MOP, MOONDANCE, AND THE NAGASAKI KNIGHTS
"And the intended audience will enjoy the play-by- play games and their genuinely childlike errors and successes—as well as the ongoing joke of T.J.'s overrating his own prowess. (Fiction. 8-12)"
The appealing young baseball players introduced in 1988's Me, Mop, and the Moondance Kid (about an interracial New Jersey group, including recently adopted narrator T.J., his brother Moondance, and a girl from the same orphanage who's adopted by their coach) are featured here in a tournament with teams from Mexico, Japan, and France plus their usual local rivals. Read full book review >