Smarty Marty's Got Game

byAmy GutierrezIllustratorAdam Mccauley

October 15, 2013|
Smarty Marty's Got Game by Amy Gutierrez
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Amy Gutierrez ("Amy G" to San Francisco Giants fans) tells the inspiring story of older sister Marty, who teaches the game (and love) of baseball to her younger brother Mikey. Marty has always loved baseball and is known as "Smarty Marty" to her friends at school because she knows more about baseball than most grown-up baseball fans. However, her younger brother, Mikey, couldn''t be bothered and just doesn''t get it...UNTIL, Marty and Mikey attend a real baseball game, where Marty gradually teaches Mikey the ins and outs of baseball, the lingo, strategy, and more, often using real-life examples so Mikey can better understand. Before long, Mikey is no longer solely interested in the salted pretzels and garlic fries of the ballpark but is soon engrossed in the game and cheering along with his older sister. Amy G''s story appeals to both boys and girls and also defies the strong gender stereotypes that Amy herself has battled in her 16-year career as a sports journalist and reporter.
Amy Gutierrez, an Emmy-Award winning reporter and Bay Area native is entering her 20th year in the broadcasting industry and embarking upon her 6th season as a San Francisco Giants in-game reporter for Comcast SportsNet Bay Area. She also serves as a contributing reporter for G-Mag, Giants Pregame and Postgame Live, and SportsNet Centr...
Title:Smarty Marty's Got GameFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:40 pages, 11.25 X 9.5 X 0.5 inShipping dimensions:40 pages, 11.25 X 9.5 X 0.5 inPublished:October 15, 2013Publisher:Harry N. AbramsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1937359514

ISBN - 13:9781937359515

Appropriate for ages: 4

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