The Trading Game

The Trading Game What s So Special About Ace Andy Harris s fabulous baseball card collection left to him by his father is the envy of every baseball fan in town Still Andy would rather play ball than collect ca

  • Title: The Trading Game
  • Author: Alfred Slote
  • ISBN: 9780064404389
  • Page: 200
  • Format: Paperback
  • What s So Special About Ace 459 Andy Harris s fabulous baseball card collection, left to him by his father, is the envy of every baseball fan in town Still, Andy would rather play ball than collect cards He s got a natural talent for the game, like his grandfather, pro ball player Jim Harris And Jim Harris, Ace 459, is the one card Andy would give anything to own heWhat s So Special About Ace 459 Andy Harris s fabulous baseball card collection, left to him by his father, is the envy of every baseball fan in town Still, Andy would rather play ball than collect cards He s got a natural talent for the game, like his grandfather, pro ball player Jim Harris And Jim Harris, Ace 459, is the one card Andy would give anything to own he d even trade his priceless 1952 Micky Mantle card.Then Grandpa comes to town for a visit and offers to coach Andy s ragtag team For the first time, Andy and his friends really look good, really feel like a team But Grampa s rules for playing the game contradict everything Andy believes about friendship and good sportsmanship And Andy begins to wonder if Ace 459 is such a hero after all.

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    1. This book is about serious baseball. The main character Andy not only loves the game, but also to collect cards. He trades with the biggest collector in town, Tubby. Tubby has one card that Andy wants more than anything, his ace 259, which is his grandpa's card. His grandpa was an ex major leager and he wants the card more than anything. In the stat book, it says the value is only 25 cents, but still, andy wants it. Andy has abunch of baseball cards which used to be his dad's collection. It was [...]

    2. Owen and I read this book together and it wasn't that great. I thought he would enjoy it because he loved the Buck McHenry book, but this got a bit complicated with divorce, sickness, and details in stats of players that Owen doesn't understand, so it was difficult for him to get into.

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