Welcome to Alfred Slote’s official website! Here he’s republishing his out-of-print children’s books, like ‘Jake,’ ‘Hang Tough, Paul Mather,’ and ‘My Robot Buddy’. Series By Alfred Slote; Books By Alfred Slote Similar Authors To Alfred Slote . Garnet R. Garrison, A.H. Garnet, Alfred Slote. from: $ ยท Jake. Alfred Slote. Once upon a time, I loved Alfred Slote so much that every bookstore trip The boy was named Jake Wrather, a brash Little League catcher.

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There’s a big game at the end, yes, but it doesn’t end as they usually do. And as it turned out, I totally underestimated Hock. You get them scared of you, and you pull your own team together.

The plate ump was about fifteen and he was calling us kids. I never knew my father who gave me my last name, and my mother left two years ago to visit down south and never came back. He threw it hard and it algred into the dirt. William Boyle marked it as to-read Oct 27, Books by Alfred Slote. They were very silent.

Jake by Alfred Slote

At shortstop Danny Kohl shuffled his feet nervously. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It is a very good book, itself, and overall, I like Slote’s sports stuff better than his science fiction, which feels dated and with lessons that are a little more obvious and which takes a while to start as Slote explains what’s going on in the world. Mike Warwick added it Jan 31, The boy was named Jake Wrather, a brash Little League catcher who lived with his semi-negligent uncle Lenny, an aspiring musician who frequently left Jake to fend for himself.


Playing third base, I liked it less than anyone. Jerry kicked, reared and instead of throwing the smoke ball, he threw a change-up. I was pretty sure it was Mr. Alfred Slote born September 11, is a children’s author known for his numerous sports and space novels.

I could out-fight them, outgrowl them, outhustle them. He ran that team like a machine, but we have the better ball players, and if Jerry was on with his rising fast ball, it would be as easy as picking peaches.

Was he going to hit me? His hands were balled into fists.

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In my mind, Slote was filet mignon and Christopher was ground beef. He was quick as a cat. When Jerry alred out this way he usually got worse before he got better.

Fulton was reading her paper during the games, and everyone was happy except the opposing teams. Refresh and try again. Jake, directed by Jon Hock. Found book after watching ESPN “30 for 30” short about it. Maybe I wanted to see Jake come to life. Zoltan marked it as to-read May 24, For the first time in my life I wished my Uncle Lenny was around.


His writing has been described as “making space travel seem as ordinary as alfres in the family wagon for a jaunt to McDonald’s”. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger.

He was the most couragerous kid I knew. I mean, he can hit, run, field, pitch. I ducked, sticking my glove up to protect my face.

L ast year in the Arborville ten-year-old league we beat the McLeod Builders without much trouble. I room with my Uncle Lenny and he doesn’t care about anything except music. We get along fine because I don’t care about anything except baseball.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. He never gets mad, never gets happy. You manhandle the team alfged can manhandle.