It’s 1948 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. A boy who loves baseball must get past his hard-working immigrant parents—and the rhino in the outfield—to become a batboy in this funny middle grade novel in the tradition of The Sandlot.
“Laugh-out-loud fun with a wonderful cast of characters. A winner in every way.” —Kirkus, starred review
“DeKeyser skillfully melds historical details…with fast-paced action and humor.” —School Library Journal
“Funny and good-hearted…. The conclusion hits the story out of the park.” —Publishers Weekly
“Accessible, detailed, and charmingly genuine. A solid home run.” —Booklist