Bibliographic Information:  Mochizuki, K. (1993).  Baseball saved us. New York: Lee & Low Books.

Annotation: This book is about how a young boy growing up in a Japanese internment camp learns to play baseball.

Genre: Fiction (Historical)

Grade Level: 2nd-3rd grade

Readers who would like this: Readers who enjoy stories about history and sports.

Rating and Response: I would rate this book 4/4. It was a great story and really talked about the history in the story without being too much for young readers to understand.

Text-Dependent Questions: What did the man in the guard tower do when “Shorty” hit the ball?

 

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