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Exhibition Baseball Americana

Brad Herzog. H is for Home Run: A Baseball Alphabet. Ann Arbor, Michigan: Sleeping Bear Press, 2004. General Collections, Library of Congress (006.00.00)

H is for Home Run: A Baseball Alphabet

Two hundred and sixty years after A Little Pretty Pocket Book appeared, children’s books describing sports in simple rhymed verse are still in demand. H is for Home Run clearly offers more detail, history, and sparkling illustrations, but it also fulfills the mandate of its predecessor, which was “to instruct and amuse.”