Scaredy-Cat Catcher (Gym Shorts)
|Rating||:||4.13 (618 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||64 Pages|
Sara Trosty Walsh said Very inspiring. I liked this book because it taught me a lesson. NEVER GIVE UP!! Also, it inspired me so much. I play baseball and I am a catcher and one time I got hit. I will never give up. You shouldn't either.
Rocky was the best catcher in the league until an out-of-control runner broke his arm. Now his arm is healed, but he's developed a reflex that keeps him from tagging out the runner. Young readers will root for Rocky as he and his friends--and even his dog, Chops--set out to prove that he's no scaredy-cat.. The latest book in the Gym Shorts series is a grand slam with new readers
She lives in Greensboro, North Carolina. BETTY HICKS is the author of the GYM SHORTS series--action-filled sports stories that pack the energy of the gym into short novels for kids reading their first novel. ADAM McCAULEY is the illustrator of the Time Warp Trio and the Wayside School books. He lives in San Francisco, California.
“The fast-moving plot, straightforward writing style, and illustrations on every spread make this selection ideal for students new to chapter books and for reluctant readers.” School Library Journal