Gabby Garcia’s Ultimate Playbook

Dear fans of Dork Diaries and Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life—meet your new favorite kid-next-door hero! Gabby Garcia an overly confident baseball-obsessed sport nut who’s going to win your heart.

If life were a baseball game, all-star pitcher Gabby Garcia would be having her Best. Season. EVER! Until she’s suddenly sent to another school and her winning streak is about to disappear—both on and off the field.

But Gabby never gives up! She has a PLAN to keep her champion status intact, and every step of is written out—PLAY by PLAY. How could it not work?

Praise for Gabby Garcia’s Ultimate Playbook

“You’re going to root, root, root for Gabby Garcia! A hilarious home-run.” (Sarah Mlynowski, New York Times Bestselling Author of the Whatever After series)

“Big thumbs up for this endearing story of a winning-obsessed girl who learns to stop keeping score and enjoy the ups and downs of life.” (Suzanne Selfors, author of the Ever After High series)

“Sassy and fun from the first inning to the last! Gabby Garcia is sure to win fans among young readers everywhere.” (Lenore Look, award-winning author of the Alvin Ho series and the Ruby Lu series)

“Middle-grade readers will identify with Gabby’s preteen angst, laugh at her mostly self-inflicted struggles, and cheer for her success. Hilarious and joyful.” (Kirkus Reviews)

“Gabby’s satisfying journey toward gaining a more team-focused attitude is narrated in a wry and witty voice that ought to win over many readers, sports fans or not.” (Publishers Weekly)

One of the “10 Exciting New Middle Grade Books with Latinx Main Characters”! (Brightly)

“It’s refreshing to see a female ballplayer protagonist in a middle grade novel.” (School Library Journal)

“It’s rare for a sports-themed book to hold broad appeal, but Iva-Marie Palmer deserves a trophy for serving up an engaging, relatable story about a Latina athlete that even gym-phobic kids can enjoy.” (Common Sense Media)

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Gabby Garcia’s Ultimate Playbook #2: MVP Summer

“Perfect for fans of Big Nate and Dork Diaries.”—Nerdy Book Club

Everyone’s favorite pitcher Gabby Garcia is back and better than ever in the second installment of this laugh-out-loud illustrated middle grade series full of doodles, sports trivia, and home-run humor!

Summer is here, and pitching phenom Gabby Garcia has another hot streak all planned out! After she’s invited to join an elite baseball league and asked out by her crush, it seems like Gabby is bound to achieve her MVP dreams.

But life loves throwing Gabby curveballs. And when her BFF Diego returns from Costa Rica with a totally oddball new hobby, it feels like their once solid friendship is suddenly biting the dust. Thank goodness Gabby has her playbook!

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Gabby Garcia’s Ultimate Playbook #3

“Perfect for fans of Big Nate and Dork Diaries.”—Nerdy Book Club

It’s curveball after curveball for star pitcher Gabby Garcia in the final book of this laugh-out-loud illustrated series full of doodles, sports trivia, and home-run humor!

Gabby has gotten her team out of some tough jams on the mound, but when a freak accident temporarily takes her out of the game, she is at a total loss. Can Gabby still be Gabby if she’s benched from the action?

None of it might matter, though, once she learns her family might move to another state. Gabby needs a game plan—and her playbook—more than ever!

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