Ready for some baseball? Check out this action-packed Sports Story Series book from Washington Post KidsPost columnist and author Fred Bowen – perfect for fans of Mike Lupica and Tim Green.
“Long-suffering Cubs fans of all ages (especially kids) will identify with the plight of a young Chicago boy whose knothole team can’t seem to make the grade. Then the presence of a Wrigley Field legend and his sunny-side-up approach to baseball changes everything.” ―USA Today Baseball Weekly
As one of the best players in the league, Brendan wants nothing more than to see his team make it to the playoffs. But he just can’t seem to make them win!
After Brendan learns about legendary Cubs player and Hall of Famer Ernie Banks at a Chicago Cubs game, an unexpected event happens and Brendan begins to see his team in a new light. Could his playoff dreams really come true?
Playoff Dreams explores what’s most important to baseball fans and players alike: the love of the game. The afterword tells the real story about Ernie Banks and his career.
Discussion Guide available.