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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Speak
Publication date March 1, 2016
Pages 261
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9780142424292
ISBN-10 0142424293
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.50 by 8.50 in.
Weight 0.52 lbs.
Original list price $9.99
Other format details juvenile
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: A fastball of a book by Paul Volponi—an author who knows sports and suspense!

Julio Ramirez Jr. lives in the shadow of his famous father. Not just because Julio Senior is a pitcher for the Miami Marlins and famous for his scorching fastball, but because he defected from Cuba, leaving Julio and his sister and mother branded as the family of a traitor. Now sixteen, Julio has dreams of playing shortstop for Cuba's national team--until he's given the opportunity to sail to the U.S. Can he abandon his family, just like his Papi did? Is freedom worth the perilous journey and risking prison if he's caught? Will his Papi be waiting for him on the other shore—or, with the Marlins in the World Series against the Yankees, has Julio Senior forgotten all about his son?


"An entertaining tale of baseball, family and loyalty."—Kirkus Reviews

“Volponi once again delivers top-notch sports fare coupled with a deeper story of family and fidelity. . . Readers will identify with Julio as he juggles dreams, bitterness, and family loyalties in this lyrical, spare novel.”—Booklist
 

“A poignant story. . . this is a must-read for any teen who not only loves stories about sports but also enjoys reading about families.”—VOYA



Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780670785186
 
from Viking Childrens Books (March 10, 2015)
9780670785186 | details & prices | 243 pages | 5.75 × 8.50 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.80 lbs | List price $17.99
Paperback
Book cover for 9780142424292 Book cover for 9780373220366
 
The price comparison is for this edition
Reprint edition from Speak (March 1, 2016)
9780142424292 | details & prices | 261 pages | 5.50 × 8.50 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.52 lbs | List price $9.99
About: A fastball of a book by Paul Volponi—an author who knows sports and suspense!
With Joann Ross | Reissue edition from Harlequin Books (February 1, 1986); titled "Bait and Switch"
9780373220366 | details & prices | List price $2.50
This edition also contains Bait and Switch
Prebinding
Book cover for 9780606383929
 
from Turtleback Books (March 1, 2016)
9780606383929 | details & prices | List price $20.85

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