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The Aurora County All-Stars

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Published by Harcourt in Orlando .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Race relations,
  • Death,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Sexism,
  • Fiction,
  • Baseball,
  • Children"s stories,
  • Pageants,
  • Baseball stories

  • About the Edition

    For most boys in a small Mississippi town, the biggest concern one hot summer is whether their annual July 4th baseball game will be canceled due to their county"s anniversary pageant, but after the death of the old man to whom twelve-year-old star pitcher House Jackson has been secretly reading for a year, House uncovers secrets about the man and the history of baseball in Aurora County that could fix everything.

    Edition Notes

    StatementDeborah Wiles
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.W6474 Aur 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination242 p. :
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24928731M
    ISBN 100152060685
    ISBN 109780152060688
    LC Control Number2006102551
    OCLC/WorldCa82673255


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Twelve-year-old House Jackson—star pitcher and team captain of the Aurora County All-Stars—has been sidelined for a whole sorry year with a broken elbow.

He's finally ready to play, but wouldn't you know that the team's only game of the year has been scheduled for the exact same time as the town's th-anniversary pageant. — The Aurora County All-Stars. Published by: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers Pages: ISBN Buy the Book: Amazon, Indiebound, Audiobook read by Kate Jackson at Listening Library, or at your local library.

Overview. Published by Harcourt, Inc. A SIBA Book Award Finalist A Booksense Pick of the Lists. The Aurora County All-Stars. For the last year, while his friends played baseball, House Jackson has been spending his time doing something in secret.

It all began when he, or rather Frances Shotz, broke House's elbow. The damage done to his elbow was severe enough that House had to forgo his beloved baseball for months.

The Aurora County All-Stars - Ebook written by Deborah Wiles. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take /5(8).

Twelve-year-old House Jackson, star pitcher and team captain of the Aurora County All-Stars, has been sidelined for a year with a broken elbow. Now that he's healed, the biggest game of the season is set for the same day as the pageant for the county's th anniversary.5/5(2). Free The Aurora County All-Stars study unit worksheets for teachers to print.

Comprehension by chapter, vocabulary challenges, creative reading response activities and. The Aurora County All-Stars - by Deborah Wiles Just as House Jackson has recovered from a broken elbow and begins to ready his team for their one and only game of the year, all the mamas in town sign their kids up to be in Finesse Shotz pageant to celebrate the town’s th anniversary, which just so happens to be the same time as the big game.

Deborah Wiles is a two-time National Book Award finalist, winner of the Ezra Jack Keats Award, the PEN Phyllis Reynolds Naylor Working Writer Fellowship, an NAACP Book Award finalist, Jane Addams Peace Award finalist, E.B. White Award winner, Golden Kite Award winner, and a purveyor of fine vowels.

You can find out more about her here. Book Overview Twelve-year-old House Jackson--star pitcher and team captain of the Aurora County All-Stars--has been sidelined for a whole sorry year with a broken elbow.

He's finally ready to play, but wouldn't you know that the team's only game of the year has been scheduled for the exact same time as the town's th-anniversary pageant.5/5(2). In Aurora County, Miss., only one baseball game matters: the annual contest between the All-Stars and the Raleigh Redbugs, scheduled this year at the same time as the once-in-a-lifetime pageant celebrating Aurora County's.

Worse, Frances Schotz, the girl who broke pitcher House Jackson's elbow last year, is directing the pageant and their mamas have signed up all the Author: Deborah Wiles. TM ® & © Scholastic Inc. All Rights Reserved. Susan Cheyney GRADES: About Us. Twelve-year-old House Jackson, star pitcher and team captain of the Aurora County All-Stars, has been sidelined for a whole sorry year with a broken elbow.

He's finally ready to play - but wouldn't you know, the team's only game of the year has been scheduled for the exact same time as the town's th-anniversary pageant.

Praise for The Aurora County All-Stars "Batter up. National Book Award finalist Wiles (Each Little Bird That Sings) delivers the third book set in her fictional Aurora County — a more boy-friendly read than its predecessors, with plenty of talk about baseball and what constitutes a stalwart team.

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Twelve-year-old House Jackson—star pitcher and team captain of the Aurora County All-Stars—has been sidelined for a whole sorry year with a broken elbow. He's finally ready to play, but wouldn't you know that the team's only game of the year has been scheduled for the exact same time as the town's th-anniversary pageant/5(8).

'The Aurora County All-Stars' shows what it truly means to be strong, to create community, and to sacrifice for a friend. A fourth Aurora County book, a companion to the first three, will be published in Septembertitled A Long Line of : May 5, (age 66), Mobile, Alabama.

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House Jackson, age twelve, star pitcher and team captain of the Aurora County All-Stars, has a secret. For the past year, while sidelined with a broken elbow, he has spent every afternoon at the bedside of a mysterious old man the other kids call Mean-Man Boyd&#;and he doesn't want anyone to know.

Now House is finally ready to play ball again, but his Author: Deborah Wiles. The Aurora County All-Stars (Hardcover) By Deborah Wiles. HMH Books for Young Readers,pp. Publication Date: August 1. But when Mr. Boyd dies, House is reminded of his itch to play.

Unfortunately, the All-Stars' only game of the year is scheduled for the same day as Aurora County's th anniversary pageant, an event directed by pesky year-old Frances Shotz, the girl who broke House's elbow. The Aurora County All-Stars (Paperback) By Deborah Wiles. HMH Books for Young Readers,pp.

Publication Date: February 1, Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover (8/1/) Compact Disc (8/14/) Hardcover (3/1/). Sports and musical theater may seem like an unusual pairing, but not in the hands of children's author Deborah Wiles.

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