Growing Up Pedro

By TAVARES, Matt

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ISBN
9780763668242
Publisher
Candlewick


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on February 1, 2015  |  Preschool to Grade 4

Gr 2–4—Tavares is no stranger to the baseball picture book biography genre. He has several examples under his belt: There Goes Ted Williams: The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived (2012) and Becoming Babe Ruth (2013, both Candlewick). With his latest, Tavares looks to a more recent time and player, Cy Young Award winner and World Series champion Pedro Martinez. Tavares begins in the Dominican Republic in 1981, where Martinez witnessed his older brother Ramon's rise to stardom. Tavares masterfully...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on February 1, 2015

Longtime baseball fan Tavares (Becoming Babe Ruth, rev. 1/13, et al.) highlights the relationship between two baseball greats: brothers Ramón and Pedro Martínez. It's 1981 in the Dominican Republic, and older brother Ramón is showing real promise as a baseball player. Pedro loves baseball too, but feels that his small size will prevent him from ever being a star. Eventually Ramón is signed with the Dodgers, and Pedro tags along to practices, hoping for his chance. Tavares highlights their warm filial...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2015

Tavares highlights the warm relationship between two baseball greats, brothers Ramón and Pedro Martínez, covering their youth in 1980s Dominican Rep...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2015

Tavares highlights the warm relationship between two baseball greats, brothers Ramón and Pedro Martínez, covering their youth in 1980s Dominican Rep...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2015

Tavares highlights the warm relationship between two baseball greats, brothers Ramón and Pedro Martínez, covering their youth in 1980s Dominican Rep...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2015

Tavares highlights the warm relationship between two baseball greats, brothers Ramón and Pedro Martínez, covering their youth in 1980s Dominican Rep...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2015

Tavares highlights the warm relationship between two baseball greats, brothers Ramón and Pedro Martínez, covering their youth in 1980s Dominican Rep...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2015

Tavares highlights the warm relationship between two baseball greats, brothers Ramón and Pedro Martínez, covering their youth in 1980s Dominican Rep...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2015

Tavares highlights the warm relationship between two baseball greats, brothers Ramón and Pedro Martínez, covering their youth in 1980s Dominican Rep...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2015

Tavares highlights the warm relationship between two baseball greats, brothers Ramón and Pedro Martínez, covering their youth in 1980s Dominican Rep...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2015

Tavares highlights the warm relationship between two baseball greats, brothers Ramón and Pedro Martínez, covering their youth in 1980s Dominican Rep...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2015

Tavares highlights the warm relationship between two baseball greats, brothers Ramón and Pedro Martínez, covering their youth in 1980s Dominican Rep...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2015

Tavares highlights the warm relationship between two baseball greats, brothers Ramón and Pedro Martínez, covering their youth in 1980s Dominican Rep...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2015

Tavares highlights the warm relationship between two baseball greats, brothers Ramón and Pedro Martínez, covering their youth in 1980s Dominican Rep...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2015

Tavares highlights the warm relationship between two baseball greats, brothers Ramón and Pedro Martínez, covering their youth in 1980s Dominican Rep...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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