The Forbiddden Temptation of Baseball
One of 120 boys sent to New England in the 1870s by the Emperor of China as part of a Chinese educational mission, 12-year-old Leon falls in love with baseball, even though he's expressly forbidden to play. The boy's host father sees and cultivates Leon's interest, teaching Leon more about America through its favorite sport.
Author:Dori Janes Yang
Publisher: Sparkpress (August 2017)