Biggie

byDerek E. Sullivan

Hardcover | March 1, 2015

Biggie by Derek E. Sullivan
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Henry "Biggie" Abbott is the son of one of Finch, Iowa 's most famous athletes. His father was a baseball legend and his step-dad is a close second. At an obese 300+ pounds though, Biggie himself prefers classroom success to sports. As a perfectionist, he doesn't understand why someone would be happy getting two hits in five trips to the plate. "Forty percent, that's an F in any class," he would say. As Biggie's junior year begins, the girl of his dreams, Annabelle Rivers, starts to flirt with him. Hundreds of people have told him to follow in his dad's footsteps and play ball, but Annabelle might be the one to actually convince him to try. What happens when a boy who has spent his life since fourth grade trying to remain invisible is suddenly thrust into the harsh glare of the high school spotlight?
Derek E. Sullivan is an award-winning reporter at the Rochester Post-Bulletin in Minnesota. As a reporter, he has written more than 1,000 stories about the lives of teenagers, which he attributes to helping him find his YA voice. He has an MFA from Hamline University and lives in Minnesota with his wife and three sons. This is his firs...
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Title:BiggieFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:272 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.89 inShipping dimensions:272 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.89 inPublished:March 1, 2015Publisher:Albert Whitman & CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:080750727X

ISBN - 13:9780807507278

Appropriate for ages: 13

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