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andlt;Bandgt;Boxing is the family sportand#8212;but itand#8217;s killing the family in this riveting read from the author of andlt;I andgt;Inexcusableandlt;/Iandgt;, a National Book Award finalist.andlt;/Bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Itand#8217;s been five years since his father died, and fourteen-year-old George is the man of the family. He knows all too well how brutal the life of a fighter can be. Didnand#8217;t it kill his father?andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;But Monty, Georgeand#8217;s younger brother, has a completely different attitude. Boxing comes naturally to him. Itand#8217;s in his blood. He thinks of it as his fatherand#8217;s legacy.andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Unless George figures out a way to stop it, will boxing kill Monty, too?

About the Author

Chris Lynch is the Printz Honor Award-winning author of several highly acclaimed young adult novels, including Pieces, Kill Switch, Angry Young Man, and Inexcusable, which was a National Book Award finalist and the recipient of six starred reviews. He is also the author of the Printz Honor Book Freewill, Gold Dust, Iceman, Gypsy Davy, and Shadow Boxer—all ALA Best Books for Young Adults—as well as Extreme Elvin, Whitechurch, and All the Old Haunts. He holds an MA from the writing program at Emerson College. He teaches in the Creative Writing MFA program at Lesley University. He lives in Boston and in Scotland.

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Lynch, Chris
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Boys / Men
Children s-General
Children s-Sports Fiction-General
Children s-Sports Fiction-Miscellaneous
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Grade Level:
from 7
f-c jkt (no spfx)
8.25 x 5.5 in
Age Level:
from 12

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