Part of growing up anywhere near Boston is learning about the local sports teams, with the Red Sox being the oldest and most beloved. Even if your child has never been inside of Fenway park, they can go in their imaginations. So whether they’re a baseball enthusiast or you’re planning on choosing one of the Boston Red Sox Children’s Books to accompany tickets to a game, there are some fun kid lit options! And if you want just Boston-area focused children’s books, we have that list too.
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I am a believer that children’s books are not just for kids, but also kids at heart. They make great gifts for young ones, but even for the seasoned fan who loves great imagery, storytelling, and rhymes. Dive in and explore the books about the Red Sox and find a new one for your family bookshelf. Click on the title names to find the book on Amazon.
Boston Red Sox Children’s books for kids, teens, & even adults
86 YEARS; THE LEGEND OF THE BOSTON RED SOX
Beautifully written and illustrated, it traces the story of a family watching games over the years, yearning for a World Series win. It is sure to be a keepsake gift for the Sox fan or a great bonding book for the child in your family that’s a blooming Red Sox fan.
For your elementary school-aged child, this activity book is a fun way to stay entertained on long road trips or just for fun. It includes coloring pages and lots of puzzles and fun relating to the Red Sox.
For the older child and more advanced reader, this is a great way to enjoy the Red Sox theme while offering a fun fiction alternative to most of the historical Red Sox books out there.
Share your love of the Red Sox with your children by teaching them fun facts and information about the team. Celebrate the end of the curse or even learn some new facts together.
A great book for baby showers and little ones learning to love the Red Sox before even learning their letters.
A great book that builds anticipation for the big game day. With great illustrations and vivid imagery, this books ia a great way to either reminisce on times at the field or get amped up for an upcoming game.
F IS FOR FENWAY
With cute pictures and an A to Z theme, this children’s book is about America’s oldest ball park. Pair it with a child’s first set of tickets to the game or enjoy it once baseball season starts.
Books for kids who love Wally the Green Monster
WALLY THE GREEN MONSTER’S JOURNEY THROUGH TIME
Go on a trip with Wally and learn about some of the most memorable moments in Fenway’s history. Get little facts and tidbits on the baseball bats depicted on each page.
WALLY THE GREEN MONSTER AND HIS WORLD TOUR
In the book, Wally goes to Logan International Airport, hops on a plane, and visits fans and famous places outside of Boston.
GAME DAY RULES WITH WALLY THE GREEN MONSTER
Especially a great pair with tickets for a child’s first Red Sox game experience, this book goes over sportsmanship, manners, and more.
COAST TO COAST WITH WALLY THE GREEN MONSTER
This would be the perfect book for a child that love the Red Sox but lives somewhere else. They can pretend that Wally is coming to see them and a location near where they live! Travel across the country with him meeting fans along the way.
A SEASON WITH WALLY THE GREEN MONSTER
This books starts with spring training, but ends with a World Series win. Wally is there for it all!
This simple book is full of fun illustrations. Great to read to the earliest story-time listeners as babies and toddlers learn how to sit through storytelling and reading books together.
WALLY THE GREEN MONSTER AND HIS JOURNEY THROUGH RED SOX NATION
If you have a young Red Sox fan in your home, this is for them! From toddlerhood to early elementary, they are sure to enjoy Wally’s adventures as they read through this rhythmic book. Especially for the newest Red Sox fans, it makes a great baby shower gift.
Children’s books about famous Red Sox players
This is a truly beautifully illustrated book. It traces the history of Pedro Martínez as he grew up in the Dominican Republic and rose through the ranks to eventually pitch in a Red Sox world series. An inspiring story and great for any young fan.
A historical and vividly drawn book, this is a classic for kids who love baseball and want to add to their collection of Boston Red Sox children’s books. Where would the history of the team be without Babe ruth included? Informative and beautiful, this is a great book.
Depicting the “real” Ted Williams, this book is a must for kids who are Red Sox fans. It depicts his hard work, determination, and even his loyalty to serving his country. Showing his struggles growing up and how he pushed through, what a great testament to kids.
THE STORY OF BASEBALL COLORING BOOK
With players from all teams a leagues, this is a great history of baseball, but of course there are some of the big Red Sox names so this is still a great addition for the Red Sox fan in your life!
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