Becky scours the school in search of her dream-athlete and wonders why after contact with him she has magically gained the ability to throw a fastball ninety miles per hour! Instead of finding the answer, however, Becky’s new skill pits her against the school bully and the entire varsity baseball team. That night, after her exciting showdown in front of the entire school, Danny shows up at her bedroom window. If she will agree to meet him behind the school at midnight on the ball field at the edge of the woods, he promises to reveal a secret meant to alter the past and change her life forever.
Dr Nick Fisher is a Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at the North Hampshire Hospital in Basingstoke having trained at Derriford Cardiothoracic Centre Plymouth, the University of Virginia Heart Centre and the Royal Brompton Hospital. He is also a Surgeon Commander in the Royal Navy, has served in the Falklands, Adriatic and Gulf and is currently the cardiologist for Her Majesties Armed Forces. During his time as the Senior Registrar at the Brompton he had become well known for his ability to distil complex guidelines into succinct common sense advice and was continuously asked to put his words of wisdom onto paper but never found the time to do so. Fate intervened and he was deployed as a doctor on a hospital ship in the Gulf war in 2003. He then found himself with long periods of time with little to do but write and the result is this book.
Pete the Cat is ready to play baseball! Pete’s team, the Rocks, is playing the Rolls. But when the game doesn’t go Pete’s way, what will Pete do?
Pete the Cat: Play Ball! is a My First I Can Read book, which means it’s perfect for shared reading with a child.
Like every other kid in his class, Joe Stoshack has to write a report on an African American who's made an important contribution to society. Unlike every other kid in his class, Joe has a special talent: with the help of old baseball cards, he can travel through time. So, for his report, Joe decides to go back to meet one of the greatest baseball players ever, Jackie Robinson, to find out what it was like to be the man who broke baseball's color barrier. Joe plans on writing a prize-winning report. But he doesn't plan on a trip that will for a short time change the color of his skin—and forever change his view of history and his definition of courage.
With historical photos and back matter to separate the facts from the fiction, New York Times bestselling author Dan Gutman takes readers on a page-turning trip through baseball’s past.