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Power Hitter

By Christine Forsyth

$16.95 Hardback
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Series: Lorimer Sports Stories

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Connor Wells thought he was in for a fun summer of playing video games at home in Burlington, Ontario. But something has happened to his mother. He doesn’t know what it is, but it’s bad enough that she’s sent him off to stay with some distant relatives in Winnipeg.
To make matters worse, Connor’s relatives are baseball freaks — not just fans, but full-blown baseball nuts. The trouble is, Connor can’t play at all. The summer would be a write-off for him, but one day he discovers he has a hidden talent. Connor can hit. He can really hit.

"The baseball practice and action is realistically depicted."

- John Peters, Booklist

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Publication Details:

Binding: Hardback, 96 pages
Publication Date: 11th July 2001
ISBN: 9781550287332
Format: 7.75in x 5in

Binding: Electronic book text
Publication Date: 4th January 2011
ISBN: 9781552777664
Format: EPUB

Previous Editions: (show)
Publication Date: 4th June 2001
ISBN: 9781550287325
Binding: Paperback

BISAC Code:  4.0.2.0.9.2.0
Imprint: Lorimer

Interest age: From 9 To 13

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