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Whale Talk (Reprint) (Paperback) (Chris Crutcher)

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A varsity letter jacket: it's exclusive, nearly unattainable, revered . . . and everything that's screwed up about Cutter High, as far as T. J. Jones is concerned. That's why T. J. is determined to have the Cutter All Night Mermen—the unlikeliest swim team a high school has ever seen—earn letter jackets of their own.

It won't be easy. For one thing, they don't even have a pool. They will fight for their dignity, they will fight with each other, and sometimes they will just fight. And then they will realize that a single moment can bring lifelong heartache or lifelong friendship. For T. J. and his crew of misfits, the quest may be far more valuable than the reward.

T.J., a multiracial, adopted, intellectually and athletically gifted teenager, shuns organized sports and the athletes at his high school until he agrees to form a swimming team with some of the school's less popular students.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 298.0
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Sports, Swimming, Adoption
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Harpercollins Childrens Books
Age Range: Teen
Author: Chris Crutcher
Language: English
Street Date: July 1, 2009
TCIN: 11475991
UPC: 9780061771316
Item Number (DPCI): 248-04-3754

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