Wyatt never really thought much about his dad--a hardened criminal, a lifer in a prison somewhere on the other side of the state. But then the economy had to go and tank, and the community had to go and cut the baseball program from Wyatt's high school. And then the coach had to go and show Wyatt a photograph of his dad at sixteen, looking very much like Wyatt himself. Thr...more
Life for Wyatt and his friend, Dub, revolves around baseball. Well, it used to anyway. When the coach announces that baseball is being cut from the extracurricular schedule due to lack of funding, both boys are furious. Just when they are about to earn their spots in the varsity lineup, the program is yanked.
When Wyatt finds out there might be a way to play ball somewhere else, he jumps at the chance. Dub is going to live with his a...more
A murder mystery set years after the suspect begins serving a life sentence, Bullet Point thrusts forth many questions and theories, engaging the reader early on. Wyatt has never known his biological father. In fact, until things start being churned up, Wyatt has rarely asked questions and doesn't even know which prison houses his lifer dad. Watching Wyatt face a series of unexpected and difficult situations, this book is a study in character development as much as it is a thrill ride. This is d...more
Peter Abrahams Bullet Point is a book about Wyatt Lathem moving to a new town to play baseball when he comes in contact with his father in prison. This book will keep readers at the edge of their seat. People who love mystery and suspense will love how fast paced and suspenseful this book is. Some people will hate the book because at times it is very confusing and can be slow. I thought the book was great from beginning to end and really liked how suspenseful it w...more
Wyatt is upset when his school takes away the baseball team. He decides to move to Silver City after he gets into a fight with his step-father Rusty. Wyatt knows his real father is in the Sweetwater State Penitentiary in Silver City, but thinks nothing of it until he meets Greer. Greer’s father is also an inmate at the prison and connects Wyatt to his biological father. Just when he opens up to his father, his life and feelings take a devastating turn that he does not expec...more
1. The love interest--she was absolutely obnoxious
2. Wyatt's relationship with said love interest--he didn't seem the type to get involved with such an unstable girl the way he did
3. The ending came up really fast, and finished in a short number of pages
4. Wyatt seemed to give up a lot of what he loved, really for nothing
That said, I enjoyed much of the fast-moving plot, and I really did like the main character (Wyatt), even though I didn't u...more
I think the theme of the book is that you never really know anybody. I think that is the theme of the book because certain events in the book show that the main character Wyatt never really knew his...more
This book was easy to read and simple enough to understand because it was from a teenaged point of view which everyone older tha...more
Peter Abrahams' tale of Wyatt, a teen who tries to emancipate himself from a dead-end life on the other side of the state — even as he tries t...more
When his home town of East Canton cuts funding to the school and Wyatt’s high school stops offering baseball and all other extra curriculars, Wyatt sets off for Silver City with the hopes of being able to play ball again. While there he meets an intriguing girl, Greer, who has met his father in the prison nearby. After talking to Greer Wyatt begins to believe that his father wasn’t guilty of the crimes he was imprisoned for, and begins to investigate. What he finds will change his life forever....more
Wyatt a 16 year old coming from a small town and poor economy, added to that his parents are divorced and his dad is in jail. He chooses to move out after the school he attends is forced to drop the bas...more
If you had a close relative in jail but were almost 100% sure they were innocent would you try to prove their innocence and get them out? That is the situation Wyatt finds himself in the book Bullet Point by Peter Abrahams.
In this book there are three main characters Wyatt, Greer and Sonny Racine. Wyatt is the biggest character in the book and it follows him throughout the book. Wyatt is 17, plays baseball, and lives with him mom, step dad, and his sister in Eas...more
In all honestly, this book has lots of flaws. It had a g...more
Could you imagine making huge decision to move to a different part of the state to play
the sport you love.This happens in the book Bullet Point which is written by Peter Abrahams.
Will this end up ruining the main character Wyatt or help him, will it lead him to a life of crime
or to the exact opposite?
Wyatt the main character has to do this because at his High School there are cuts to all
extracurricular sports programs such as baseball, football, basketball, and every other extra
Peter Abrahams is the author of numerous novels, including End of Story, Oblivion, and Lights Out, which was nominated for an Edgar best novel award. He also writes the best-selling Echo Falls series for younger readers. He lives on Cape Cod.
Peter Abrahams is also writing under the pseudonym Spencer Quinn (Chet...more