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Ball boy : a novel

Author: Paul Shirley
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : Fourth Bar Books, 2021
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First edition
Summary:
"Gray Taylor wants to be remarkable. But he isn’t. Gray gets the chance to change this when his mother moves him from Los Angeles to the dying Kansas town of Beaudelaire, where Gray finds basketball. Gray uses basketball to become someone people notice. And later to save Beaudelaire from itself. Ball Boy is The Karate Kid meets Hoosiers meets The Shortstop from Tokyo. It’s a book about growing up, about the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Shirley
ISBN: 9780578800356 0578800357
OCLC Number: 1257425754
Description: 304 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: by Paul Shirley.

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"Gray Taylor wants to be remarkable. But he isn’t. Gray gets the chance to change this when his mother moves him from Los Angeles to the dying Kansas town of Beaudelaire, where Gray finds basketball. Gray uses basketball to become someone people notice. And later to save Beaudelaire from itself. Ball Boy is The Karate Kid meets Hoosiers meets The Shortstop from Tokyo. It’s a book about growing up, about the importance of community, and about the power of finding the thing that makes you feel special." -- Amazon.com.

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