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Exit Velocity

Coming June 4 2024! An intoxicating blend of political fiction and science fiction. 

The F Words

YA fiction about three high school friends fighting for social and political justice.

She's on First

A fun, energetic, hard-hitting novel about the first woman to play major league baseball. 

Sound Proof

Chicago private eye Frank Dragovic heads south to Illinois corn country to investigate theft, blackmail, and murder at a music festival.

Charlie Chan's Poppa: Earl Derr Biggers

A detailed, thorough, delightful biography of Earl Derr Biggers, creator of Charlie Chan.

Guide to Writing the Mystery Novel: Lots of Examples, Plus Dead Bodies

An overall view of how to think like a writer, particularly a mystery writer: explains step-by-step decisions, with charts and other examples.

Women at Play: The Story of Women in Baseball

The first book to tell the whole fascinating story of women who played baseball.

Research Notes for Women at Play: The Story of Women in Baseball, Volumes 1, 2, and 3

A chronological collection of newspaper articles and public documents — the materials on which Women at Play was based.

Jack and Larry: Jack Graney and Larry, the Cleveland Baseball Dog

A man, a dog, a baseball team, and the pursuit of the pennant. A free verse look at the true story of Cleveland outfielder Jack Graney and his bull terrier Larry, the team mascot.

Cookie the Cockatoo: Everything Changes

A look at world changes from 1933 to 2016, as seen through the eyes of Cookie, a Major Mitchell's cockatoo, the longest-lived resident of the Brookfield Zoo (Illinois), in free verse.