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A Long Pitch Home

eBook

Ten-year-old Bilal liked his life back home in Pakistan. He was a star on his cricket team. But when his father suddenly sends the family to live with their aunt and uncle in America, nothing is familiar. While Bilal tries to keep up with his cousin Jalaal by joining a baseball league and practicing his English, he wonders when his father will join the family in Virginia. Maybe if Bilal can prove himself on the pitcher's mound, his father will make it to see him play. But playing baseball means navigating relation-ships with the guys, and with Jordan, the only girl on the team—the player no one but Bilal wants to be friends with. A sensitive and endearing contemporary novel about family, friends, and assimilation.

From the Hardcover edition.


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Publisher: Charlesbridge

Kindle Book

  • Release date: September 27, 2016

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781607348702
  • File size: 1868 KB
  • Release date: September 27, 2016

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9781607348702
  • File size: 1868 KB
  • Release date: September 27, 2016


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Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB eBook

Languages

English

Levels

ATOS Level:4.6
Lexile® Measure:740
Interest Level:4-8(MG)
Text Difficulty:3-4

Ten-year-old Bilal liked his life back home in Pakistan. He was a star on his cricket team. But when his father suddenly sends the family to live with their aunt and uncle in America, nothing is familiar. While Bilal tries to keep up with his cousin Jalaal by joining a baseball league and practicing his English, he wonders when his father will join the family in Virginia. Maybe if Bilal can prove himself on the pitcher's mound, his father will make it to see him play. But playing baseball means navigating relation-ships with the guys, and with Jordan, the only girl on the team—the player no one but Bilal wants to be friends with. A sensitive and endearing contemporary novel about family, friends, and assimilation.

From the Hardcover edition.


Expand title description text
  • Details

    Publisher:
    Charlesbridge

    Kindle Book
    Release date: September 27, 2016

    OverDrive Read
    ISBN: 9781607348702
    File size: 1868 KB
    Release date: September 27, 2016

    EPUB eBook
    ISBN: 9781607348702
    File size: 1868 KB
    Release date: September 27, 2016

  • Creators
  • Formats
    Kindle Book
    OverDrive Read
    EPUB eBook
  • Languages
    English
  • Levels
    ATOS Level: 4.6
    Lexile® Measure: 740
    Interest Level: 4-8(MG)
    Text Difficulty: 3-4
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