Heart of a Champion

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Joy Street Books, 1993 - Baseball - 199 pages
4 Reviews
Seth and Jimmy have the kind of friendship you can't put into words-thekind you think only happens in books and movies. They both live and breathebaseball, but while Seth struggles to be good enough to make the varsityteam, Jimmy, a natural, looks like he's on is way to becoming a major league star some day. 0n and off the field, their passion for "A the game gets them through some of life's bitterest struggles and unites them in a once in a lifetime friendship that is meant to last forever...

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User Review  - victorious45 - Borders

This book is amazing! At first everyone was telling me 'that's a boy book, you won't like it'. Boy were they wrong. This book was really inspiring. I'll admit it, I cried at the ending. Everyone should read this book regardless of age or gender. Read full review

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User Review  - Mike F - Borders

This book was a great read for me, because the it was about a sport that I love but was not a children's book, and I really liked how the book seemed like a real life situation. If you were a person ... Read full review

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About the author (1993)

Carl Deuker participated in several sports as a boy. He was good enough to make most teams, but not quite good enough to play much. He describes himself as a classic second-stringer. "I was too slow and too short for basketball; I was too small for football, a little too chicken to hang in there against the best fastballs. So, by my senior year the only sport I was still playing was golf." Carl still loves playing golf early on Sunday mornings at Jefferson Park in Seattle, the course on which Fred Couples learned to play. His handicap at present is 13. Combining his enthusiasm for both writing and athletics, Carl has created many exciting, award-winning novels for young adults. He currently lives in Seattle, Washington, with his wife and daughter.

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