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Safe at home : a Comeback Kids novel

Author: Mike Lupica
Publisher: New York : Puffin Books / Walden Media, 2009, ©2008.
Series: Comeback kids, 03.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Playing baseball was the one thing that made twelve-year-old Nick Crandall feel at home until he found acceptance with adoptive parents, but he faces a new struggle to fit in when he becomes the first seventh-grader ever to make the varsity baseball team.
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Genre/Form: Baseball stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Lupica
ISBN: 9780142414606 0142414603
OCLC Number: 311783361
Description: 175, 8 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Comeback kids, 03.
Responsibility: Mike Lupica.

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Playing baseball was the one thing that made twelve-year-old Nick Crandall feel at home until he found acceptance with adoptive parents, but he faces a new struggle to fit in when he becomes the first seventh-grader ever to make the varsity baseball team.

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by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-01-27) Very Good Permalink

Since Nick Crandall has been picked to play backcatcher for the varsity baseball team his self confidence dwindles both on and off the field. How can he measure up to the high academic standards his new set of foster parents have set, stay friends with his peers, and meet the expectations of his coach...
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