Welcome to Alfred Slote’s official website! Here he’s republishing his out-of-print children’s books, like ‘Jake,’ ‘Hang Tough, Paul Mather,’ and ‘My Robot Buddy’. Jake has 20 ratings and 3 reviews. Maurice said: This was one of the few children’s sports books featuring an African-American lead character, and it did. Radio adaptationsalfred hitchcock a bottle alfred slote jake summary of winePhoto & Video. My alfred slote jake summary notesReferences.
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» 30 for 30 Short: ‘Jake’
Jeff Bigler, our hot-tempered first baseman, could outrun me. 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 Slo I only read Alfred Slote’s science fiction stuff as a kid, and I forgot about him until ESPN’s second 30 on 30 special. John Fulton, the catcher on our team. It smoked in for a strike.
Chris Berggren rated it it was amazing Jan 09, Devan Mitchell rated it it was amazing Mar 09, I was pretty sure it was Mr. Fulton was reading her paper during the games, and everyone was happy except the opposing teams. I eat at his house a lot.
Kris added it Jun 17, Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. I felt like kicking him. I mean, he can hit, run, field, pitch.
I ducked, sticking my glove up to protect my face. It was either break up the team or get Mrs. Jake gets into trouble with his uncle and also the rival team’s sponsor. Jerry glared at Jeff Bigler. Does this sound like bragging? She thought it was a ridiculous thing, and it was, but all she had to do was shake hands with the opposite coach, discuss ground rules like when the foul balls were out of play, alfrsd whether balls hit into the tall grass were doubles or homers and then go sit and read the paper.
All in all, fighting to keep ourselves together as a team afred really made us a tightly-knit ball club. Not a father on the club had time to coach us, and my Uncle Lenny who could coach us, since he was such a hot-shot college athlete in all sports, was way out of it in his music world.
But the ump shook his head. 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.
Every adult was shouting at the umps to move us along, except our coach Mrs. I never knew my father who gave me my last name, and my mother left two years ago to visit down south and never came back.
At shortstop Danny Kohl shuffled his feet nervously. It was a dumb thing. Emily Grace marked it as to-read Aug 19, And here Jake’s uncle is also a protagonist. Jake is a tough, scrappy boy being raised by his Uncle Lenny.
JAKE by Alfred Slote | Kirkus Reviews
And walked back to my position. She always grins and says: McLeod got red in the face. You manhandle the team you can manhandle.
Please provide an email address. Jerry poured a second strike in there that Larry just blinked at.
Paul rated it liked it Oct 22, I turned to see where it had gone. Jeff marked it as to-read Oct 27, But she came to all the games and she was the only parent that did.
We were loose now. To keep me on my toes. Be the first to discover new talent!
You get them scared of you, and you pull your own team together.