inviting young fans to search for their favorites and vie with their peers for the title of baseball cognoscente....it may just help some kids keep their spirits up until opening day." -- BCCB
*"Love of our national game shines in every word and picture. A grand slam." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review
"More than a decade after America Is..., Borden returns with a rosy tribute to the national pastime... It’s a warm and passionate ode to the game, whether it’s being played in stadiums or backyards." -- Publishers Weekly
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