Little Rhino: My New Team by Ryan Howard, Leveled Books O-P
Every day after he finishes his homework, Little Rhino (a nickname for Ryan) hurries outside to practice catching and hitting with his grandpa. Playing baseball with Grandpa James is Rhino's favorite thing in the whole world. One day Rhino learns that Grandpa has signed him up for a real baseball league, and Rhino feels like his dreams are coming true. Then he finds out that the class bully is on his team. Rhino, being the smart and thoughtful boy that he is, makes some big decisions about how to respond to the mean boy. At the same time he is learning to be part of a team, and how to be a good friend. This first book of a new series is getting rave reviews from young readers, parents and teachers. The author, Ryan Howard, is the first baseman for the Philadelphia Phillies, and he writes the series with his wife, Krystle. the stories are loosely based on his childhood.
Author: Ryan Howard and Krystle Howard
Binding Type: Paperback
Fiction/ Nonfiction: Fiction
Leveled Group: O-P
Age Level: 8-10