|aKeeping score |ba story about life, faith, and America's favorite pastime, baseball
|a208 p. |c20 cm.
|aIncludes reading group guide.
|aIn Brooklyn in 1951, a die-hard Giants fan teaches nine-year-old Maggie, who is a "Bums" (Dodgers) fan, how to use a technique to keep score of a baseball game which creates a special friendship between them.
|aFamilies|zNew York (State)|zNew York|vJuvenile fiction.
|aBrooklyn (New York, N.Y.)|xHistory|y20th century|vJuvenile fiction.
Linda Sue Park is the author of the Newbery Medal book A Single Shard, many other novels, several picture books, and most recently a book of poetry: Tap Dancing on the Roof: Sijo (Poems). She lives in Rochester, New York, with her family, and is now a devoted fan of the New York Mets. For more infromation visit www.lspark.com.