The Babe & I

by David A. Adler and Terry Widener

An award-winning team brings to life a touching story of a young boy's encounter with Babe Ruth.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780152050269
  • ISBN-10: 0152050264
  • Pages: 32
  • Publication Date: 03/01/2004
  • Carton Quantity: 50

About the book

It's 1932 and hard times are everywhere. But life isn't all bad. America still loves baseball, and Babe Ruth is the star of the game. And two boys are about to discover that with some creativity, hard work, and a little help from the Babe himself, they can do their part to help out their own team!

About the author
David A. Adler

DAVID ADLER has written more than a hundred books, including Lou Gehrig: The Luckiest Man and Mama Played Baseball. He lives on Long Island, New York. 


"The kind of book that makes you want to buy season tickets."

--The Horn Book

"Adler and Widener score big--their book reads like a labor of love."

--Publishers Weekly

[star] "This nostalgic, heartwarming story about hard work and teamwork

highlights heroes big and small."--Booklist (starred review)