Summary: Follows the fortunes of a German immigrant family through nine generations, beginning in 1845, as they experience American life and play baseball.
299 pages, Dial Books
Find it at WCPL
Filed under: Not Mock Newbery Tagged: | 2008-2009 Club, historical
The Brooklyn Nine is like a series in one book. Right as you are getting into one story, you’re whisked away into the next generation’s life. I liked the idea…but the book moves along too fast to really get a whole lot out of it.
I didn’t like the style of writing in this book, especially leaving big gaps in time, so I don’t think this is a Newbery winner.
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