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Opening Day 2018

Batter up! Hear that call! The time has come for one and all To play ball. —Official victory song of the All-American Girls Baseball League, co-written by Lavonne “Pepper” Paire Davis and Nalda “Bird” Phillips It’s Opening Day at Fenway Park! (We can once again hear the helicopters from the Horn Book office.) Our Boston […]

Batter up for Opening Day 2017!

The sun is shining (thank goodness — we need it after the slushy start to April this weekend) as a new season of America’s national pastime begins today. Down the street at Fenway Park, our Red Sox are set to take on the Pittsburgh Pirates this afternoon. Go Sox! Meanwhile, here at The Horn Book […]

Opening Day 2016

It’s Opening Day at Fenway Park! (We can hear the helicopters from the Horn Book office.) Here are some baseball picture books to get you cheering for the ol’ ball game. McCully, Emily Arnold  Queen of the Diamond: The Lizzie Murphy Story Gr. K–3     32 pp.     Farrar/Ferguson     2015 In the early twentieth century, […]