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Review: Curveball: The Year I Lost My Grip

User Review  - Amy - Goodreads

The summer after eighth grade, Peter and his best friend AJ are all-star pitchers on their baseball team. Peter has been keeping a secret...an ache in his elbow, and it's really bothering him as he ... Read full review

Review: Curveball: The Year I Lost My Grip

User Review  - Ardea Smith - Goodreads

Title / Author / Publication Date: Sonnenblick, J. (2012). Curveball: the year I lost my grip. New York: Scholastic Press. Genre: Fiction Format: Hardcover Plot summary: This book reminds me of some ... Read full review

Review: Curveball: The Year I Lost My Grip

User Review  - Kim - Goodreads

Pete is a middle school baseball star that foolishly pitches during a championship game even though his elbow has been hurting for a while. One more fastball and his entire future baseball career is ... Read full review

Review: Curveball: The Year I Lost My Grip

User Review  - Silvanna Mancini - Goodreads

This book is about a boy named Peter who is a superstar at baseball but has an injury that causes him to never be able to play again. His best friend is also a star pitcher and doesn't stop talking ... Read full review

Review: Curveball: The Year I Lost My Grip

User Review  - Stephanie Redwine - Goodreads

Curveball: The Year I Lost my Grip follows Peter, a high school freshman, who is trying to find his place in the world after tearing his arm ligaments throwing a baseball. He is trying to juggle his ... Read full review

Review: Curveball: The Year I Lost My Grip

User Review  - Celeste - Goodreads

When I read other reviews for this book, some suggested that it was mistitled--that the title suggested it was for boys when it was really more for girls. I actually bought it because of those reviews ... Read full review

Review: Curveball: The Year I Lost My Grip

User Review  - Kelly - Goodreads

When Peter makes the pitch with his arm that continues to hurt more and more, he knows that it might be the last one he ever makes. And he's right. His injury is one he may never fully recover from ... Read full review

Review: Curveball: The Year I Lost My Grip

User Review  - Kathy Mathey - Goodreads

Once in awhile a YA book hits home (no baseball pun intended), and this one does. Tenderness and raw emotion permeate this story filled with teenage angst, uncertainty, and finding your way. On a teacher's note, I have to say Sonnenblick is the powerhouse of figurative language. Read full review

Review: Curveball: The Year I Lost My Grip

User Review  - Stacey - Goodreads

This book surprised me. I chose it to have another male, teenaged protagonist novel to recommend to my students. I didn't expect to enjoy it as much as I did. It's a straightforward and accessible ... Read full review

Review: Curveball: The Year I Lost My Grip

User Review  - Erin - Goodreads

I was doing fine until the epilogue. Then came the waterworks. Always enjoy a Sonnenblick novel. Read full review


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