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Guys Read: Max Swings for the Fences: A Short Story from Guys Read: The Sports Pages
     

Guys Read: Max Swings for the Fences: A Short Story from Guys Read: The Sports Pages

by Anne Ursu
 

Maximilian Funk is the new kid in school, and not much of a baseball fan, a deadly combination. He has to figure out a way to impress Molly Kinsman, the best pitcher in the city and the most beautiful girl he's ever seen. One little lie couldn't hurt, could it?

This short story from the collection Guys Read: The Sports Pages is a winner.

Overview

Maximilian Funk is the new kid in school, and not much of a baseball fan, a deadly combination. He has to figure out a way to impress Molly Kinsman, the best pitcher in the city and the most beautiful girl he's ever seen. One little lie couldn't hurt, could it?

This short story from the collection Guys Read: The Sports Pages is a winner.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780062243546
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
08/21/2012
Series:
Guys Read: The Sports Pages
Sold by:
HARPERCOLLINS
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
50
File size:
644 KB
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Anne Ursu is the author of Breadcrumbs, which Kirkus Reviews called a "transforming testament to the power of friendship" in a starred review, and was acclaimed as one of the best books of 2011 by The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, School Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, Amazon.com, and the Chicago Public Library. It was also on the IndieBound Next List and was an NPR Backseat Book Club featured selection. She was also the recipient of the 2013 McKnight Fellowship Award in Children's Literature. Anne teaches at Hamline University's MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults. She lives in Minneapolis with her son and four cats—monster fighters, all.

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