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Curveball: The Year I Lost My Grip by Jordan Sonnibleck

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Transcript of Curveball: The Year I Lost My Grip by Jordan Sonnibleck

Curveball: The Year I Lost My Grip by Jordan Sonnenblick
Main Characters:
Peter Friedman
(protagonist)- a freshman in high school who recently had surgery on his arm and wont ever be able to play baseball again because of his injury.
Peter's Grandfather
- Peters grandfather who is a professional photographer who starts to loose his memory
- Peters best friend and pitching partner who doesn't believe Peter when he tells him he cannot pitch again
- a girl in Peter's advanced photography class who Peters confides to about his grandfather's sickness.
Selling Points
6-8th graders who enjoy sports and books with good morals.
Whats so great about this book?
This book teaches lessons of perseverance, strength, and courage that we can use in our daily lives.
Perseverance and acceptance
Something I learned:
A sport doesn't define you, its who you are as a person and what's in your heart that truly counts! Also life is like a long road. Peter's injury was a setback, like a bump in the road and in the end it made him a better and stronger person!
Main Characters
Realistic Fiction
Peter's high school in modern day U.S.
Questions to consider:
Was this a believable story? Why or Why not?

What made the main character interesting?

Book Information and Analysis
Peter Friedman
14 years old
Freshman in high school
All-star pitcher
Has his whole life planned out for him
Serious arm injury happens and he can't ever pitch again
Baseball is his life and Peter thinks it defines him.
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