Brothers at Bat: The True Story of an Amazing All-Brother Baseball Team

By Audrey Vernick. Illus. by Steven Salerno. Clarion/Houghton.


The Acerra family had twelve sons who all played baseball together from the time they were children, through World War II, and into adulthood. The story of their camaraderie and positive family attitude is as inspiring as their baseball records. Retro illustrations take readers back to the 1930s and 1940s.

Awards Won

Title Year
notable.jpg Notable Children's Books
Each year the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) identifies the best of the best of children's books on the Notable Children's Books list.
2013 - Selection(s)