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The kid who only hit homers

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Over one million copies sold! Sylvester loves baseball, but he isn't what you'd call a good hitter. When he meets George Baruth, Sylvester goes from being a terrible hitter to the boy who hit only homers! But how will he answer some of the difficult questions that go with his new talent? And what is the true meaning of success? This beloved story about baseball, confidence, perseverance, and being a good teammate is a modern classic.
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Grouped Work ID 12f0818e-7427-3a0f-f94f-50b98ca9c155
Grouping Title kid who only hit homers
Grouping Author christopher matt
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-14 22:54:25PM
Last Indexed 2018-11-14 23:57:01PM

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author Christopher, Matt, 1917-1997.
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display_description A boy becomes a phenomenal baseball player one summer when a mysterious stranger resembling Babe Ruth befriends him.
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isbn 032902809, 9780307710734, 9780316139878, 9780316171298, 9780606040709, 9781599531076
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primary_isbn 9781599531076
publishDate 1972, 1989, 1994, 2007, 2009
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subject_facet Baseball -- Fiction, Baseball players -- Juvenile fiction, Baseball stories, Baseball stories, juvenile, Batting (Baseball) -- Juvenile fiction, Children's audiobooks
title_display The kid who only hit homers
title_full The Kid Who Only Hit Homers, The kid who only hit homers / by Matt Christopher ; illustrated by Harvey Kidder, The kid who only hit homers / by Matt Christopher; Illustrated by Harvey Kidder, The kid who only hit homers Christopher, Matt, 1917-1997., The kid who only hit homers [sound recording] / Matt Christopher
title_short The kid who only hit homers
topic_facet Baseball, Baseball players, Baseball stories, Baseball stories, juvenile, Batting (Baseball), Children's audiobooks, Fiction, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature