Noah and his best friend Swing have been cut from the school baseball team for the third year, and it seems that Noah's long-time love interest will never take it past being friends. But Swing has big plans for them both, including making a baseball comeback and getting the girl. Told in verse. Full-color and black-and-white illustrations created with ink and mixed media.
JLG Release: Feb 2019
Awards & Honors
VOYA's Perfect Tens - 2018
Praise & Reviews
Starred or favorable reviews have been received from these periodicals:
Booklist, School Library Journal*, Publishers Weekly*, Kirkus Reviews*
School Library Journal
5 1/2" x 8 1/3"
Level 4.1; Points: 5;
Scholastic Reading Counts
Level 4.4; Points: 11;
Potentially Sensitive Areas
Discrimination: Reference/Discussion, Sexual Content: Mild Sexual Content/Themes, Discrimination: Racial Insensitivity/Racism, Drugs/Alcohol/Tobacco: Underage Use, Violence: Mild Violence
Novels in verse, Best friends, Friendship, African Americans, Baseball, Letters, Police violence,