The Longest Home Run by Roch CarrierThe Longest Home Run by Roch Carrier

The Longest Home Run

byRoch CarrierIllustratorSheldon CohenTranslated bySheila Fischman

Paperback | September 11, 2001

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“The longest home run in the history of baseball was hit by a girl.” So begins a baseball misadventure in the village of Ste. Justine. This time, a strange girl named Adeline shows up at the daisy field where Roch and his friends play baseball all summer. She proceeds to hit a towering home run…right through the window of the crankiest man in town. Adeline has other powers as well, which Roch and the boys discover at a magic show. But without the baseball, the game cannot go on. When Adeline literally disappears, who do you think has to get the ball back?
Roch Carrier was born May 13, 1937 in Sainte-Justine, Quebec. He went to boarding school in neighbouring Saint-Georges de Beauce. He earned a B.A. in 1957 from Université Saint-Louis in Edmundston, New Brunswick, a Masters in 1964 from the Université de Montréal, and a Doctorat ès Lettres in 1970, from the Université de Paris. In 1964,...
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Title:The Longest Home RunFormat:PaperbackPublished:September 11, 2001Publisher:TundraLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:088776312X

ISBN - 13:9780887763120

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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“A privileged peek at the world of adults through the tentative, in-between awareness of a young boy.”
Quill & Quire (starred review)