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Deuker, Carl .
New York : Houghton Mifflin Company, 2003
ISBN 0618311173
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Shane Hunter a sophomore at Shorelake High School had it all: money, great friends, and baseball.  One day, his perfect world changes when Shane’s father is arrested for money laundering at his Lexus dealership and commits suicide.  Shane’s family must move to the “other” side of town that Shane despised.  Shane has a difficult time adjusting to his new life and gets in trouble for stealing and his punishment is repairing a local baseball diamond.  This brings back memories of his old life, and Shane is faced with the decision of whether or not he should join the team and continue playing the game his father taught him.  Will fear of failure overpower him or will he step up to the plate?  Read this book and find out!  (April Crumpton,  South Carolina Book Awards, 2006)
SUBJECTS:     Fathers -- Fiction.
                        Family problems -- Fiction.
                        Baseball -- Fiction.
                        High schools -- Fiction.
                        Schools -- Fiction.
                        Suicide -- Fiction.


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