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Heat [electronic resource]. Mike Lupica.

Lupica, Mike. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781101221471 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2007.

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Summary, etc.: The #1 Bestseller! Michael Arroyo has a pitching arm that throws serious heat along with aspirations of leading his team all the way to the Little League World Series. But his firepower is nothing compared to the heat Michael faces in his day-to-day life. Newly orphaned after his father led the family's escape from Cuba, Michael's only family is his seventeen-yearold brother Carlos. If Social Services hears of their situation, they will be separated in the foster-care system?or worse, sent back to Cuba. Together, the boys carry on alone, dodging bills and anyone who asks too many questions. But then someone wonders how a twelve-year-old boy could possibly throw with as much power as Michael Arroyo throws. With no way to prove his age, no birth certificate, and no parent to fight for his cause, Michael's secret world is blown wide open, and he discovers that family can come from the most unexpected sources. Perfect for any Little Leaguer with dreams of...
Target Audience Note: Grade 4 - Grade 6
MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
940 Lexile.
5.3 ATOS Level
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Puffin Books, 2007. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 354 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Juvenile Fiction.
Juvenile Literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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