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The Aurora County All-Stars

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Average Rating
Series:
Publisher:
Sandpiper,
Pub. Date:
©2007.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG - BL: 4.5 - AR Pts: 6
Lexile measure:
670L
Description
Twelve-year-old House Jackson--star pitcher and team captain of the Aurora County All-Stars--has been sidelined for a whole sorry year with a broken elbow. He's finally ready to play, but wouldn't you know that the team's only game of the year has been scheduled for the exact same time as the town's 200th-anniversary pageant. Now House must face the pageant's director, full-of-herself Frances Shotz (his nemesis and perpetrator of the elbow break), and get his team out of this mess. There's also the matter of a mysterious old recluse who has died and left House a wheezy old dog named Eudora Welty--and a puzzling book of poetry by someone named Walt Whitman. Through the long, hot month of June, House makes surprising and valuable discoveries about family, friendship, poetry . . . and baseball.
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ISBN:
9780152066260
9781439596647
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 4.5, 6 Points
Lexile measure:
670L
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Grouping Titleaurora county all stars
Grouping Authordeborah wiles
Grouping Categorybook
Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2020-09-27 04:53:17AM
Last Indexed2020-09-29 04:52:51AM
Novelist Primary ISBN9780152060688

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subject_facetBaseball -- Fiction
Baseball -- Juvenile fiction
Children's stories
Death -- Fiction
Death -- Juvenile fiction
Mississippi -- Fiction
Mississippi -- Juvenile fiction
Pageants -- Fiction
Pageants -- Juvenile fiction
Race relations -- Fiction
Race relations -- Juvenile fiction
Sexism -- Fiction
Sexism -- Juvenile fiction
title_displayThe Aurora County All-Stars
title_fullThe Aurora County All-Stars / Deborah Wiles
title_shortThe Aurora County All-Stars
topic_facetBaseball
Death
Pageants
Race relations
Sexism