Books by Fred Bowen

LUCKY ENOUGH by Fred Bowen
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2018

"A good read for youngsters who know and love the game. (author's note, sources) (Fiction. 9-12)"
A sign regarding the nature of luck hangs on Trey's wall, a remembrance of his grandmother. Read full book review >
DOUBLE REVERSE by Fred Bowen
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2014

"An apt choice to surprise a young football fan with the power of words. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Loosely based on real-life stories of football players who didn't look the part, this tale of confident persistence will ring true for all the kids who have been told they're too small or too female. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Feb. 1, 2010

"Pyle's paintings give the feeling of baseball, players and the parks in which they played in active and accurate portraits that match the writing—strong sports reporting, both visually and textually, to provide readers, be they baseball fans or not, the excitement of games and the efforts of a player whose feat has yet to be matched in modern times. (Picture book/biography. 6-10)"
"The Splendid Splinter," aka Ted Williams, was a baseball phenom. Read full book review >