My Thirteenth Season
"Girl germs," Billy Smythe sneered. It was a kindergarten taunt, just plain dumb, but his buddies snickered.
Can Fran pull her game together before it's too late?
Fran Cullers is having a horrible summer. She was a star player on the Little League team in her old town, so the Highwater Hardwares should be thrilled to have her-except that they hate girls. She can run rings around these guys, but they won't even give her a chance. So Fran sets out to destroy the Hardwares.
But vengeance is a dangerous thing, as she soon finds out. Fran, who has already faced some terrible losses, is about to lose the most important thing in her life-unless her family and friends come to her aid when she needs them most.
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MY 13TH SEASONUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Fran and her father had a close relationship that revolved around their mutual love of baseball. When Fran's mother died, her father withdrew into a grief so encompassing that she felt she had lost ... Read full review
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