The Only Game (Reprint)

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Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
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5.1 X 7.6 X 1.0 inches | 0.5 pounds

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About the Author
Mike Lupica is the author of multiple bestselling books for young readers, including the Home Team series, QB 1, Heat, Travel Team, Million-Dollar Throw, and The Underdogs. He has carved out a niche as the sporting world's finest storyteller. Mike lives in Connecticut with his wife and their four children. When not writing novels, he writes for Daily News (New York) and is an award-winning sports commentator. You can visit Mike Lupica at
"I like life and I love baseball. Mike Lupica has written a powerful book about both. The Only Game is a moving story about love, loss, guilt and the power of trust and friendship that heals."--Patricia MacLachlan, author of Newbery Award winner Sarah Plain and Tall.
"a winner of a sports novel"--Kirkus Reviews "December 2014 "
"A natural choice for Matt Christopher and Tim Green fans."--Booklist "December 2014 "
"a heartfelt story"--BCCB "April 2015 "
"Lupica lays the foundation for a great sports series where friendship carries the characters through tribulations...this is more than a baseball book and will appeal to a wide variety of readers. A must-buy."--School Library Journal "December 2014 "
"The Only Game is way more than a baseball novel. It's a great story about fighting back after tragedy, and finding that place in your heart where courage comes from. This is absolutely Lupica's best book."--Carl Hiaasen, author of HOOT and SKINK--No Surrender
"This is a page-turning and moving story that boys, girls, sports fans, and every kid will love to read."--Alex Morgan, US women's soccer player and Olympic gold-medalist