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To a growing boy, life without baseball would be unimaginable, especially in the spring of 1947. History is being made at Ebbets Field. Jackie Robinson is about to break the color line and Brooklyn has a shot at the pennant.In the Bronx, eight-year-old Benjamin "Peewee" Brunig dreams of making the major leagues as the next Dodger shortstop; the…
From the acclaimed author of Superfolks and The Dreams of Ada comes this tale of the human struggle, of love and war, sorrow and joy, death and renewal, faith and doubt... all seen from the ferret's point of view.
Ezra, a master of science facing his own mortality, meets Cleo, a ferret who understands him better than he understands himself... or is what is happening not quite what it seems?
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