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Jesse Crosse : a novel

Author: Michael J Moran
Publisher: Little Rock, Ark. : Parkhurst Brothers, Inc., Publishers, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First EditionView all editions and formats
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The tale revolves around a struggling small-town basketball team with a nerdy manager and a Walter Mittyesque coach in 1961. Presented with too few players to scrimmage in practice, the manager takes it upon himself to spread the word throughout the school: We need you on the team. Four young students appear, diminutive in stature and with scrawny chests, unimpressive at first sight. But with the foursome, and their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Sports stories
Christian fiction
Allegories
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael J Moran
ISBN: 9781935166443 1935166441
OCLC Number: 733249411
Notes: Includes reader's guide (pages 154-160).
Description: 160 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Michael J. Moran.

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The tale revolves around a struggling small-town basketball team with a nerdy manager and a Walter Mittyesque coach in 1961. Presented with too few players to scrimmage in practice, the manager takes it upon himself to spread the word throughout the school: We need you on the team. Four young students appear, diminutive in stature and with scrawny chests, unimpressive at first sight. But with the foursome, and their fleet leader Jesse Crosse, the team first experiences shock, then inspiration and constant surprises.

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