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Vivy Cohen throws a mean knuckleball. But girls don’t play baseball, especially not girls with autism. Can Vivy prove to her family — and herself — that she has what it takes to get in the game? 
Ages 9+
Pages 336
Publisher Penguin Random House
Coming Apr 2021
Awards
Kirkus Starred Review
School Library Journal Starred Review
Booklist Starred Review
Schneider Family Book Award

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35 Reviews

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A good book!

Review by Edina

If you are in need of a good book, I totally recommend GET A GRIP VIVY COHEN. Vivy has autism and is an incredible knuckleball pitcher. With the help and advice of Vincent James Capello, a professional knuckleball pitcher, Vivy is able to play baseball on a real team, not just play catch with her brother. Do you think Vivy has what it takes to play baseball on a real team? Read GET A GRIP VIVY COHEN to find out.

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get a grip vivy cohen

Review by Soccer1212

this book is written in letters and email which i do not like but overall i liked it.

Jun 13, 2021 04:57 PM
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4.7 stars

Review by happygirl89

This was a good book. I didn't love that it was written in letters. It kind of deteriorated the overall likeableness of this book. But the story was interesting, and the character was good. It is about a girl who plays baseball and the challenges she encounters. Overall, it's a nice, page-turning read.

Jun 12, 2021 08:55 PM
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Good

Review by Iz2bz

It was ehh. This book was written in the form of letters and wasn’t so good. There wasn’t really a good plot either.

Jun 09, 2021 10:20 PM
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You should read this book

Review by LilybugLS

This book is a book all kids should read. The main character is autistic and has to deal with a mean bully and ways to make friends. This is a book that can help teach about acceptance and liking everyone for who they are. My brother has sensory processing disorder and is a little different. I know that this make him sensational and books like this can help the world see that all kids are sensational too!

Jun 09, 2021 07:28 PM
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Awesome book

Review by Pella

This was a great book. I also liked how it was written in letters and emails. It's about an autistic girl named Vivy and she likes playing baseball. She finally gets a chance to play for a real team. But soon, she gets and injury that could prevent her from ever playing again!! This is a great book for you if you love baseball, if you love books about over coming problems or if you just love a good book.

Jun 09, 2021 03:12 PM