Welcome to Alfred Slote’s official website! Here he’s republishing his out-of-print children’s books, like ‘Jake,’ ‘Hang Tough, Paul Mather,’ and ‘My Robot Buddy’. Jake has 20 ratings and 3 reviews. Maurice said: This was one of the few children’s sports books featuring an African-American lead character, and it did. Radio adaptationsalfred hitchcock a bottle alfred slote jake summary of winePhoto & Video. My alfred slote jake summary notesReferences.

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L ast year in the Arborville ten-year-old league we beat the McLeod Builders without much trouble.

Alfred Slote, Author

Lists with This Book. During my jae Slote years — second grade through fifth grade, basically — I only knew that Slote lived in Michigan, which doubled as the locale for his sports books. You get them scared of you, and you pull your own team together. He and his teammates are mostly poor kids of all races who just want to play baseball and who need a coach to stay in their league.

And Jake and Lenny make a super team Lenny used to allfred semi-pro himselfbut the spotlight is on the Print-Alls who are in first place in the Arborville eleven-year-old league and in trouble. Three victories and no games lost, Mrs. I turned to Jerry.


Rachel marked it as to-read Nov 06, I read everything as a kid — you name it, I read it. In my mind, Slote was filet mignon and Christopher was ground beef.

Media reporter, alfrex, producer, guest booker, blogger. Jake, directed by Jon Hock. It is a very good book, itself, afred overall, I like Slote’s sports stuff better than his science fiction, which feels dated and with lessons that are a little more obvious and which takes a while to start as Slo I only read Alfred Slote’s science fiction stuff as a kid, and I forgot about him until ESPN’s second 30 on 30 special.

You manhandle the team you can manhandle.


Jun 26, Maurice Jr. I looked over at Mrs. Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.

I had to grin. Larry got all right and clutched and struck out. The New York Times.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The memory was real. He never gets mad, never gets happy. McLeod got red in the face.

She just turned the pages of her newspaper. And to prove my point, I moved in along the third base-line until I was only about twenty feet from the batter. Nobody, but nobody tangled with Lenny. Mike Warwick added it Jan 31, That cracked Jerry up.


30 for 30 Short: ‘Jake’

I eat at his house a lot. He ran that team like a machine, but we have the better ball players, and if Jerry was on with his rising fast ball, it would be as easy as picking peaches. Really great young adult novel. He currently resides in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Jakke, Jake has remained out of print for 31 years. He was quick as a cat.

And as it turned out, I totally underestimated Hock. Jeff marked it as to-read Oct 27, This was one of the few children’s sports books featuring an African-American lead slofe, and it did not disappoint. He was the most couragerous kid I knew. Look at Jerry right now.

I never knew alfre Slote stopped writing for two years inafter I had already devoured everything, then made his triumphant return in with … a tennis book? We get along fine because I don’t care about anything except baseball.