In honor of the World Series, here are some great recent nonfiction picture books about baseball:

You Never Heard of  Willie Mays?  Jonah Winter also wrote You Never Heard of Sandy Koufax?

Barbed Wire Baseball by Marissa Moss. Haunting and inspirational story of a semi-pro player in a Japanese American internment camp in World War II.

 Becoming Babe Ruth by Matt Tavares. Fascinating biography of the legendary baseball player.

 Who’s on First? by Abbott and Costello. Transcription of the classic comedy act with funny pictures.

 Baseball Is by Louise Borden. A love poem to baseball.

Go Giants!