The Longest Home Run
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The Longest Home Run

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The longest home run in the history of baseball was hit by a girl. So begins a baseball misadventure in the village of Ste. Justine. This time, a strange girl named Adeline shows up at the daisy field where Roch and his friends play baseball all summer. She proceeds to hit a towering home run right through the window of the crankiest man in town. Adeline has other powers as well, which Roch and the boys discover at a magic show. But without the baseball, the game cannot go on. When Adeline literally disappears, who do you think has to get the ball back?"show more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 24 pages
  • 229.1 x 246.9 x 3.3mm | 140.62g
  • Tundra Books
  • Toronto, Canada
  • English
  • 088776312X
  • 9780887763120
  • 1,408,638

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"The longest home run in the history of baseball was hit by a girl." So begins a baseball misadventure in the village of Ste. Justine. This time, a strange girl named Adeline shows up at the daisy field where Roch and his friends play baseball all summer. She proceeds to hit a towering home run...right through the window of the crankiest man in town. Adeline has other powers as well, which Roch and the boys discover at a magic show. But without the baseball, the game cannot go on. When Adeline literally disappears, who do you think has to get the ball back?show more

Review quote

A privileged peek at the world of adults through the tentative, in-between awareness of a young boy. "Quill & Quire" (starred review)"show more