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Fiction Ages 12+
Pages: 128
Themes: drug abuse, baseball, addiction
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pub Date: 01/Jan/2003
Lexile Level: HL390L
Fry Reading Level: 2.2
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Curt seems to have it all--a girlfriend, friends, a good summer job and a guaranteed position on the baseball team with the promise of a professional career. Then, one misstep causes his world to unravel and his life to plummet into the depths of depression and addiction. A bleak yet ultimately hopeful story about one teen's struggle with the pressures of growing up, fitting in and getting by.

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Teen fiction
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Contemporary stories

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