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Painting the Black (Avon Camelot Books)

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Publisher Comments:

When a hard ball is coming at you fast, and when it's dancing, too, every single nerve in your body is alert and ready. Your eyes are wide open, and the adrenaline is pumping. It's not a feeling you want to give up, any more than you want to get off a roller coaster.

In his senior year of high school, late-bloomer Ryan Ward has just begun to feel the magic of baseball: the magic of catching a wicked slider, of throwing a runner out, of training hard and pushing limits. But when one of his teammates clearly pushes the limits too far, Ryan is face with a heartbreaking dilemma: he must choose between his love for the game and his integrity.

About the Author

Carl Deuker is described as “a rising young star in psychological sports fiction” by Jim Trelease in The Read-Aloud Handbook. He is the author of three sports novels, On the Devil's Court, Heart of a Champion, and Painting the Black, all of which were selected as ALA Best Books for Young Adults.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780380731046
Author:
Deuker, Carl
Publisher:
HarperTrophy
Author:
by Carl Deuker
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Painting
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Subject:
Baseball
Subject:
Sports & Recreation - Baseball
Subject:
Schools
Subject:
Art (painting sculpture artists architecture etc.)
Subject:
High schools
Subject:
Social Situations - Values
Subject:
Self-perception
Subject:
Social Situations - Peer Pressure
Subject:
Baseball stories
Subject:
Schools -- Fiction.
Subject:
Social Issues - Values
Subject:
Social Issues - Peer Pressure
Subject:
Children s-Sports Fiction-Baseball
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Avon Camelot Books (Paperback)
Publication Date:
19990331
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
6.93x4.25x.66 in. .28 lbs.
Age Level:
12-17

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