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“The Art of Fielding”

The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach All right—this really is a book for mature readers, but it’s such wonderful storytelling on so many levels that I want to include a review of it. Add to that the fact that … Continue reading

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“Heat” (on Ms. W’s summer reading list)

   Heat by Mike Lupica Michael was born to play baseball. At twelve, he can pitch a fastball at 80 mph. His Bronx Little League All-Star team, the Clippers, is a contender for league champions and hopes to make it … Continue reading

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