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Abner Doubleday, Boy Baseball Pioneer

"This is an enjoyable and wholesome story. The characters are interesting and believable. Readers will comfortably relate to the adventures of Abner and his friends. The setting provides accurate historical and geographical images of life in mid-nineteenth century America."--The Reading Tub Book Reviews for Children's Books.

" enjoyable look at the boy who not only became the credited inventor of America's game, but also a famous Civil War general who fought in the Battles of Gettysburg, Antietam, and Fort Sumter."--The Old Schoolhouse Magazine for Homeschool Families

Abner Doubleday, Boy Baseball Pioneer tells the story of the man who is credited with inventing baseball. Abner grew up to become a famous Civil War general, but as a boy was never happier than when he had a bat and ball in his hand...Informed and informative, the...Young Patriots Series should be a core part of every elementary school and public library system collection...for young readers."--Midwest Book Review, Children's Bookwatch. (Click here for the full review)

"As with the other books in this series, the action is exciting and the characters vivid. The reader really gets a sense of what made these boys tick and the spirit of adventure that they had. The illustrations, by series regular Cathy Morrison, are as good as ever. The faces and places really jump off the page, adding to the reader's enjoyment."--Social Studies for Kids. (Click here for the full review)


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