The debut book in the Jeter
Publishing imprint, The
Contract is a middle grade baseball novel inspired by the youth
of legendary sports icon and role model Derek Jeter.
As a young boy, Derek Jeter
dreams of being the shortstop for the New York Yankees. He even imagines
himself in the World Series. So when Derek is chosen for the Little League
Tigers, he hopes to play shortstop. But on the day of the assignments, Derek
Starts at second base. Still, he tries his best while he wishes and dreams of
that shortstop spot. And to help him stay focused on school, his parents make
him a contract: keep up the grades or no baseball. Derek makes sure he always
plays his best game—on and off the baseball field!
Derek Jeter is a legend in
professional sports and a role model for many young people around the country.
While leading the New York Yankees to five World Series Championships and
achieving a myriad of milestones and accomplishments on and off the
field—including thirteen All-Star nods and membership in baseball’s exclusive
3,000-hit club—Jeter has established a reputation of unparalleled character,
credibility, dedication, and excellence. Download and start listening now!