by Betty Hicks, illustrated by Adam McCauley
Roaring Brook Press
Henry and his friends on Rockford Road are a basketball team unstoppable on their driveway court. But without team t-shirts or an official name can they take on The Tigers, a team that plays at the huge YWCA and has a player old enough to shave? Young readers will cheer as The Bats take on a name and stick together to beat the odds.Basketball Bats is a 2009 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.
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