The Year Mom Won the Pennant Author:Matt Christopher The Thunderballs needed a coach badly, but Nick Vassey's mother was not what they had in mind. Yet she was the only parent who volunteered to coach, and without a coach there could be no team. The Thunderballs were bewildered. Nick was mortified. And their arch rivals, the Tornadoes, howled with glee. — Everybody was in for a surprise. On th... more »e first day of the season, the Thunderballs won. Before they knew it, they were in a frantic race with the Tornadoes for the pennant.
This fast-moving baseball story is full of enough humor and action to appeal to all young readers.« less