When fiery and determined twelve-year-old Baylee Harker loses the majority of her eyesight in a softball accident, she struggles to rebuild her world. Although surrounded by supportive family members, Baylee feels as though she's lost all control of her life, until she finds hope in training for a sport she never believed possible: Running the hurdles in track. In preparing for the daunting challenge of joining the track team, Baylee forges new friendships and she feels like she's finally standing on solid ground. Unfortunately, another curveball is right around the corner, one that threatens to shatter the new world Baylee has built for herself. REVIEWS OF "B" IS FOR BAYLEE "Bates smartly delivers Baylee's mi of emotions and allows the readers to feel it all: angst, fear, and exhilaration... Triumphantly, 'B' is for Baylee reflects not only the harsh realities of a blindness diagnosis, but it positively showcases the opportunity for hope and winning achievement." (Chanticleer Reviews) "'B' is for Baylee is a captivating read... Kids will be impressed with Baylee's resilience and her bravery in being willing to try a new sport with her limited vision." (Readers' Favorite) "'B' is for Baylee is a poignant read--educational, thought-provoking, and inspiring all at the same time." (Self-Publishing Review)
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