Contract ( Contract Series #01 )

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The debut book in the Jeter Publishing imprint, The Contract is a middle grade baseball novel inspired by the youth of legendary sports icon and role model Derek Jeter.
As a young boy, Derek Jeter dreams of being the shortstop for the New York Yankees. He even imagines himself in the World Series. So when Derek is chosen for the Little League Tigers, he hopes to play shortstop. But on the day of the assignments, Derek Starts at second base. Still, he tries his best while he wishes and dreams of that shortstop spot. And to help him stay focused on school, his parents make him a contract: keep up the grades or no baseball. Derek makes sure he always plays his best game--on and off the baseball field!
Derek Jeter has played Major League Baseball for the New York Yankees for twenty seasons and is a five-time World Series Champion. He is a true legend in professional sports and a role model for young people both on the field and through his Turn 2 Foundation.
Inspired by Derek Jeter's childhood, The Contract is the first book in Derek Jeter's middle grade baseball series, an important part of the Jeter Publishing program, which will encompass adult nonfiction titles, children's picture books, middle grade fiction, Ready-to-Read children's books, and children's nonfiction. For more about Jeter Publishing visit JeterPublishing.com.
Target age group 9-12
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  • Age Group
    9 to 12 yrs
  • Language
    English
  • Binding
    Paperback
  • Series
    Contract Series
  • Grade Level
    3-5
  • Theme
    Sports
  • Category
    Juvenile Fiction
  • Sub-Theme 1
    Social, Personal & Family Topics
  • Sub-Theme 2
    Values & Virtues
  • Author
    Jeter, Derek & Mantell, Paul
  • Lexile Level
    770
  • AR Level
    4.8
  • Pages
    192
  • Publication Date
    4/26/2016
  • Publisher
    Simon & Schuster
  • Dimensions
    0.5 H x 7.6 L x 5.1 W
  • Case Qty
    80
  • Dewey
    50658
  • Weight
    0.2 lbs
  • ISBN-13
    9781481423137
  • ISBN-10
    1481423134
  • Item #
    50658
The debut book in the Jeter Publishing imprint, The Contract is a middle grade baseball novel inspired by the youth of legendary sports icon and role model Derek Jeter. As a young boy, Derek Jeter dreams of being the shortstop for the New York Yankees. He even imagines himself in the World Series. So when Derek is chosen for the Little League Tigers, he hopes to play shortstop. But on the day of the assignments, Derek Starts at second base. Still, he tries his best while he wishes and dreams of that shortstop spot. And to help him stay focused on school, his parents make him a contract: keep up the grades or no baseball. Derek makes sure he always plays his best game--on and off the baseball field! Derek Jeter has played Major League Baseball for the New York Yankees for twenty seasons and is a five-time World Series Champion. He is a true legend in professional sports and a role model for young people both on the field and through his Turn 2 Foundation. Inspired by Derek Jeter's childhood, The Contract is the first book in Derek Jeter's middle grade baseball series, an important part of the Jeter Publishing program, which will encompass adult nonfiction titles, children's picture books, middle grade fiction, Ready-to-Read children's books, and children's nonfiction. For more about Jeter Publishing visit JeterPublishing.com. Target age group 9-12

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