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The Brooklyn Nine : a Novel in Nine Innings by Alan Gratz

brooklyn-nineSummary: 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


2 Responses

  1. 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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