Paperback ISBN: 1481423134
The debut book in the Jeter Publishing imprint, The Contract is a middle grade baseball novel inspired by the youth of legendary sports icon and role model Derek Jeter. As a young boy, Derek Jeter dreams of being the shortstop for the New York Yankees. He even imagines himself in the World Series. So when Derek is chosen for the Little League Tigers, he hopes to play shortstop. But on the day of the assignments, Derek Starts at second base. Still, he tries his best while he wishes and dreams of that shortstop spot. And to help him stay focused on school, his parents make him a contract: keep up the grades or no baseball. Derek makes sure he always plays his best game—on and off the baseball field! Derek Jeter has played Major League Baseball for the New York Yankees for twenty seasons and is a five-time World Series Champion. He is a true legend in professional sports and a role model for young people both on the field and through his Turn 2 Foundation. Inspired by Derek Jeter’s childhood, The Contract is the first book in Derek Jeter’s middle grade baseball series, an important part of the Jeter Publishing program, which will encompass adult nonfiction titles, children’s picture books, middle grade fiction, Ready-to-Read children’s books, and children’s nonfiction. For more about Jeter Publishing visit JeterPublishing.com.
H Is for Home Run
A Baseball Alphabet
School & Library ISBN: 1585362190
In a new alphabet book that brings the game of baseball to life, a sports writer pairs easy-to-read rhymes with detailed expository so that readers are pitched baseball's facts, faces, history, and places from A to Z.
The Greatest Sports Team Rivalries
1st Edition Paperback ISBN: 0316176877
"Competition is the name of the game in sports. But without a doubt, the fiercest battles are fought when longtime rivals come face to face. Here are in-depth looks at five such legendary rivalries: The Yankees versus the Red Sox The Celtics versus the Lakers The United versus the Galaxy The Canadiens versus the Bruins The Bears versus the Packers. Each section is packed with intense play-by-play game action, recaps of classic moments that sparked the feuds and insights into heated clashes. And becauseit's Matt Christopher, young readers know they're getting the best sports writing on the shelf!"--