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Publisher: iUniverse
Release Date: March 2002
ISBN: 0-595-21914-4
Format Reviewed: Trade Paperback
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Genre: Children’s / Young Adult
Reviewer: Melissa Brown
Reviewer Notes:

Grandpa Gordy’s Greatest World Series Games
By Steven A. Falco 

     Grandpa Gordy is quite a character. Like so many grandparents, he loves to tell stories about “the way things were.” But you won’t find any tall tales about walking to school uphill both ways in the snow in this book. Instead, you’ll ooh and ahh over the thrills of baseball’s greatest game—The World Series.

     An incredible twenty-one games are highlighted in this book—from as early as 1924, all the way up to 2001. Steven Falco has masterfully divided the book into action-packed, concise chapters that are ideal for parents who like to read to their children. Grandpa Gordy’s light-hearted storytelling is fast-paced and entertaining, making Grandpa Gordy’s Greatest World Series Games a great book for young readers.

     The first in a series of Grandpa Gordybooks, Grandpa Gordy’s Greatest World Series Games is not only enjoyable, it’s educational. Filled with tons of facts about dozens of players, this book will make you feel like a baseball aficionado by the time you finish it. The perfect book for baseball fans of all ages, Grandpa Gordy’s Greatest World Series Games will have you whistling “Take Me Out to the Ballgame" for days.

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