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 struggle. In in all likelihood his most enjoyable and certainly his most deadly journey but, Stosh has made up our minds to reply to the query all the time: did Abner Doubleday, a Civil conflict common, fairly invent the sport of baseball?
It's all right here: large laughs, dramatic motion, quickly baseball video games in the course of a battlefield. you will be blown away by means of this 6th remarkable baseball card adventure!
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She kept egging me on, saying I was a party pooper and that I had no spirit of adventure. It was a total role reversal. She was trying to talk me into traveling through time, and I was giving her all the reasons why it was a bad idea. “You took your father,” she finally said, looking a little hurt. That was true. I’d taken my father with me to 1932 to see if Babe Ruth really predicted his famous “called shot” home run. I was nearly killed on that trip when I got into a car with the Babe and found out he drove like a maniac.
What was going on? This could not be happening. Maybe it was a bad dream or something. A hallucination. Maybe I would wake up in a few minutes and I’d be back home. I felt like I was thinking in slow motion. I was sweating all over. I could feel it dripping under my arms. My shirt was soaked. A little white rabbit ran by us, looking terrified. At least it had the courage to run for it. I wanted to cover my ears with my hands to block out the noise of the explosions, but my hands were already covering the top of my head and I didn’t want to move them.
His body wasn’t riddled with bullets or anything. He looked so peaceful, like he was about to wake up any second, stretch out his arms, and ask the others what went on while he was napping. Joshua filled his pipe with some tobacco he scooped out of a pouch, and then he lit it. “Smoking is bad for you,” I advised him. 56 ABNER & ME Alexander looked like he was asleep. Joshua took a puff on his pipe and glanced over at Alexander sitting in the ditch. “Sure didn’t do him no good,” he said. Little John turned away as Joshua and Rufus took off Alexander’s uniform and gave it to me.
Abner & Me (Baseball Card Adventures) by Dan Gutman