Bibliographic Information:  Hicks, B. (2008).  Basketball bats. New York: Roaring Brooke.

Annotation: This book is about Henry and his friends, who are challenged to a game of basketball by a cheating team called the Tigers.

Genre: Fiction

Grade Level: 2nd-3rd grade

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

Rating and Response: I would rate this book 3/4. It was a cute story about sportsmanship and learning teamwork, but wasn’t really for me.

Text-Dependent Questions: What happens with Henry during the second game?