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Slot Machine

Lynch, Chris

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ISBN 10: 0606098674 / ISBN 13: 9780606098670
Published by Demco Media
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Title: Slot Machine

Publisher: Demco Media

Binding: Turtleback

Book Condition:Good

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Unathletic, wisecracking Elvin Bishop faces his worst nightmare when he is forced to attend a sports camp, but as he bounces from sport to sport, he learns to use grit and humor to find his place.


This darkly funny look at growing up male in America is narrated by chubby, 14-year-old Elvin Bishop, who describes, with sublime sarcasm, his increasingly painful efforts to find his appropriate athletic "slot." Mature readers will find this unusual sports story both hilarious and poignant; in a starred review, Booklist wrote, "this wry, thoughtful book speaks with wisdom and heart to the victim and the outsider in us all." An ALA Best Book for Young Adults.

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