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Publisher Comments:

Willie Weaver used to be a hero.
Now he's nothing.

Willie is a top athlete, the star of the legendary game against Crazy Horse Electric. Then a freak accident robs him of his once-amazing physical talents.

Betrayed by his family, his girlfriend, and his own body, Willie's on the run, penniless and terrified on the streets, where he must fight to rebuild both his body and his life.

Synopsis:

Baseball hero Willie is suddenly in an accident and is left brain damaged. Shunned by everyone, the 16 year old runs away and enrolls in a special school. With the help of one special man and the people around him, he learns to cope with his condition. Now with new cover art.

About the Author

Chris Crutcher grew up in Cascade, Idaho, and now lives in Spokane, Washington. He is the critically acclaimed author of eight novels and a collection of short stories for teenagers, all chosen as ALA Best Books. In 2000, he was awarded the American Library Association's Margaret A. Edwards Award, honoring his lifetime contribution in writing for teens. Drawing on his experience as an athlete, teacher, family therapist, and child protection specialist, he unflinchingly writes about real and often-ignored issues that face teenagers today.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060094904
Author:
Crutcher, Chris
Publisher:
HarperTempest
Author:
by Chris Crutcher
Location:
New York
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Subject:
Social Situations - Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Sports & Recreation - Baseball
Subject:
Handicapped
Subject:
Social Situations - Special Needs
Subject:
Social Situations - Runaways
Subject:
Runaways
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Runaway teenagers
Subject:
People with disabilities
Subject:
Social Issues - Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
Subject:
Social Issues - Special Needs
Subject:
Situations / Friendship
Subject:
Situations / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Self-Esteem and Self-Reliance
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series Volume:
no. 64-030
Publication Date:
20030431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
7.20x5.01x.67 in. .40 lbs.
Age Level:
13-17

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"Synopsis" by , Baseball hero Willie is suddenly in an accident and is left brain damaged. Shunned by everyone, the 16 year old runs away and enrolls in a special school. With the help of one special man and the people around him, he learns to cope with his condition. Now with new cover art.

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