Bibliographic Information: Shannon, D. (1994). How Georgie Radbourn Saved Baseball. New York: Blue Sky Press.

Short Annotation: Georgie is born in a town in which the mayor declared baseball illegal. However, Georgie saves his town of the cold weather using this love for baseball. At the end, the mayor declares baseball legal and the town finally gets warm weather.

Genre: Fiction

Grade Level: 1 – 3

Readers who will like this book: readers who like sport books, readers who like reading about baseball, readers who like to read about courage

Personal Response/Rating: 4 – I don’t like to read sport books, but David Shannon did a great job developing this story. It’s a great book!

Text-Dependent Question: Describe the major events of Georgie Radbourn Save Baseball, in order.