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H Is for Home Run: A Baseball

3.89 of 5 stars 3.89  ·  rating details  ·  45 ratings  ·  8 reviews
Now anyone can be one of the "boys or girls of summer" and get a home plate view of America's favorite pastime in "H is for Home Run: A Baseball Alphabet." This new offering in our line of children's alphabet books brings the game of baseball to entertaining and informative life. Sports writer Brad Herzog pairs easy-to-read rhymes with detailed expository so that readers a ...more
Published March 19th 2004 by Sleeping Bear Press
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H Is For Home Run : A Baseball Alphabet

Herzog, Brad.
Chelsea, MI : Sleeping Bear Press, c2004.
Language : English

ABC book

Although this is an ABC book it is more appropriate for older children. I would recommend this this book to children interested in learning more about baseball. This book could be used in a unit on sports. This story is written in rhyme, but also has a second purpose which is to give facts about baseball. This book is beautifully illustrated.
This is a somewhat interesting alphabet book that uses terms, items, and famous people from baseball to represent each letter. Personally, I found the book to be very dull and I think its target audience would be limited to boys in first or second grade, if that. In its favor, the pictures were very pleasing to the eye. The characters displayed were of various races and cultures and there was sense of cultural acceptance in the story.

(This is an activity after the children ha
Alexandria Owens
I think that this is a good book for anyone that is really into baseball. I feel like this book is geared more towards male readers and does not appeal to female readers. This book would be a good book to use to teach young children the alphabet because in the book each letter is used to describe the different terms used in baseball. Also, this book has some rhyming and really good illustrations. I rated this book two stars because in my opinion I did not find the book interesting for young read ...more
Taylor Darst
It is a fun book to learn the alphabet if your children love sports, particularly baseball. It also has some baseball history in it.
Julie Fischer
OCTOBER, A perfect time to read this book about baseball. Rather boys or girls, baseball is American's game. By going through the letters of the alphabet chilren delight in what they know and learn about a few of the players and as well as the rules of the game. I enjoy these ABC books, my children checked them out often from my classroom library. I hope that they were times when they became a happy family time to get together, readin aloud, and sharing stories as they communicated with their fa ...more
Jessica L.
This alphabet book will appeal to sports fans. I feel that it can be read in two different manners. Each letter has a simple phrase that accompanies it. Then there is sidebar that goes into more detail and gives a more detailed example of baseball terms that go with the letter.

Theme: alphabet, sports, baseball

It could be read to the students, then have them come up with a a-z list of terms for a different sport.
Sandra Vicars
An ABC book for all ages. For even the youngest readers and listeners, the alphabet letters are used in poetry including words for each. For older readers and listeners, there are baseball facts associated with each letter as well. This book can be used to build vocabulary and to talk about rhyming words. The pictures are detailed and very colorful. A good read for sports fans.
Todd Freer
Concept Book (ABC's) -- wonderful book dealing with the alphabet as it relates to baseball -- like Z is for Zamboni, each margin has additional information about happenings in baseball as they relate to each letter. Published in 2004
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Brad Herzog is the author of more than three-dozen books for readers of all ages. His children's books include the beautifully-illustrated picture book FRANCIS AND EDDIE (Why Not Books, 2013) and the five-book COUNT ON ME: SPORTS series (Free Spirit Publishing, 2014). His many alphabet picture books for Sleeping Bear Press include H IS FOR HOME RUN and S IS FOR SAVE THE PLANET, which was a finalis ...more
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