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Lupica, Mike

Overview
Works: 90 works in 395 publications in 1 language and 66,983 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Football stories  Biography  Soccer stories  Baseball stories  Basketball stories  Sports stories 
Roles: Author, Scenarist
Classifications: PZ7.L97914, [FIC]
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Publications about Mike Lupica
Publications by Mike Lupica
Most widely held works about Mike Lupica
 
Most widely held works by Mike Lupica
Heat by Mike Lupica( Book )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 5,501 libraries worldwide
Pitching prodigy Michael Arroyo is on the run from social services after being banned from playing Little League baseball because rival coaches doubt he is only twelve years old and he has no parents to offer them proof
Million-dollar throw by Mike Lupica( Book )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 3,981 libraries worldwide
Eighth-grade star quarterback Nate Brodie is frantic to win a million dollars by completing a pass during the halftime of a New England Patriot's game to help his family and his best friend Abby who is going blind
The big field by Mike Lupica( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 3,964 libraries worldwide
When fourteen-year-old baseball player Hutch feels threatened by the arrival of a new teammate named Darryl, he tries to work through his insecurities about both Darryl and his remote and silent father, who was once a great ballplayer too
Travel team by Mike Lupica( Book )
17 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,948 libraries worldwide
In "Travel Team," Danny Walker forms his own basketball team after he is cut from his father's old team; and in "The Big Field," Hutch must work out his insecurities when a new player joins his baseball team
Summer ball by Mike Lupica( Book )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 3,840 libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Danny must prove himself all over again for a disapproving coach and against new rivals at a summer basketball camp
The batboy by Mike Lupica( Book )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 2,969 libraries worldwide
Even though his mother feels baseball ruined her marriage to his father, she allows fourteen-year-old Brian to become a bat boy for the Detroit Tigers, who have just drafted his favorite player back onto the team
Two-minute drill by Mike Lupica( Book )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 2,052 libraries worldwide
Brainy Scott, a great kicker who otherwise struggles with football, and star quarterback Chris, who has dyslexia, team up to help each other succeed in both football and school
Miracle on 49th Street by Mike Lupica( Book )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 1,955 libraries worldwide
After her mother's death, twelve-year-old Molly learns that her father is a basketball star for the Boston Celtics
Hero by Mike Lupica( Book )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 1,825 libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Zach learns he has the same special abilities as his father, who was the President's globe-trotting troubleshooter until "the Bads" killed him, and now Zach must decide whether to use his powers in the same way at the risk of his own life
Hot hand by Mike Lupica( Book )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 1,764 libraries worldwide
In the wake of his parents' separation, ten-year-old Billy seems to have continual conflicts with his father, who is also his basketball coach, but his quiet, younger brother Ben, a piano prodigy, is having even more trouble adjusting, and only Billy seems to notice
The underdogs by Mike Lupica( Book )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,705 libraries worldwide
Small but fast twelve-year-old Will Tyler, an avid football player in the down-and-out town of Forbes, Pennsylvania, takes matters into his own hands to try and finance the city's football team, giving the whole community hope in the process
Game changers by Mike Lupica( Book )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,460 libraries worldwide
When the coach's son, Shawn O'Brien, is chosen to play quarterback, eleven-year-old Ben McBain is not surprised--but when he tries to be a good teammate and help the inconsistent Shawn, he is startled to learn that his new friend does not really want the position
Safe at home : a Comeback Kids novel by Mike Lupica( Book )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,430 libraries worldwide
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
Long shot : a comeback kids novel by Mike Lupica( Book )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,346 libraries worldwide
Pedro, an avid basketball player, decides to run for class president, challenging a teammate who is also one of the most popular boys in school
True legend by Mike Lupica( Book )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,259 libraries worldwide
Fifteen-year-old Drew "True" Robinson loves being the best point-guard prospect in high school basketball, but learns the consequences of fame through a former player, as well as through the man who expects to be his manager when True reaches the NBA
Shoot-out : a Comeback Kids novel by Mike Lupica( Book )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,187 libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Jake must leave his championship soccer team to play on a team with a losing record when his family moves to a neighboring town
Fantasy league by Mike Lupica( Book )
4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,168 libraries worldwide
In Los Angeles, twelve-year-old Charlie's skill at fantasy football gains the attention of both the local media and the owner of a professional football team
QB 1 by Mike Lupica( Book )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,154 libraries worldwide
Jake Cullen, fourteen, lives in the shadows of his father and older brother until he becomes the starting quarterback for the high school football team and finally has his chance to shine
Reggie : the autobiography by Reggie Jackson( Book )
3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 1,094 libraries worldwide
An autobiography of the baseball star describing his childhood, professional career and private life
Play makers by Mike Lupica( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,075 libraries worldwide
Still living large off their incredible football championship win just weeks before, Ben McBain and his crew must now prepare for basketball season. Ben is known as the best point guard throughout the league. And now that Shawn O'Brien has joined their team, they are a shoo-in to win it all. But there is a new kid in town, Chase Braggs, a point guard like Ben who seems to be better, stronger, and faster. Refusing to let his team down, Ben hits the courts hard to practice. Ben's rivalry with Chase seems to take the fun out of playing ball with his best friends. Will Ben be able to pull it together for his team and for himself?
 
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Alternative Names
Mike Lupica American sportswriter, children's writer
ルピカ, マイク
Languages
English (159)
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