Thank you, Patricia Turner, for this wonderful review of Tagged Out on Goodreads.
Tagged Out was an interesting read that will appeal to its desired audience. The story captivated me and pulled me into the story of Nash, Jock, and the entire Toronto Blues team. The characters were endearing and believable in their struggles to come to terms with their feelings about themselves and others. For those readers interested in baseball, it would be a must read. However, the themes and the characters delve much deeper and appeal to a wider audience. Helping to teach compassion and acceptance in our schools and in our society is sometimes an overwhelming job but this book is one more tool to help do so. As a teacher and an administrator, this book has a place in the classroom and would be a useful resources for building literacy in the classroom. I am going to buy a class set for our school!
Thanks! You can also download the free, 48-page Teacher’s Guide here for Tagged Out. It includes discussion and writing prompts, as well as vocabulary and grammar points for every chapter. And it’s free!