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2 Matt Christopher #1 sports writer for kids By: Student Name

3 As A Kid Matt was born August 16,1997 in Bath,Pa He was the oldest of 9 kids His favorite sport was baseball The one thing he had always wanted as a kid was a typewriter When he got his typewriter all he wanted to do was write

4 Later life He went to college at Virginia Tech He got a mechanical engineering degree and he minored in history When he was 19 he got his first job at general electric in Syracuse He sold his first short story in 1943 the missing finger points His first kids novel was The Lucky Baseball Batpublished in 1952

5 How he was inspired When matt was 14,a freshman in high school he started selling magazines detective stories and horrors When he was 17 he won a short story writing contest In his early 20s he began selling short storys and articles

6 Fantastic Facts Matt Christopher writes adventure and sport novels Matt has written over 275 short stories in 65 children and adult magazines

7 Books written Tennis Ace/The comeback challenge Johnny Long Legs/Center Court Sting Crackerjack Halfback/Football Fugitive Soccer Scoop/Return of Home Run Kid Skateboard Tough/Pool of Fire Dive Right In/Soccer Duel

8 Books Continued Catcher With a Glass Arm Nothing But Net Body Check Football Nightmare

9 During His Time World War 2 was in The Korean War was throughout Vietnam War was through

10 goodbye

11 Bibliography


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