|Format:||Print Book 2008|
|Availability:||Available at 17 Libraries 17 of 17 copies|
UNBEATABLE TEAM--MAYBE. UNBEATABLE READING--FOR SURE! The first novel in Betty Hick's Gym Shorts series is a slam-dunk for newly-independent readers.
Henry and his friends on Rockford Road are a basketball team unstoppable on their driveway court. But without team t-shirts or an official name can they take on The Tigers, a team that plays at the huge YWCA and has a player old enough to shave? Young readers will cheer as The Bats take on a name and stick together to beat the odds.
Basketball Bats is a 2009 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.
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|Series||Hicks, Betty. Gym shorts.|
Teamwork (Sports) -- Juvenile fiction.
Basketball -- Fiction.
Teamwork (Sports) -- Fiction.
|Publisher|| New York :Roaring Brook Press,2008
55 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
|ISBN||1596432438 (hardcover) :
9781596432437 (hardcover) :