Annotations for Boys


Baker & Taylor
A shy boy, seeking the courage to play baseball with the other children in a park, is coaxed out of his shell by some "old timers" sitting nearby who, in turn, discover they are still in the game.

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Baker & Taylor
Receiving assistance from a group of senior-aged former players who sit on a nearby park bench, a young boy works to overcome his shyness and build his skills so he can join the other children in a game of baseball. By the author of Hippo! No, Rhino. 10,000 first printing.

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Simon and Schuster
This wordless picture book tells the story of a quiet boy working to overcome his shyness and finding the courage to play baseball with the other kids in the park... With the help of a few old timers from the nearby park bench, our boy is coaxed out of his shell and into the game. Beautifully illustrated, this is the story about the young finding out how much fun it is to live life... And the old finding out how much life there still is to love.

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