Gift of the Bambino Book Summary and Study Guide

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Gift of the Bambino is a coming-of-age tale about a young boy and the special relationship he enjoys with his Grandpa, and how they are bound by Babe Ruth and baseball. The story bounces back and forth between the near present and the past when Grandpa was a boy following the career of baseball immortal Babe Ruth, who himself is a character in the book.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   upbeat Time/era of story    -   1900-1920's Family, loving relations    -   Yes Special relationship with    -   grandpa Kind of sport:    -   baseball Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Sports Story?    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a kid


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   9 () Misc setting    -   moving train

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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