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My Thirteenth Season

3.45  ·  Rating details ·  76 Ratings  ·  15 Reviews
"Girl germs," Billy Smythe sneered. It was a kindergarten taunt, just plain dumb, but his buddies snickered.

Can Fran pull her game together before it's too late?

Fran Cullers is having a horrible summer. She was a star player on the Little League team in her old town, so the Highwater Hardwares should be thrilled to have her-except that they hate girls. She can run rings a
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published April 1st 2005 by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
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Kelsi Johnson
My 13th Season by Kristi Roberts
My 13th Season is a book about a girl named Francine who goes by Franny. She is a 13-year-old girl that is having a rough summer. She wanted this 13th season of baseball to be the best one she’s had! She was always dedicated to baseball, and made it her life. She dreamed of being a famous baseball player until her 13th season, that’s when it all went downhill. Her mother died in a car accident and her father J.J. is depressed horribly and never really comes around
Dani S
Feb 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
My 13 Season
Kristi Roberts

This is a great book for anyone who likes baseball or softball. In this book, there is a girl named Franny who is trying out for her school's baseball team. After she is thrown out because she doesn't have a jock strap she rides to the store and buys one. she is a girl and has nowhere to put it and she ties it in a very clever way. A few days later she had a bad time at a game. Her friend Slow is really hard on her. Later that night she wants to change into a
Nathan Willams
Oct 12, 2016 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
One of the worst books I have read so far in my eighth grade career is "My 13th Season," by Kristi Roberts. This book is about a girl who is on a baseball team full of boys. The coach of the team is Coach Foster. Coach Foster likes to pick on Fran Cullers (the main character). Foster is not very nice to her and the boys on the team aren't very nice either. She plans to sneak away in hopes of finding a new life.
This book was very boring and not interesting. I never wanted to read this book and wh
Feb 16, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
My Thirteenth Season by Kristi Roberts is a good book. A girl named Fran Cullers was a star player on her old team and in her old town, the Hardwares Junior team would love her, except they hate girls they won't give her a chance. So she is trying to stop Hardwares. Can she pull her game together before it's too late?
In my opinion the book was not my favorite book I've read but it was pretty good. I think the book was easy to read and most people would like it. I think this book had some facts
Stephanie Gamez
Oct 01, 2014 rated it really liked it
The book My 13th Season was a good book. I thought the book was going to be very boring because I really don't baseball but when I got to the middle of the book it started to get interesting. I think the book My 13th Season should have a series to go with it.
The book takes place in a baseball field and at Fran's house. Fran is a girl that loves baseball but she doesn't like to play it because she is not good at it. She doesn't like her coach because he's only mean only to her. After a while th
Jul 10, 2011 rated it it was amazing
First, I have to say that I was gravitated toward this book mostly because of my love for a good ball game. I had really underestimated this book when I got it. I thought it would be just another one of those books that had just enough to keep me reading but, when I finished the first chapter I was extremely compelled to read to the end. It has great humor, a well written plot and had the perfect ending.
Brooke C
This was about how Fran got emotionally stuck with everything in her life and had to find a way to deal with them all. She played baseball and was having trouble with the kids on her team and the coach but finds a way to overcome everything. It was very inspiring to me how she figured things out and had the strength to do it.
Pyrate Queen
Although this book is dated with its references to sports figures (published in 2005 and refers to Mark McGuire as still being a popular figure), this poignant story has a lot to offer a young reader: dealing with grief; a distant parent; bullying; and ghosts but it is the message of overcoming ones fears and not listening to self-doubt which will help move this into the hands of modern readers.
Jun 20, 2010 rated it liked it
I love baseball books, and I especially love girls in baseball books. This one was okay. It ended a little abrupt, and some of the imaginings in the main character's head were difficult to follow. But it was a good look at some of the challenges girls who want to play baseball may have to face.
Sophia Burnham
Dec 21, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I thought this was a really good book, I could relate to a lot of the things that Fran had going on her life I could relate to because she is around my age. And she also likes the game of baseball, or in my case, softball.
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