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10 edition of Curveball (Winning Season) found in the catalog.

Curveball (Winning Season)

by Rich Wallace

  • 78 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Viking Juvenile .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short Stories,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Social Issues - General,
  • Sports & Recreation - Baseball,
  • Juvenile Fiction / Sports & Recreation / Baseball,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Baseball,
  • Fiction,
  • Journalism,
  • Children"s Books/All Ages

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9712280M
    ISBN 100670061190
    ISBN 109780670061198
    OCLC/WorldCa70668589

    This book, rather like Caesar's Gaul, is divided into three parts. The first part explains how an Iraqi defector given the cover name `Curveball' ended up in Germany and how the German national intelligence service (BND) choose to exploit him/5(12).   Book Overview In the fifth book in the New York Times bestselling middle grade series inspired by the life of iconic New York Yankee Derek Jeter, Derek spends the summer with his grandparents in Pequannock Township, New Jersey.

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      "The painfully honest and personal story of one of baseball's most intriguing players. For years, Barry Zito lived as a walking personification of the American Dream. Professionally, he was at the top of his game as a Cy Young Award winner in Major League Baseball. Curveball About book: A girl gets sick of a rose. —GWENDOLYN BROOKS1 Gabby Street’s baseball camp ended with the close of summer, and fifteen-year-old Tomboy reluctantly returned to classes. “I wasn’t happy going to school,” she said. “I don’t know if I was slow to start or what, but it was rough.”.


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Curveball book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Sometimes, the greatest comebacks take place far away from the ball fiel /5. In Curveball, Zito shares his story with honesty and transparency.

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Curveball's story began in November when Alwan, then in his early 30s, arrived at Munich 's Franz Josef Strauss Airport with a tourist visa. Upon entering the country he applied for political asylum because he had embezzled Iraqi government money and faced prison or worse if sent home.

Meet Peter Friedman, high school freshman. Talented photographer. Former baseball star. When a freakish injury ends his pitching career, Peter has some major things to figure out. Is there life. In Curveball, Zito shares his story with honesty and transparency. The ups and downs. The wins and losses.

By sharing his experiences as a man who had everything except happiness, Zito offers readers a path through adversity and toward a life defined by true success. Curveball. By Rich Wallace. Grades. Genre. Fiction Fiction. In this book from the "Winning Season" series, Eddie Ventura is the first baseman for the Hudson City Hornets seventh grade baseball team.

The team is off to a rough start, but finally begins to win some games. Not exactly thanks to Eddie. He's a good enough player.

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Publisher Summary In the fifth book in the New York Times bestselling middle grade series inspired by the life of iconic New York Yankee Derek Jeter, Derek spends the summer with his grandparents in Pequannock Township, New Jersey.

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