The Big Field, Lupica, Mike

The Big Field

Authors: Lupica, Mike
Genres: Realistic Fiction
Topics: Family & Siblings, Sports
Lexile: 970
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
BISAC/Subject: JUV039000, JUV013030, JUV032010
Grade: 3 - 12
ISBN: 9781101200759, Related ISBNs: 0142419109, 0399246258, 1101200758, 9780142419106, 9780399246258
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 272
Audience: Children/juvenile
Synopsis: From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of HeatTravel Team and Million-Dollar Throw.

Playing shortstop is a way of life for Hutch—not only is his hero, Derek Jeter, a shortstop, but so was his father, a former local legend turned pro. Which is why having to play second base feels like demotion to second team. Yet that's where Hutch ends up after Darryl "D-Will" Williams, the best shortstop prospect since A-Rod, joins the team. But Hutch is nothing if not a team player, and he's cool with playing in D-Will's shadow—until, that is, the two shortstops in Hutch's life betray him in a way he never could have imagined. With the league championship on the line, just how far is Hutch willing to bend to be a good teammate?

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