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It’s 1950 and Mickey Tusslerthe now famous autistic pitching prodigy with a golden armis back for another baseball season in this third installment of Frank Nappi’s critically acclaimed Legend of Mickey Tussler series. Talk of Mickey’s legendary exploits on the field has grown since his improbable debut two years prior, as have the fortunes of Murph and the rest of the lovable, ragtag Brew Crew. Now Mickey, Murph, and Lester find themselves heading to Bean Town to play for the Boston Braves.The call up is sweet, for all of them have overcome insurmountable odds to get where they are. But life in the Major Leagues is filled with fast-paced action both on and off the field. The bright lights of Boston hold a new series of challenges, hardships, and life lessonsespecially for Mickey, who finds himself a long way from throwing apples into a barrel back on the farm. The three newest Braves have each other to lean on, as well as a new group of fans who are swept away by pennant fever, but balancing everything this new world has to offer may prove to be the greatest challenge of all.
Number of Pages: 273
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Sports + Recreation / Baseball, Social Issues / Bullying
Series Title: Mickey Tussler
Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services
Age Range: Teen
Author: Frank Nappi
Street Date: April 19, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-11-7221
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