Theme: Hi-Lo, Sports, urban teens, Baseball
The pitching machine hurled the first pitch. It was just like at the cages! Carlos was comfortable. He lifted his left leg slightly. Then he turned his hips to the ball. He swung the bat. Crack!
Grade Level: 9 to 12
Approximate Grade-Level Equivalent for Series: 1.0 - 2.0
Lexile Level: HL130L