It is a predictable yet pleasant story, with kids cooperating, honing their ball-playing skills, and eventually ending up with a winning season. The work by the "Brain", who collects statistics about the team and its opponents, brings home the message that both playing talent and brain power are needed to achieve success. Bowen also provides historical information to support his story." - Children's Literature.
For ages 9 to 12.
(From the Middle-School Real-Life Stories shelf.)