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Lupica, Mike

Overview
Works: 135 works in 635 publications in 2 languages and 74,201 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Baseball stories  Young adult works  Football stories  Basketball stories  Suspense fiction  Soccer stories  Sports fiction  Sports stories 
Roles: Author, Scenarist
Classifications: PS3562.U59, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Mike Lupica
Publications by Mike Lupica
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Most widely held works by Mike Lupica
Heat by Mike Lupica( Book )
18 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 5,515 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
The big field by Mike Lupica( Book )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,992 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
Summer ball by Mike Lupica( Book )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 3,849 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 )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 3,014 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 )
19 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 2,132 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 )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 1,960 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 )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 1,872 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 )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 1,792 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 )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,770 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
Safe at home : a Comeback Kids novel by Mike Lupica( Book )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,502 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
Fantasy league by Mike Lupica( Book )
10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,391 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
Long shot : a comeback kids novel by Mike Lupica( Book )
15 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,388 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
The only game : a Home Team novel by Mike Lupica( Book )
8 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,315 libraries worldwide
Sixth grade is supposed to be the year that Jack Callahan would lead his team to a record-shattering season and the Little League World Series, but after the death of his brother he loses interest in baseball and only Cassie, star of the girls' softball team, seems to understand
True legend by Mike Lupica( Book )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,314 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 )
14 editions published between 2009 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,263 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
QB 1 by Mike Lupica( Book )
9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,250 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
Fast break by Mike Lupica( Book )
8 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 1,115 libraries worldwide
Since his mother's death, Jayson, twelve, has focused on basketball and surviving but he is found out and placed with an affluent foster family of a different race, and must learn to accept many changes, including facing his former teammates in a championship game
 
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Alternative Names
Mike Lupica American sportswriter, children's writer
Mike Lupica Amerikaans kinderboekenschrijver
マイク・ルピカ
ルピカ, マイク
Languages
English (189)
Japanese (2)
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