Informational (nonfiction), 1,386 words, Level S (Grade 3), Lexile 970L
A Big League for Little Players is an informational book about the history of Little League Baseball. It tells about the beginnings of baseball in America and how a league of young players was formed. Also highlighted is the Little League World Series, from its roots to the 2006 champions. Photographs support the text.
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