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Heat

by Mike Lupica

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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 making it big—as well as for fans of Mike Lupica's other New York Times bestsellers Travel Team, The Big Field, The Underdogs, Million-Dollar Throw, and The Game Changers series, this cheer-worthy baseball story shows that when the game knocks you down, champions stand tall.
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Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group

Kindle Book

  • Release date: November 12, 2008

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781101221471
  • Release date: March 1, 2007

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9781101221471
  • File size: 364 KB
  • Release date: March 1, 2007

PDF eBook

  • ISBN: 9781429527095
  • File size: 919 KB
  • Release date: November 12, 2008


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Levels

ATOS: 5.3
Lexile Score: 940
Interest Level: 4-8(MG)

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 making it big—as well as for fans of Mike Lupica's other New York Times bestsellers Travel Team, The Big Field, The Underdogs, Million-Dollar Throw, and The Game Changers series, this cheer-worthy baseball story shows that when the game knocks you down, champions stand tall.
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  • Details

    Publisher:
    Penguin Young Readers Group

    Kindle Book
    Release date: November 12, 2008

    OverDrive Read
    ISBN: 9781101221471
    Release date: March 1, 2007

    EPUB eBook
    ISBN: 9781101221471
    File size: 364 KB
    Release date: March 1, 2007

    PDF eBook
    ISBN: 9781429527095
    File size: 919 KB
    Release date: November 12, 2008

  • Creators
  • Formats
    Kindle Book
    OverDrive Read
    EPUB eBook
    PDF eBook
  • Languages
    English
  • Levels
    ATOS: 5.3
    Lexile Score: 940
    Interest Level: 4-8(MG)
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