No arm in left field

by Matt Christopher

Publisher: Little, Brown in Boston

Written in English
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A poor throwing arm and prejudice from one white boy keep a black junior high student from completely enjoying his position on the baseball team.

Edition Notes

Statementby Matt Christopher. Illustrated by Byron Goto.
ContributionsGoto, Byron, illus.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.C458 No
The Physical Object
Pagination131 p.
Number of Pages131
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5419346M
ISBN 100316139645
LC Control Number73012296
OCLC/WorldCa677482

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Terry Delaney has two things working against his efforts to break into the Forest Lake Little League -- a weak throwing arm and the color prejudice of team leader Tony Casterline.

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Terry was not good at throwing the ball to the cutoff man. No Arm in Left Field (Matt Christopher Sports Classics) Published December 19th by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Kindle Edition, pages.

Being the new kid is never easy Terry Delaney doesn’t mind his family’s move from Long Island to Forest Lake. But he figures being one of the few black kids in town may make fitting in more difficult.

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Despite giving his team the advantage of accommodating a player with a weak arm, a left fielder with an above-average throwing arm can easily compile many assists.

After being converted to left field.