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Deadline by Chris Crutcher
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Deadline is the story of Ben Wolf's senior year of high school. While he's getting his sports physical at the beginning of the school year he is told that he has a terminal illness. Treatment of the illness will make him sick and won't for sure help make his life any better. Because of this, Ben decides he won't accept treatment and won't tell anyone that he has less than a year to live. In the end, Ben decides to tell those close to him what is going on. Ben finds peace in the last months of his life and is able to make a lasting impression on the people in his town.
Genre: realistic fiction, sports
Copyright: 2007

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