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- DescriptionFielding his social life is a bigger challenge for Kevin than hitting a fastball in Ron Koertge s funny, insightful sequel to SHAKESPEARE BATS CLEANUP. Fourteen-year-old Kevin Boland has a passion for playing baseball, aknack for writing poetry and a cute girlfriend named Mira who s t much interested in either. But then, Kevin doesn t exactly share Mira s newfound fervor for all things green. So when Kevin signs up for open mike night at Bungalow Books and meets Amy, a girl who kws a sonnet from a sestina and can match his emails verse for verse, things start to get sticky. Should he stay with Mira? Or risk spoiling his friendship with Amy by asking her out? Ron Koertge, master of snappy dialogue and a deft poet, offers a fast-paced, sympathetic story that interweaves two narrative voices with humor and warmth.
- Author BiographyRon Koertge is the author of many acclaimed novels, including DEADVILLE, STONER AND SPAZ, THE BRIMSTONE JOURNALS, and his first novel-in-verse about Kevin Boland, SHAKESPEARE BATS CLEANUP. A two-time winner of the PEN Award, Ron Koertge lives in South Pasadena, California.
- Author(s)Ron Koertge
- PublisherCandlewick Press,U.S.
- Date of Publication01/05/2012
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectYoung Adult Fiction
- Place of PublicationMassachusetts
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintCandlewick Press,U.S.
- Weight136 g
- Width130 mm
- Height193 mm
- Spine18 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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