|Format:||Print Book 2015|
|Availability:||Available at 13 Libraries 14 of 15 copies|
From New York Times bestselling author Tim Green comes a captivating baseball story about one brave boy's search for a miracle. Perfect for fans of Mike Lupica.
Ever since Ryder could remember, it's always been just Ryder and his mom. But in one day, everything changes. Ryder's mom is in the hospital fighting for her life after being struck by a truck while crossing the street. When he learns that his mom will need an expensive operation to survive, he steps up to the plate.
Ryder finds in his mother's closet a letter and a baseball signed by a Major League Baseball player, and he's sure the signature is his father's. So with this clue and the help of his next door neighbor and a New York City firefighter, Ryder goes on an epic quest to find his father and get the support he needs to save his mom. But will everything fall into place in time, or will Ryder become a lost boy forever?
Published ReviewsBooklist Review: "
Mothers and sons
-- Juvenile fiction.
Fathers and sons -- Juvenile fiction.
Identity (Psychology) -- Juvenile fiction.
People with disabilities -- Juvenile fiction.
Fund raising -- Juvenile fiction.
Traffic accidents -- Juvenile fiction.
Mothers and sons -- Fiction.
Fathers and sons -- Fiction.
Identity -- Fiction.
People with disabilities -- Fiction.
Fund raising -- Fiction.
Baseball -- Fiction.
Traffic accidents -- Fiction.
|Publisher|| New York, NY :2015
299 pages ; 24 cm