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    • The Kid Who Only Hit Homers

    • By: Matt Christopher
    • Narrated by: Listening Library
    • Length: 1 hr and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    When Sylvester Coddmyer III meets a mysterious character named George Baruth, he goes from being a terrible hitter to the boy who only hits homers! But how will he answer some of the difficult questions that people start asking about his amazing new talent?

    Regular price: $19.93

    • State Showdown

    • Little League
    • By: Matt Christopher
    • Narrated by: Nick Sullivan
    • Length: 2 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    In the third story of the Little League Baseball® series, pitcher Carter Jones and his Forest Park All-Star teammates move on to Sectionals competition. Catcher Liam McGrath, Carter's cousin, has to work together with a rival-turned-teammate.

    Regular price: $20.52

    • Change They Can't Believe In

    • The Tea Party and Reactionary Politics in America
    • By: Christopher S. Parker, Matt A. Barreto
    • Narrated by: Ax Norman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Are Tea Party supporters merely a group of conservative citizens concerned about government spending? Or are they racists who refuse to accept Barack Obama as their president because he's not white? Change They Can't Believe In offers an alternative argument--that the Tea Party is driven by the reemergence of a reactionary movement in American politics that is fueled by a fear that America has changed for the worse.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • best book to understand the tea party & trump

    • By Hobbity111 on 08-02-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Out at Second

    • By: Matt Christopher
    • Narrated by: Joshua Swanson
    • Length: 1 hr and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    When the Grizzlies' first baseman is sidelined two days before the playoffs, catcher Manny Griffin and second baseman Stu Fletcher take it upon themselves to help his replacement, Sean, become a better player. The three practice together, and all is going well - until Sean unleashes a wild throw that hits Stu right in the head! Stu is dazed, but won't let Manny call for help, insisting that he's perfectly fine and the team needs him. Manny gives his word to keep quiet, but a few days later, Stu starts acting funny.

    Regular price: $14.81

    • Baseball World Series

    • Little League, Book 5
    • By: Matt Christopher
    • Narrated by: Nick Sullivan
    • Length: 3 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    The final book in the series has Liam and Carter's teams on the verge of winning the greatest championship of all: The Little League Baseball World Series. Cousins and best friends who grew up playing baseball together, Liam and Carter must now play against each other to achieve their dreams of winning the Series title! One cousin will win, and the other will lose.

    Regular price: $11.39

    • Great Americans in Sports: Babe Ruth

    • By: Matt Christopher
    • Narrated by: Nick Sullivan
    • Length: 2 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Babe Ruth was baseball's first true power hitter, a strong pitcher and smart outfielder who made some amazing, game-saving catches. His love of the sport came through in his playfulness on the field and drive to win, but Babe had to overcome a lot of obstacles in order to become the greatest. This comprehensive biography tells the story behind the legend.

    Regular price: $17.09

    • Perfect Game

    • Little League, Book 4
    • By: Matt Christopher
    • Narrated by: Nick Sullivan
    • Length: 2 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Two weeks of intense competition remain to decide the final teams for the Little League® World Series. This year, the anticipation is high as it's possible that both of the previous final two teams will return, a very rare occurrence. And those are the teams Carter and Liam now play for! These two players, one from each team, are thinking the same thought: How can I play against my best friend?

    Regular price: $11.39

    • Great Americans in Sports: Mia Hamm

    • By: Matt Christopher
    • Narrated by: Eileen Stevens
    • Length: 3 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Mia Hamm's speed, aggressive play, and ability to "read the field" helped her become the best women's soccer player in the world. Her stellar performance as a college, World Cup, and Olympic champion made her a sports hero, and her story will inspire a new generation of young athletes. This comprehensive biography gives listeners an up-close look at one of America's greatest soccer stars.

    Regular price: $17.09

    • Serena Williams

    • Legends in Sports
    • By: Matt Christopher
    • Narrated by: Cherelle Cargill
    • Length: 2 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Serena Williams has been ranked number one in the world for tennis singles, won 22 Grand Slam singles titles, and won four Olympic gold medals. She is a powerful player and a fierce competitor. Learn more about the record-breaking athlete in this comprehensive and action-packed biography.

    Regular price: $20.52

    • District Doubleheader

    • By: Matt Christopher
    • Narrated by: Nick Sullivan
    • Length: 3 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Little league baseball players Liam and Carter are still adjusting to changes since Liam's family moved across the country to California. Liam is faced with having to prove himself all over again to his new teammates. Carter, on the other hand, is having his best season ever. His pitches are unstoppable and it looks like his team might just sweep the competition. That is, until a new pitcher hits the scene.

    Regular price: $11.39

    • Play Ball!

    • By: Matt Christopher
    • Narrated by: Nick Sullivan
    • Length: 3 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Eleven-year-old cousins who are closer than most brothers, catcher Liam McCarthy and pitcher Carter Jones, grew up playing baseball together. Now, their team is on the verge of winning the greatest championship of all: the Little League Baseball World Series. To reach the title match, however, they must first beat their number one rivals from Southern California. Little do they know that the game will prove to be just the first challenge they'll face on their road to the championships.

