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Babe Ruth and the Ice Cream Mess

Illustrated by Elaine Garvin

Learn all about the childhood of America's most famous baseball player in this nonfiction Level 2 Ready-to-Read!

CRASH! Young George (Babe) Ruth sends his friends' baseball right through a kitchen window. George runs in fear all the way to his father's tavern, where he finds a dollar. That's enough money to buy ice cream for all his friends to make up for the lost ball! So he takes it. Even as a boy Babe Ruth was generous. But sometimes, it got him into big trouble...

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Dan Gutman hated to read when he was a kid. Then he grew up. Now he writes cool books like The Kid Who Ran for President; Honus & Me; The Million Dollar Shot; Race for the Sky; and The Edison Mystery: Qwerty Stevens, Back in Time. If you want to learn more about Dan or his books, stop by his website at DanGutman.com.

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