The Brooklyn nine: a novel in nine innings

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Dial Books,
Pub. Date:
[2009]
Language:
English
Description
1845: Felix Schneider, an immigrant from Germany, cheers the New York Knickerbockers as they play Three-Out, All-Out.

1908: Walter Snider, batboy for the Brooklyn Superbas, arranges a team tryout for a black pitcher by pretending he is Cuban.

1945: Kat Snider of Brooklyn plays for the Grand Rapids Chicks in the All-American Girls Baseball League.

1981: Michael Flint fi nds himself pitching a perfect game during the Little League season at Prospect Park.

And there are fi ve more Schneiders to meet.

In nine innings, this novel tells the stories of nine successive Schneider kids and their connection to Brooklyn and baseball. As in all family histories and all baseball games, there is glory and heartache, triumph and sacrifi ce. And it ain?t over till it?s over.

More Details
ISBN:
9780803732247
Also in This Series
More Like This
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 3ac619b8-96c4-d01e-3689-529cde99b8d2
Grouping Title brooklyn nine a novel in nine innings
Grouping Author gratz alan
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-10-10 04:48:32AM
Last Indexed 2018-10-17 04:52:21AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Gratz, Alan, 1972-
author_display Gratz, Alan
available_at_arlington Cherrydale, Westover
collection_arlington Kids Fiction
detailed_location_arlington Cherrydale Kids Fiction, Westover Kids Fiction
display_description Follows the fortunes of a German immigrant family through nine generations, beginning in 1845, as they experience American life and play baseball.
format_arlington Book
format_category_arlington Books
id 3ac619b8-96c4-d01e-3689-529cde99b8d2
isbn 9780803732247
item_details ils:.b12940549|.i13970768|Cherrydale Kids Fiction|JF GRATZ|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Sep 26, 2018|hjf||, ils:.b12940549|.i1397077x|Westover Kids Fiction|JF GRATZ|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Oct 09, 2018|wjf||
itype_arlington Hardback
last_indexed 2018-10-17T08:52:21.407Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_arlington JF GRATZ
owning_library_arlington Arlington Public Library, Aurora Hills, Central, Cherrydale, Columbia Pike, Connection Crystal City, Detention Center, Glencarlyn, Local History, Plaza, Shirlington, Westover
owning_location_arlington Cherrydale, Westover
primary_isbn 9780803732247
publishDate 2009
record_details ils:.b12940549|Book|Books||English|Dial Books,|[2009]|299 pages ; 22.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_arlington
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:.b12940549 .i13970768 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true 9999
ils:.b12940549 .i1397077x On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true 9999
subject_facet Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- History -- Juvenile fiction, United States -- History -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The Brooklyn nine : a novel in nine innings
title_full The Brooklyn nine : a novel in nine innings / by Alan Gratz
title_short The Brooklyn nine :
title_sub a novel in nine innings