Full Count: A Baseball Number Book
by Brad Herzog
Following his H is for Home Run: A Baseball Alphabet, Brad Herzog once again steps to the plate to bring the game of baseball to fans of every age. Using numbers as its backdrop, Full Count: A Baseball Number Book goes behind the batter's box and into the dugout to explain game basics and showcase historic moments. Starting with the signal for a fastball (1), to the miles-per-hour speed on some of the fastest pitches ever thrown (100+), Full Count counts out the players, the plays, and pulse-stopping moments in America's favorite sport. Brad Herzog has won several awards from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education. He has published more than two dozen books, including his sports alphabet books, H is for Home Run: A Baseball Alphabet and K is for Kick: A Soccer Alphabet. Brad lives on California's Monterey Peninsula. Following successful careers as a commercial illustrator and a wildlife artist, Bruce Langton started illustrating children's books. His books include P is for Putt: A Golf Alphabet and Win One for the Gipper: America's Football Hero. Bruce lives in Granger, Indiana.
- Dewey: 796.356999999999
- Graphics: Full-color illustrations
- Hardcover (9781585364299): 40 pages, 11 (w) x 10 (h), © 2010, 08/01/2009
- PDF (9781585365975): 40 pages, 10 (w) x 11 (h), © 2011, 03/04/2011
- Hosted ebook (9781627534239): 40 pages, © 2014, 08/15/2013
- Subject: Math & Science
- Suggested Interest Level: Age 6 - Age 9
- ATOS Reading Level: 6.0
- ATOS Interest Level: MG
- Accelerated Reader® Quiz: 133252
- Accelerated Reader® Points: 0.5
- JUVENILE NONFICTION / Sports & Recreation / Baseball & Softball (JNF054010)
- JUVENILE NONFICTION / Concepts / Counting & Numbers (JNF013030)
- Kansas State Reading Circle Selection Catalog Pre K-2nd Grade Category, Short-listed, 2010
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Author: Brad Herzog
Chicago native Brad Herzog’s first published story was the tale of his brief stint as a big league bat boy. He has watched the Cubs play from the box seats, the bleachers, the press box, even the Wrigleyville rooftops. Among his 17 books for Sleeping Bear Press are five baseball books—H is for Home Run, Full Count, Little Baseball, I Spy With My Little Eye Baseball, and W is for Wrigley: The Friendly Confines Alphabet. A four-time award-winner from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, Brad has written dozens of other books about subjects ranging from soccer and small-town America to civil rights and saving the planet. He now lives on California’s Monterey Peninsula with his wife and two sons, but he visits schools around the country as a guest author, inspiring students about the joys of reading and writing and the possibilities of imagination. Find out more about Brad at www.bradherzog.com.
Illustrator: Bruce Langton
Bruce Langton’s unmistakable style and unique ability to capture not only sporting and wildlife scenes, but also contemporary landscapes has won him numerous awards including the 1998 Featured Artist for the Northern Wildlife Art Expo. He lives with his family in Granger, Indiana.