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The Catch (Travel Team)

3.21 of 5 stars 3.21  ·  rating details  ·  14 ratings  ·  3 reviews
When Danny makes 'the catch,' everyone seems interested in him. Girls text him, kids ask for autographs, and his highlight play even makes it on SportsCenter's Top Plays. A sports-gear executive tempts Danny with a big-money offer, and he decides to take advantage of his newfound fame. Danny agrees to wear their gear when he plays. But as his bank account gets bigger, so d ...more
Library Binding, 120 pages
Published March 1st 2012 by Darby Creek Publishing (first published January 1st 2012)
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I enjoyed this quick, well written leveled reader.

The Catch is the first in a series of 6 books about a travel baseball team. Each book highlights the experiences of a different player with stories ranging from over zealous parents to performance enhancing drug use.

The Catch highlights Danny, an outfielder that makes a spectacular catch to win the game. His catch is caught on tape and it hits the local news as well as ESPN as a play of the week. Danny is pushed into the spotlight and as he onc
I'm not entirely sure what drew me to this book as it seems very aimed at young males, which I am not. Not that I'm old but I'm certainly above the reading level of this book. This does not make it a bad book but I can tell that I'm not the intended audience, so keep that in mind as I share my thoughts.

This is a very fast easy read that seems to be part of a series featuring a baseball travel team of young men who face various pressures. In this one, Danny is a center-fielder who makes a spectac
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Rick Jasper is a former middle-school teacher and a long-time magazine editor and writer. A native of Kansas City, Missouri, he currently lives in Raleigh, North Carolina, with his daughter.
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