Me, Mop, and the Moondance Kid (Paperback)
Yearling Books, 9780440403968, 160pp.
Publication Date: December 2, 1990
An ALA Notable Children's Book from the award-winning author of Monster in which "wit, sensitivity, and insight are combined] to create this funny, fast-paced story about three orphaned children and the Elks, a Little League baseball team" (Publishers Weekly).
T.J., his younger brother, Moondance, and Mop--Miss Olivia Parrish--grew up together in the same orphanage. Now T.J. and Moondance have been adopted, and Mop has to find a family before the orphanage closes and "leftover" kids are sent away. Mop hopes that if she can play catcher for the Elks, the Little League baseball team that her friends have joined, the coach will be so impressed that he and his wife will adopt her.
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Praise For Me, Mop, and the Moondance Kid…
"Myers combines wit, sensitivity and insight to create this funny, fast-paced story about three orphaned children and the Elks, a Little League baseball team....Myers' keen sense of humor, quick, natural dialogue and irresistible protagonists make this novel a winner."--Publishers Weekly.