No Easy Way

The Story of Ted Williams and the Last .400 Season

By Bowen, Fred & Pyle, Chuck

Publishers Summary:
Ted Williams hit .406 for the season in 1941— a feat not matched since. In this inspirational picture book, authentic sportswriting and rich, classic illustrations bring to life the truly spectacular story of the Red Sox legend, whose hard work and perseverance make him the perfect role model for baseball enthusiasts of all ages.

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978-0-52547-877-5
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School Library Journal

Reviewed on January 1, 2010

Gr 2-5 Bowen's picture-book tribute introduces readers to a baseball great whose strong, smooth swing, eagle eye, and tireless work ethic accompanied him from an impoverished childhood to the major leagues. In his rookie season with the Boston Red Sox, he hit .327, belted out 31 home runs, and earned nicknames like "the Splendid Splinter." In 1941, many players were readying to fight in World War II; Williams would join up once the season finished. Nonetheless, it was "a magic summer for baseball" with Jo...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on October 1, 2010

Bowen's sophisticated text zooms in for a close-up of the Red Sox legend's 1941 season when "the Kid" r...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on February 4, 2010

- Ted Williams's long-standing record is an impressive one, but even dedicated young baseball fans may be unfamiliar with it. - Fred Bowen ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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