By Dan Gutman
Cannons are blasting!
Bullets are flying!
Wounded squaddies are everywhere!
Stosh has time-traveled to 1863, correct into the center of the Civil warfare. In in all likelihood his most enjoyable and positively his most threatening journey but, Stosh has determined to respond to the query forever: did Abner Doubleday, a Civil struggle normal, rather invent the sport of baseball?
It's all right here: colossal laughs, dramatic motion, quickly baseball video games in the course of a battlefield. you may be blown away via this 6th impressive baseball card adventure!
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I shouted. “They’re not shooting at us! ” There was another explosion in the air over our heads, and stuff showered down around us. I wrapped my arms around Mom to shield her. Maybe if I took the flag and threw it as far away as possible, they would stop shooting at us. But I couldn’t reach the flag. I wasn’t about to go get it, either. 49 DAN G UTMAN If I couldn’t get rid of the flag, I’d have to get rid of us. ” I shouted in her ear. ” “Are you out of your mind, Joey? ” “We’ve got no chance if we stay here,” I shouted at her.
I had to admit, he did look a bit like a doofus. As I held the photo, I felt something strange. It was that tingling sensation, the feeling I got when I touched old baseball cards. That was it. I remembered the feeling well. It meant I was about to travel through time! It was going to happen! I dropped the photo on the table before it was too late. The tingling sensation stopped immediately. The photo landed facedown on the kitchen table. This is what was printed across the back . . ABNER DOUBLEDAY, 1863.
You don’t step inside some booth, twist a few dials, and poof, you’re standing next to Babe Ruth or Mickey Mantle. ” “Oh come on, Joey,” she said, pinching my cheek. “Working at the hospital is so boring. I need a little adventure in my life. ” “Look,” she said, her eyes lighting up, “we’ll zip back to 1863, ask this Doubleday guy if he invented baseball, and zip right back home. It will take five minutes. We’ll have fun. Hey, I’ll pack a lunch! We can even have a picnic in the past! ” “Uh, I don’t know, Mom.
Abner & Me (Baseball Card Adventures) by Dan Gutman