Because he was so good at stealing, some boys started calling him Fox and the name stuck. To buy this book at the lowest price,. Bobby is a boy whose parents just divorced. Possible ex library copy, thatâll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Bobby practi The Fox Steals Home is about a young boy by the name of Bobby who's parent's have gotten divorced. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition.
So when he finally gets on base he shows his dad and grandfather what he can do. He becomes a great baseball stealer and gets the nickname Fox. He works a lot with his dad who is divorced. His parents are getting a divorce and his mom got custody of him. Bobby is a boy whose parents just divorced. I don't recommend this book because it talks about the same things and it gets boring after 20 pages in to the book. Bobby plays on a baseball team called the Sunbirds.
I spoke about my idea to the branch librarian. He tells him that there is no smoking. First they are at the baseball feild and when Bobby steps up to bat all his mind is on is his parents divorce so he strikes out. When they are out on the boat though, Bobby turns around to Walter trying to light up a cigarette. One exciting scene is when he practices stealing bases withhis father and grandfather. There are a lot of boys who would love to play baseball but, for some reason, cannot.
My love of the game helped a lot, too, of course. I liked the book because Bobby was a baseball player who was trying to win the championship while his parents were divorced. During the last game it is thrilling because his father and grandfather are in the stands so he messes up a little during the game because he is trying to show them how much he has learned. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. At the end of the book to add to all of the things that are going wrong his dad tells him that he is going to go on some kind of big ship.
He is the best-selling author of more than one hundred sports books for young readers. His parents are getting a divorce and his mom got custody of him. The Fox Steals Home was a really good book I had enjoyed reading it. His new girlfriend is the mother of Walter, the best pitcher in little league. My children's eyes lit up as we read it aloud.
Maybe he's going through the same kind of strain I am. He tried to get his mind off of it by playing baseball. One thing I didn't like about the book was that it was kind of cheesy at times. All he could think about was his worries. Being the eldest of nine children seven boys and two girls , I've lived through a lot of problems many children live through, and I find these problems excellent examples to include in my books. So yeah, could have been better.
This book is about a boy named Bobby, whose parents are divorced. In 1992, Matt Christopher talked about being a children's Matt Christopher is the writer young readers turn to when they're looking for fast-paced, action-packed sports novels. After one of his games, his father introduces him to his new girlfriend. In the modern world, the message is a powerful one, namely that even if your personal circumstances are difficult, you need to concentrate on the important things in your life. .
I also read detective, horror, aviation, and sports stories and decided I would try writing them myself. Description: Already troubled by his parent's divorce, Bobby Canfield is further distressed when he learns that his father, who has coached him in running bases, intends to move away. The boys jump out of the boat moments before it explodes. One day Bobby's dad tells him he is going out with a woman who is the mother of a boy named Walter. He lives with his mother and she has her female friends with their shared interests. He worked harder and harder to try to be the best at stealing bases. That aspect of the book bumped it up to a 3 star rating.
He got very good and was able to steal home by the end. Will Booby get his act together for the last game of the season? The subject of divorce is one we're pretty used to in books written for kids today - but this book was written in the 70's which makes it that much more interesting. He likes to run the bases where he is faster than a fox. Book Summary: The title of this book is The Fox Steals Home and it was written by ,. I remembered the conflict, the shame involved with being 'different' and that whole new idea that some kids didn't have both parents at home.