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Book Title:

Return of the Home Run Kid


Matt Christopher

Fiction Genres:

Realistic Fiction

Write three (3) sentences which describe the Setting of the book. Be sure use descriptive words.:

The book took place at a baseball field. He was near center field and he hit home runs. The story took place in the fall.

List all of the main characters in the book, and share a little bit of information about each character.:

Sly – he is nice and friendly. He is good at baseball.

Checko – he is helpful. He taught Sly to have more home runs.

Josie – She is funny and helpful.

If there was a problem presented in the book, write three (3) sentences about it. Otherwise, write three sentences about your favorite part of the book.:

Sly was in a bad slump in baseball. He was not hitting home runs and not making hard plays. He was feeling pretty bad.

If there was a problem presented in the book, write three (3) sentences about how the problem was solved. If there was not problem, write three sentences about what you would have liked to have seen in the book that the author did not include.:

Checko helped him to remember his skills from last year. He taught him some stuff that his old coaches had taught him. He also encouraged him because he told him everyone gets in slumps.

How did this book make you feel? Write three (3) sentences describing the feelings you had, when reading the book.:

I felt good, because I have been in a slump before and I know how Sly feels.

Star Rating:


Write three (3) sentences describing why you gave this book this rating.:

It was a funny book and this is my favorite sportswriter. If you like sports or reading about sports this is a good one.

"Return of the Home Run Kid" by Matt Christopher