Books Catcher With a Glass Arm by Matt Christopher Paperback, 137 pages, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, List Price: $5.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleCatcher With a Glass ArmAuthorMatt Christopher Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers NPR Summary A young baseball player struggles to overcome his fear of a pitched ball, improve his throwing, and somehow redeem himself in the eyes of his teammates. Genres: Children's Books Sports Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Catcher With a Glass Arm Review Are You There God? It's Me, Juanita Will Your Kids Love Your Favorite Childhood Reads? Let's Find Out April 30, 2020 With few new books coming in, our kids' books columnist turns to the favorite reads of her childhood — beginning with the 19th-century classic Five Little Peppers and How They Grew.