By Ken Roberts
A Horn publication Fanfare best Ten record choice and an SSLI Honor Book
Thumb and Susan get a hold of an creative plan that may take all the village's 9 school-aged childrens at the journey of a life-time. they are going to shape a baseball crew, win the local name and qualify to be despatched to the provincial championships in Vancouver, courtesy of the varsity board.
Never brain that none of them has ever performed baseball sooner than. by no means brain that there are not any different groups to compete for the neighborhood championship. by no means brain that the village isn't even huge adequate to house a baseball diamond.
With loads of ingenuity and a bit adult aid, together with the recommendation of a shipwrecked British kid's writer-cum-cricket-expert named Mr. Entwhistle, the recent Auckland Beavers pass into education and begin packing their baggage. yet what's going to take place once they get to Vancouver? Will they be humiliated by way of the hardest groups within the province?