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By Nina Schuyler, The Children’s Book Review
Published: June 12, 2012

It’s summertime with its big bowl of a blue sky. Outside becomes another room, with open fields and the whir and buzz of bugs and baseball, and the voice of the water and the touch of sand.

Day One of summer, my son asks, “Now what?” So we ride our bikes to the library and load our backpacks with books about summer. Here’s a list to fill up the baggy pockets of summertime.

By Bronwyn Evans, for The Children’s Book Review
Published: January 25, 2010

For more than 30 years, Bruce Newbold has been acting professionally on screen and stage, but perhaps nothing has pressed his creative conscience like writing a fantasy for young people. “The Baseball Box Prophecy was originally a screenplay that I wrote many years ago,” Newbold explains. “Some people I worked with said I ought to turn it into a book.”  The screenplay was one of the seven finalists in the 1996 Austin Heart of Film Festival. Many years and many rewrites later, Newbold has published the book version in a 550-page volume that is making a “page-turner” impression upon both young and old alike.