It's your turn at bat

featuring Mark Riley

By Aiello, Barbara & Shulman, Jeffrey & Barr, Loel

Publishers Summary:
While reluctantly doing research on sewing machines for a school report, Mark, a fifth-grader with cerebral palsy, discovers that the money for his team's baseball jerseys that he was responsible for is missing, and he finds himself feeling more friendly towards sewing machines. Includes a question and answer section about what it's like to have cerebral palsy.

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ISBN
978-0-94147-702-4
Publisher
Frederick, Md. : Twenty-first Century Books, c1988.


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on May 1, 1989

Gr 3-6 These first volumes in a new series each tell a different story about a character with a disability. Business . . . tells of how blind Renaldo Rodriguez tries to profit from his idea about "stepcards" for step relatives. In It's Your Turn at Bat, school newspaper sports writer Mark Riley is disgusted when he draws the topic for a school report, "The Sewing Machine: How it Changed Our Lives." Mark, wheelchair-bound with cerebral palsy, learns the importance of sewing machines and responsibility from a senior citizen. In the third book, Jennifer, who has proble...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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