Game 1 by Loren Long audiobook

Game 1: #1 in The Barnstormers: Tales of the Travelin'

By Loren Long and Phil Bildner
Read by Josh Hamilton

Simon & Schuster Audio

Barnstormers: Tales of the Travelin’ Nine: Book 1

1.24 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9780743561129

Let the games begin! #1 New York Times bestseller Loren Long and Texas Bluebonnet Award winner Phil Bildner create an action-packed parable wherein three siblings embark on an adventure of a lifetime and discover the strength in family, the power of faith, and the true magic of baseball. The year is 1899, and the Travelin’ Nine are criss-crossing the good ol’ US of A, raising money to pay off the Payne family’s big-league debt! Griffith knows the most about his family’s troubles. So it’s his job to set things right, because that’s what his father would have done. Ruby has noticed a change in her big brother. Suddenly he’s acting anxious and secretive, and she’s determined to find out why. Graham just wants to hit the field. Deep down inside, he knows that everything would be fine if his brother and sister would let him step up to the plate and swing for the fences. And then there’s the baseball that, when held simultaneously by Griffith, Ruby, and Graham, triggers the miraculous.

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Summary

Summary

Let the games begin! #1 New York Times bestseller Loren Long and Texas Bluebonnet Award winner Phil Bildner create an action-packed parable wherein three siblings embark on an adventure of a lifetime and discover the strength in family, the power of faith, and the true magic of baseball.

The year is 1899, and the Travelin’ Nine are criss-crossing the good ol’ US of A, raising money to pay off the Payne family’s big-league debt!

Griffith knows the most about his family’s troubles. So it’s his job to set things right, because that’s what his father would have done.

Ruby has noticed a change in her big brother. Suddenly he’s acting anxious and secretive, and she’s determined to find out why.

Graham just wants to hit the field. Deep down inside, he knows that everything would be fine if his brother and sister would let him step up to the plate and swing for the fences.

And then there’s the baseball that, when held simultaneously by Griffith, Ruby, and Graham, triggers the miraculous.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“The authors nimbly step up to the plate in this debut volume…throws out appealing old-time baseball vernacular (defined in the margins) and intriguing period particulars.”  Publishers Weekly
“Old-timey baseball lore and phrases fill the margins…atmospheric.”  Booklist

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 1.24
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English