‘Wonder Boy’ returns home

Former major leaguer talks about career in Gratz

By Rob Wheary, Staff Writer • csrobwheary@gmail.com

cs14scheibfront_p1 ROB WHEARY/Staff Photo ‘Wonder Boy: The Story of Carl Scheib’ Former Major League ballplayer and Gratz native Carl Scheib poses with author Lawrence Knorr with a copy of Knorr’s book “Wonder Boy: The Story of Carl Scheib,” all about Scheib’s 11-year career in the major leagues. Scheib and Knorr were guests of the Gratz Historical Society for a July 7 program.

GRATZ – When Carl Scheib was 16 years of age, he left a small farm in Gratz to accomplish a dream of playing major league baseball.
Seventy-three years later, Scheib returned home to Gratz to talk about his career and his memories of his career during a meeting of the Gratz Historical Society.
Scheib’s return filled the Gratz Community gym with a good number of baseball fans and residents to hear about his career. Interest…

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Sunbury Press acquires children’s titles from North Carolina publisher

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. — Sunbury Press, the trade publisher from Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania has acquired all of the traditional publishing contracts from Auntie M Children’s Books Publishing of North Carolina.

Sunbury Press, Inc., publishes trade paperback and digital books featuring established and emerging authors in many fiction and nonfiction categories. Sunbury’s books are printed in the USA and sold through leading booksellers worldwide.

ImageAuntie M Children’s Books Publishing, of Monroe, North Carolina offers quality middle grade children’s books that are “Kid Tested & Parent Approved!” Auntie M’s books are sold nationwide, online, and through major booksellers.

Details of the all-cash deal were not made available. All of the titles involved will be reissued under the Sunbury Press or Speckled Egg Press imprints, depending on the targeted age groups. Timing of the transition for each title will vary, but should be completed within 60 days (by mid February).

For more infomation, please see: http://www.sunburypress.com