Mike is really excited about going out for the high school basketball team. That's a place where he feels good about himself. Then, life hands him a fast one, and he finds himself going to live with his dad and his dad's new wife, who doesn't want Mike living with them. Military school is the answer to the dilemma, and now Mike finds himself faced with bullies and all the tough dynamics of boys' culture. Quite a journey through the harsh world adolescent males can travel.
Ages 13 and up 205 pages