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Goodbye, Mr. Spalding by Jennifer Robin Barr

Goodbye, Mr. Spalding

Goodbye, Mr. Spalding by Jennifer Robin Barr
Hardcover
Mar 26, 2019 | 272 Pages
  • Hardcover $18.95

    Mar 26, 2019 | 272 Pages | Middle Grade (8-12)

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*“(I)nformative, entertaining, nostalgic, and…humorous. Background information and primary source photos about Athletics personnel, Shibe Park, the bleacher community, and the Spalding Baseball Company help readers to better understand the story. This novel works well as a read-aloud and would be a great addition to the history curriculum.” School Library Connection, starred review

“Barr carefully constructs a well-paced adventure…completely accessible to modern readers. All the characters…are well-developed…(and) (q)uotes from the 1934 Sporting News…further illuminate the actual events. Life lessons, baseball, and good friends; it’s all here.” – Kirkus Reviews

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