One Nation Under Baseball (Florio-Shapiro) A look at race, labor and social issues in baseball during the 1960s. "Excellent read." – New York Times "A riveting account of the decade." – Dallas News “Careful, pointed writing shows us that professional sports should not be viewed in isolation from the society in which they function.”     – Kirkus Reviews  

One Nation Under Baseball (Florio-Shapiro)

A look at race, labor and social issues in baseball during the 1960s.

"Excellent read." – New York Times

"A riveting account of the decade." – Dallas News

“Careful, pointed writing shows us that professional sports should not be viewed in isolation from the society in which they function.”     – Kirkus Reviews

 

One Punch from the Promised Land (Florio-Shapiro) Former heavyweight champions Lean and Michael Spinks battle their way out of the housing projects. Does America want them to make it?  "Just as much about America’s racial and socioeconomic situation as it is an exploration of the dynamics of family and the history of the sweet science.” – Publishers Weekly “An excellent read.” – Booklist

One Punch from the Promised Land (Florio-Shapiro)

Former heavyweight champions Lean and Michael Spinks battle their way out of the housing projects. Does America want them to make it? 

"Just as much about America’s racial and socioeconomic situation as it is an exploration of the dynamics of family and the history of the sweet science.” – Publishers Weekly

“An excellent read.” – Booklist

Blind Moon Alley (Florio) An albino bartender named Snowball meets up with an old friend on death row. The second novel in the Jersey Leo crime series. “Readers will cheer for [Jersey Leo], a tough guy with a heart of hurt.” – Publishers Weekly (starred review) “Hardboiled enough to remind readers of Hammett and Chandler.” – Kirkus Reviews

Blind Moon Alley (Florio)

An albino bartender named Snowball meets up with an old friend on death row. The second novel in the Jersey Leo crime series.

“Readers will cheer for [Jersey Leo], a tough guy with a heart of hurt.” – Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“Hardboiled enough to remind readers of Hammett and Chandler.” – Kirkus Reviews

Sugar Pop Moon (Florio) Snowball is the quintessential outsider—an albino of mixed race, working as a bartender during Prohibition. The first novel in the Jersey Leo crime series. “Don’t miss this absolutely riveting, gritty debut coming-of-age tale.” – Library Journal (starred review) "Crackling with Chandleresque crack-wise charm, a breakneck pace, and wonderful characterizations. Highly recommended.” – Historical Novel Society (Editor’s Choice)

Sugar Pop Moon (Florio)

Snowball is the quintessential outsider—an albino of mixed race, working as a bartender during Prohibition. The first novel in the Jersey Leo crime series.

“Don’t miss this absolutely riveting, gritty debut coming-of-age tale.” – Library Journal (starred review)

"Crackling with Chandleresque crack-wise charm, a breakneck pace, and wonderful characterizations. Highly recommended.” – Historical Novel Society (Editor’s Choice)

Autism & Me (Shapiro) Stories from siblings of children with autism. “[Helps] explain both the struggles and triumphs of living with someone who has this disorder.” – School Library Journal “Thoughtful fare for a wide age range.” – Booklist

Autism & Me (Shapiro)

Stories from siblings of children with autism.

“[Helps] explain both the struggles and triumphs of living with someone who has this disorder.” – School Library Journal

“Thoughtful fare for a wide age range.” – Booklist

Bullying & Me (Shapiro) Stories from children who’ve been bullied—and those who’ve done the bullying. “Readers will relate… and feel empowered by the varying perspectives offered.” – Publishers Weekly “WOW. This is a wonderful book… I highly recommend this text.” – Teacher Lisa Colahan, Our Stories Count

Bullying & Me (Shapiro)

Stories from children who’ve been bullied—and those who’ve done the bullying.

“Readers will relate… and feel empowered by the varying perspectives offered.” – Publishers Weekly

“WOW. This is a wonderful book… I highly recommend this text.” – Teacher Lisa Colahan, Our Stories Count