    Regular price: $11.39

    • Legends in Sports: Michael Jordan

    • By: Matt Christopher
    • Narrated by: J. D. Jackson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 10

    If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to be the best basketball player who ever lived, then Legends in Sports: Michael Jordan is the audiobook for you. In this exciting biography, Matt Christopher, the number one children’s sportswriter in America, puts you on the basketball court with the legendary superstar. Take an inside look at the triumphs, struggles, and statistics of one of the most determined players in National Basketball Association history.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Intriguing

    • By katie meyer on 03-21-15

    Regular price: $13.99

    • On the Court with...LeBron James

    • By: Matt Christopher, Stephanie Peters
    • Narrated by: Jacobi Hollingshed
    • Length: 3 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    Outstanding. Unbelievable. Mindblowing. These are just a few of the words used to describe the talents of LeBron James. He was a sensation in his early days playing AAU ball in Akron, Ohio, and continued to amaze through his four years as a high school phenomenon. Now going into his fifth year as a star of the Cleveland Cavaliers, he is touted as the best player in basketball today. And for good reason: His dunks are monstrous, his no-look passes are things of beauty, his three-pointers seem effortless.

    Regular price: $20.52

    • On the Court with...Stephen Curry

    • By: Matt Christopher
    • Narrated by: Jacobi Hollingshed
    • Length: 2 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Steph Curry is a two-time NBA Most Valuable Player, record-breaker, and Finals champion who electrifies fans with his incredible on-court feats. He's also a dedicated husband, father, and philanthropist who inspires people on and off the court. Learn more about this remarkable athlete in this biography.

    Regular price: $20.52

    • Great Americans in Sports: Drew Brees

    • By: Matt Christopher
    • Narrated by: Alden Ford
    • Length: 2 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Drew Brees grew up in a family of athletes and overcame injuries and setbacks to become one of today's best quarterbacks. This comprehensive biography shows how Drew Brees went from being a flag football player to Super Bowl MVP and modern legend and is sure to appeal to legions of football fans.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome sauce

    • By Erica B Hodges on 03-08-18

    Regular price: $17.09

    • The Home Run Kid Races On

    • By: Matt Christopher
    • Narrated by: Joshua Swanson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    Home run slugger Sylvester Coddmyer the Third has an amazing secret. For three seasons, he's been coached by men who look exactly like baseball legends: Babe Ruth, Eddie Cicotte, and Mickey Mantle. Are these men just impersonating famous ballplayers, as his friend Duane insists? Or are they from the "beyond," as Snooky Malone believes?

    Regular price: $11.39

    • Great Americans in Sports: Blake Griffin

    • By: Matt Christopher
    • Narrated by: Alden Ford
    • Length: 2 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Blake Griffin is known for being a number-one draft pick, rookie of the year, Slam Dunk Contest winner, and one of the best power forwards playing today. But he had to fight to make it onto the NBA court at all after sitting out his first pro season with a devastating knee injury. Learn more about the perennial All-Star in this comprehensive biography, complete with photos and fun infographics.

    Regular price: $17.09

    • On the Track with...Jeff Gordon

    • By: Matt Christopher
    • Narrated by: Stevie Ray Dallimore
    • Length: 2 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 1

    One of the NASCAR circuit's greatest celebrity racers, Jeff Gordon is a favorite of motorsports fans around the country. This is the 100 percent true story of the making of an American racing legend. After competing in BMX races at just four years old, Jeff ran his first quarter-midget car race at the tender age of five years old. Can you imagine that? At that age most kids don't even know how to ride a bicycle, let alone drive a race car! He began racing stock cars in 1991 and soon after started competing for the most prestigious trophy in all of motorsports, the coveted Winston Cup.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • R u kidding me?

    • By crystal on 12-03-16

    Regular price: $10.49

    • World Cup

    • By: Matt Christopher
    • Narrated by: Joshua Swanson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Soccer. No other sport in the world captivates a bigger audience - and no other competition electrifies its fans like the World Cup. Now, just in time for the next World Cup competition, comes a book just for kids, jam-packed with information about each and every World Cup ever played.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining, especially for young ones

    • By jus' Dan on 07-22-17

    Regular price: $11.39

    • The Dog That Pitched a No-Hitter

    • By: Matt Christopher
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
    • Length: 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Mike is facing a tough season in Little League this year. His team is scheduled to play their toughest opponents: the Bearcats and the Peach Street Mudders. Mike dreads pitching against sharp-eyed hitters like Bugsy O’Toole and Turtleneck Jones. Fortunately his telepathic Airedale, Harry, is ready to help him. With Harry showing him where to throw each ball, Mike keeps the Bearcats from winning too easily. But when Mike looks to Harry for help during the disastrous Peach Street Mudder game, he doesn’t see his dog anywhere. How can Mike face the next determined batter alone?

    Regular price: $9.09

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