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Contributor(s): Lipsyte, Robert (Author)

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ISBN: 0064470970     ISBN-13: 9780064470971
Publisher: Harperteen
OUR PRICE: $7.64  

Binding Type: Paperback
Published: March 2003

Annotation: A fight for his people.

Sonny Bear, the Tomahawk Kid, has a championship left hook. But his boxing career's going nowhere, and he's ready to hang it up.

Then his manager, tough ex-cop Alfred Brooks, and his "writer," college boy Martin Malcolm Witherspoon, scheme Sonny into a glitzy Las Vegas match. Suddenly he's everybody's darling and headed for Hollywood stardom.

But fame isn't all it's cracked up to be, and Sonny needs to make the fight of his life to decide where he really belongs.

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BISAC Categories:
- Young Adult Fiction | People & Places - United States - Native American
- Young Adult Fiction | Social Themes - Self-esteem & Self-reliance
- Young Adult Fiction | Sports & Recreation - General
Dewey: FIC
LCCN: 92054502
Age Level: 13-UP
Grade Level: 8-UP
Lexile Measure: 720(Not Available)
Physical Information: 0.54" H x 4.17" W x 6.97" (0.28 lbs) 240 pages
- Topical - Self-Esteem
Features: Ikids, Price on Product
Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 03/13/1995
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 12476
Reading Level: 4.4   Interest Level: Upper Grades   Point Value: 5.0
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Contributor Bio(s): Lipsyte, Robert: -

Robert Lipsyte was an award-winning sportswriter for the New York Times and the Emmy-winning host of the nightly public affairs show The Eleventh Hour. He is the author of twelve acclaimed novels for young adults and is the recipient of the Margaret A. Edwards Award honoring his lifetime contribution in that genre. He lives in Manhattan and on Shelter Island, New York, with his wife, Lois, and his dog, Milo.

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