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Publisher Description

The #1 Bestseller!

Michael Arroyo has a pitching arm that throws serious heat along with aspirations of leading his team all the way to the Little League World Series. But his firepower is nothing compared to the heat Michael faces in his day-to-day life. Newly orphaned after his father led the family’s escape from Cuba, Michael’s only family is his seventeen-yearold brother Carlos. If Social Services hears of their situation, they will be separated in the foster-care system—or worse, sent back to Cuba. Together, the boys carry on alone, dodging bills and anyone who asks too many questions. But then someone wonders how a twelve-year-old boy could possibly throw with as much power as Michael Arroyo throws. With no way to prove his age, no birth certificate, and no parent to fight for his cause, Michael’s secret world is blown wide open, and he discovers that family can come from the most unexpected sources.

Perfect for any Little Leaguer with dreams of making it big--as well as for fans of Mike Lupica's other New York Times bestsellers Travel Team, The Big Field, The Underdogs, Million-Dollar Throw, and The Game Changers series, this cheer-worthy baseball story shows that when the game knocks you down, champions stand tall.

GENRE
Young Adult
RELEASED
2006
April 11
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
224
Pages
PUBLISHER
Penguin Young Readers Group
SELLER
PENGUIN GROUP USA, INC.
SIZE
952.4
KB

Customer Reviews

The boss Elliott Ainsworth ,

Great book

Has a great plot and if you play baseball like me you'll love it

H2Olliday ,

Wonderful!

This book is amazing. I read the paper back version, but couldn't help but to write a review on how good it is! You can't stop reading and want to read even more than there is. It's great, and nit just for kids! I LOVE IT!

Lucassdfg ,

Heat

Best

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