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Skinnybones

by Barbara Park

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Alex Franovitch has been playing baseball for six year and isn't the best player. Children's novel, short and easy to read. Super fun with a younger audience around. Not as much fun when you read alone. ( )
  Rosenstern | Sep 14, 2014 |
For the smallest kid on the baseball team, Alex "Skinnybones" Frankovitch has a major-league big mouth! But when he brags his way into a pitching contest, this might be one mess that not even Alex can talk his way out of.
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Age Range: 8 - 12 years | Grade Level: 3 - 7
  kplowman2 | Dec 9, 2013 |
Skinnybones is always getting into trouble- but when his lies force him to look like a fool in front of everyone at his baseball games, he has to own up to the fact that he has some lessons to learn.

This book is a good read-aloud and has interesting details and vocabulary to use in discussions. ( )
  beckytillett | Jun 6, 2013 |
This was an excellent read aloud for third graders.
  DanielleDeFauw | Aug 9, 2012 |
Loved it. This book inspired me to write my first middle-grade comic novel, DUSTIN GRUBBS: ONE-MAN SHOW! ( )
  JohnJBonk | Apr 5, 2012 |
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To Steven and David, for all your inspiration
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MY CAT EATS KITTY FRITTERS BECAUSE... I figure that if she didn't eat Kitty Fritters, she would probably be dead by now.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 067988792X, Paperback)

For the smallest kid on the baseball team, Alex “Skinnybones” Frankovitch has a major-league big mouth! But when he brags his way into a pitching contest, this might be one mess that not even Alex can talk his way out of.

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Alex's active sense of humor helps him get along with the school braggart, make the most of his athletic talents, and simply get by in a hectic world.

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