Hardball (Orca Sports) (Paperback)

Hardball (Orca Sports) By Steven Barwin Cover Image


Baseball season has begun for the South Coast Sharks.

As a senior, Griffin has college in his sights and plans to land himself a baseball scholarship. His determination causes him to turn a blind eye to the hazing of new players by the team captain, Wade. But when Griffin senses that his cousin Carson is getting the brunt of Wade's aggression, Griffin finally stands up to him. Soon after, steroids are found in Carson's locker, and he's kicked off the team. Can Griffin stop Wade's reign of terror, prove his cousin's innocence and still stay on track with his baseball dreams?

This short novel is a high-interest, low-reading level book for middle-grade readers who are building reading skills, want a quick read or say they don't like to read

About the Author

Steven Barwin is a middle-school teacher in Toronto, Ontario. He is the author of Hurricane Heat in the Orca Sports series and several Lorimer Sports Stories novels, including Fadeaway, Rock Dogs, SK8ER and Icebreaker, which was chosen as a Canadian Children's Book Centre Best Books for Kids and Teens selection
Product Details
ISBN: 9781459804418
ISBN-10: 1459804414
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Publication Date: October 1st, 2014
Pages: 192
Language: English
Series: Orca Sports