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Haley's hope of spending the summer playing softball and hanging out with her cousin Gwen is ruined when her father and her uncle land on opposite sides of the local newspaper strike.
Posted February 15, 2007
Do you enjoy the exciting sport of softball? If so, then Strike Two is a great book for you to read. Strike Two is filled with many conflicts and teaches you how important family really is to you. It was the summer of Gwen's seventh grade year and she was determined that this would be the best year for her softball team, The Gazette. Their softball team is named after their big time producing town's newspaper. Conflict arises when some of the workers go on strike. One of them including Gwen's father. What really makes this story interesting is when Gwen's best friend and cousin Jess's father who also works for the Gazette decides to stay with the company. Talk about family feud! The party has just started now, the softball team ends up splitting apart because the strikers do not want their daughters playing for a team that is supported by the job they are against. Can¿t some girls who just want to have fun play the game they love best without being interrupted by their parents¿ business lives? Hopelessly devoted to softball Gwen decides to form a co-ed team who will play against the Gazette. Who will win and will this catastrophe of a strike end? Find out by reading this wonderful book Amy Koss has written for our devoted softball players.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.