Includes discussion questions and writing prompts.
Guided reading level: N.
"Max Owens is Brooklyn's biggest baseball fan. On his birthday, September 28, 1955, Max's grandpa gives him the greatest gift of all: World Series tickets. During the game, Max watches his favorite Dodger player, Jackie Robinson, play against the New York Yankees. Although the Dodgers lose, Max gets to meet Jackie and learn the lesson of a lifetime"--Unedited summary from book.