Shang, Wendy Wan Long.
||Peterís family is shattered by the
death of his older brother. His plans to join a Little
League team are slightly foiled when his strict Japanese
father decides to coach the team. However, Peter hopes his
involvement in baseball with help his awaken his mother
from deep depression. Baseball is important to
the Lee family. However, when Peterís brother is killed in
a car wreck it seems his parents have forgotten all about
him and baseball. Peter decides to join a Little League
baseball team hoping to create a new normal at home.
Peterís strict Japanese father volunteers to coach the
team. The baseball team members and parents do not
appreciate the drills and fundamental skills that Peterís
father stresses during practice. Peterís mother sits
silently on the coach lost in grief. He wonders if
his first baseball game will bring her back to him.
|SUBJECTS: Baseball -- Fiction.
Bereavement -- Fiction.
Chinese Americans -- Fiction.
Little League baseball -- Fiction.
Pittsburgh (Pa.) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Traffic accidents -- Fiction.