Saving Arm Pit

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Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Limited, Mar 21, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 136 pages
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When vandals deface the Harmony Point sign, the town does indeed seem to become the “arm Pit” of the region. The baseball team hasn’t won a game in two seasons and the town itself is falling into disrepair. But when the new postmaster becomes the new ball coach, Clay and the rest of the Terriers finally seem to stand a chance of winning a game. Until they overhear a bureaucrat from the city say that the post office will close unless “the numbers” work out. The team begins “Operation Tennis Elbow”: a letter-writing campaign designed to generate enough mail to keep the post office—and its postmaster­—in town. And along the way, they learn the power of the pen in effecting positive changes in their community.

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User Review  - Judith Robinson - Goodreads

This is a fantastic book that is extremely well-crafted, original and motivational. Hyde has done more than just write a book - she has created a movement. Well done! Read full review

Review: Saving Armpit

User Review  - Goodreads

This is a fantastic book that is extremely well-crafted, original and motivational. Hyde has done more than just write a book - she has created a movement. Well done! Read full review

About the author (2011)

Natalie Hyde is the author of over a dozen works of non-fiction. She has contributed titles to a variety of educational series including Live It!: Fairness and Live It!: Courage. Saving Armpit is her first novel.

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