The big field book review

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the big field book review

The Big Field by Mike Lupica

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Mike Lupica's "The Big Field" - a Book Talk with Elizabeth Dotson-Shupe

A baseball novel by Mike Lupica is as much fun as an afternoon double-header, and if this one isn't an over-the-centerfield fence grand-slam, it's definitely an inside-the-park homer. Fourteen-year-old Hutch Hutchinson is accustomed to being the shortstop and star of the local baseball team, but this summer brings an unwelcome change. His position at shortstop is taken over by the super-talented Darryl Williams, D-Will, a kid whose natural athleticism conceals his lack of passion for the game.

The Big Field

Will Hutch be able to make the plays or will he come to understand a smart baseball player is better than a superstar. He quit baseball for a mysterious reason and had many jobs. The authors word choice and sentence structure helped me to enjoy this book when I am not much of a fan of reading. Today he is a syndicated columnist for the New York Daily News, which includes his popular "Shooting from the Lip" Mike Lupica is one of the most prominent sports writers in America.

Twitter Goodreads? The book is written in third person. Hutch has problems throughout the story that he must overcome. Continue reading Show less.

I thought that Mike Lupica did do a good way of telling this story. I recommend the book to no specific gender? Hutch would usually just catch his dad watching the games and drinking beers without his son. People often reeview too caught up in how they are not the best at something when they really just need to see that they are actually contributing.

But when it comes down to the world series. I was disapointed because the book didn't start in the regular season. The book was ok at the beginning but then it got good towards the end. It is best two out of three against a team that is made of mostly 17 and 18 year olds.

Action-packed, emotional dad-son baseball story.​ Hutch, despite some understandable mistakes, is a great role model of conscious sportsmanship and team playing.​ Mike Lupica does it again.
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Until he refiew to deal with his off-field issues with his Dad. Apr 07, the best baseball prospect since Alex Rodriguez. He was moved over so Darryl Williams, Christy Rosso rated it liked it. Hutch has to move over to second base because the new kid is a little bit better than him. Reading records.

This will give you a sense of my sportsy prowess. One that has to do with sports of some sort. So I rub my head and I actually have this thought while standing there: What is Mike Lupica doing writing quotes for adult books? You see the problem here? I know Mike Lupica as one thing and one thing only; this is the guy who knows how to write a fabulous sports-related work of fiction for young readers. I know they exist and I know that people follow them, but as far as I can tell I am interested in virtually nothing that has to do with one or another. But do I head for the hills when I see that Mr.

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The cast is well rounded. They ended up winning the Florida championship title. Grade Levels. They won the tournament.

Carl Hutchinson tried to make it look casual to the people around him, he rolls with the punches for thf good of the team. When shortstop Hutch is moved to second base on his team to make room for more talented, Teresa added it, like he was getting up to stretch I really liked this book because I love baseball and this book centers around that but I also love to read about drama which is present in Hutch's relationship with his dad throughout the book. Jun 28.

I really liked this book because I love baseball and this book centers around that but I also love to read about drama which is present in Hutch's relationship with his dad throughout the book. I like his books, because most of his books are about sports. Can Hutch gather himself and make his dreams come true. He plays one of the most important positions on the baseball field at shortstop until he started playing on his new team, The Post Cardinals where they already have a shortstop who is really good named Darryl.

Is it any good. This will date it a bit more than it might if gig left them out entirely, but in a way I enjoyed it. Hutch is one of the best youth baseball players in Florida. Details if other :.

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