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JAKE by Alfred Slote | Kirkus Reviews

When Jerry started out this way he usually got worse before he got algred. Jake by Alfred Slote. Pablo rated it it was amazing Aug 03, Emily Grace marked it as to-read Aug 19, There was a problem adding your email address.

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They were very silent. In my mind, Slote was filet mignon and Christopher was ground beef. McLeod whirled, but I whirled faster. Jerry kicked, reared, and fired.

Devan Mitchell rated it it was amazing Mar 09, McLeod, who was crossing the diamond, thought I was sassing him again. Alfred Slote born September 11, [1] is a children’s author known for his numerous sports and space novels. I room with my Uncle Lenny and he doesn’t care about anything except music. He wants to balance playing jazz wlfred coaching a talented but underfunded team. It smoked in for a strike. But watching one of my favorite writers bring his favorite book back to life while figuring out if alfded career ultimately meant anything — when it did, it did, it did — was practically an out-of-body experience.


I got an Al Kaline glove and nobody gave me that, or my bat either. We get along fine because I don’t care about anything except baseball. Books by Alfred Slote. Nobody, but nobody tangled with Lenny. Larry got all right and clutched and struck out. Alfred Slote born September 11, is a children’s author alfrex for his numerous sports and space novels. Dec 31, Andrew Schultz rated it really liked it. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

But his finest two books transcended the medium. I like being on my own. We were off to a good start. I mean, he can hit, run, field, pitch. Kyle Spencer marked it as to-read Oct 26, Open Preview See a Problem? John Fulton, the catcher on our team. His hands were balled into fists. Fulton was reading her paper during the games, and everyone was happy except the opposing teams.

Jeff marked it as to-read Oct 27, This page was last edited on 14 Februaryat He came in headfirst which was too bad for him because I slammed the ball alfrer onto his head and Tim never sote reached the bag. There’s a big game at the end, yes, jaks it doesn’t end as they usually do.

Want to Read saving…. Slote said this was his best and I think it’s close between this and Finding Buck McHenry, but it’s sad that jakke like this become obscure. Once upon a time, I loved Alfred Slote so much that every bookstore trip unfolded the same way.


Found book after watching ESPN “30 for 30” short about it. It is a very good book, itself, and overall, I like Slote’s sports stuff better than his science fiction, which feels dated and with lessons that are a little more obvious and which takes a while to start as Slote explains what’s going on in the world.

To ask other readers questions about Jakeplease sign up. Matt Christopher never could have written that one. What possessed a year-old child to write a school play about a fictional Little League baseball player?

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Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. Jake, directed by Jon Hock. Most teams carry fifteen or sixteen players because when summer vacation starts, kids go to camp. My job is to uake everyone cool and loose.

From Zlote, the free encyclopedia. But Jerry reared back and poured the smoker three times right across the plate, and after the third pitch John Fulton flipped the ball up to McLeod and said: Jake gets into trouble with his uncle and also the rival team’s sponsor.

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My name is Jake Wrather, which doesn’t mean much to you, and it doesn’t mean much to me either. Jason Jakr rated it it was amazing Mar 28, I found my glove in a department store when no one was looking. She just turned the pages of her newspaper.