Book Teaches Acceptance and Friendship Through Two Baseball Legends

June 5th, 2013   admin   Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , ,

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“The Greatest Story Never Told” is a story of friendship and acceptance by New York Times bestselling author Ray Negron and illustrator Laura Seeley. The book features two boyswho are sharing a hospital room—Skippy, who has cancer, and Connor, who has diabetes. With the help of Ray the batboy, and of course a little magic, the two boys learn to accept each other’s differences by experiencing the stories of two baseball greats, Jackie Robinson and Babe Ruth. “The Greatest Story Never Told” teaches important lessons about rejecting prejudice and being open to differences in other people. It also conveys a love of baseball, using historical fact as some of the bases for this magical tale.

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