The Bat Boy And His Violin by Gavin Curtis

The Bat Boy And His Violin

byGavin CurtisIllustratorE.b. Lewis

Paperback | January 1, 2001

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Reginald loves to create beautiful music on his violin. But Papa, manager of the Dukes, the worst team in the Negro National League, needs a bat boy, not a "fiddler," and traveling with the Dukes doesn't leave Reginald much time for practicing.
Soon the Dukes' dugout is filled with Beethoven, Mozart, and Bach -- and the bleachers are filled with the sound of the Dukes' bats. Has Reginald's violin changed the Dukes' luck -- and can his music pull off a miracle victory against the powerful Monarchs?
Gavin Curtis's beautifully told story of family ties and team spirit and E. B. Lewis's lush watercolor paintings capture a very special period in history.

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Earl Lewis is dean of graduate studies at the University of Michigan.

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Title:The Bat Boy And His ViolinFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 8 × 11 × 0.2 inPublished:January 1, 2001Publisher:AladdinLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0689841159

ISBN - 13:9780689841156

Appropriate for ages: 4

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"This imposing book will score high marks with youngsters, whether their tastes run to sports or to Mozart".

-- Publishers Weekly