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Timothy Tocher

Timothy, a resident of Suffern, NY, is the author of 4 novels and 1 book of nonfiction for middle grade and teen readers. His historical baseball fiction (CHIEF SUNRISE, JOHN MCGRAW, AND ME and BILL PENNANT, BABE RUTH, AND ME) have garnered a Junior Library Guild selection, Kirkus starred review, Big Picture review in the Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, and a spot on the ALA's best YA list. ODD BALL: HILARIOUS, UNUSUAL, AND BIZARRE BASEBALL MOMENTS uses b&w comic strips to revisit unique moments in baseball history. ODD BALL made the Bank St. College best nonfiction list and was nominated for the 2014 Garden State Award. His pb novels featuring Laurie Bird Preston (LONG SHOT and PLAYING FOR PRIDE) were re-released in 2013.