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New Kid

By Joe Applegate, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Gripping sports story about a boy's struggle for identity.

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Bestselling author Tim Green, who writes frequently about sports, spins an engrossing tale for young baseball players, male and female, with a climax that ends on the last pitch. The writing in NEW KID is mostly sharp but sometimes dips into sentiments worthy of a needlepoint pillow.

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