Heart of a Champion

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Jimmy Winter is a born star on the baseball field, and Seth Barnam can only dream of being as talented. Still, the two baseball fanatics have the kind of friendship that should last forever. But when Seth experiences an unthinkable loss, he's forced to find his own personal strength--on and off the field.--from the publisher

208 pages                          978-0316067263                   Ages 12 and up

Keywords:  baseball, sports, choices, friends, friendship, values, 12 year old, 13 year old, 14 year old, drug abuse, If You Liked Chris Crutcher


When Seth Barnam's best friend, Jimmy, is kicked off the baseball team, Seth must deal with both his feelings toward the fallen hero and the death of his father. By the author of On the Devil's Court.--from the publisher

An ALA Best Book for Young Adults An ALA Best Book for Reluctant Readers A New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Book of the Year

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