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Playing Without the Ball A Novel in Four Quarters by Rich Wallace

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Published by Thorndike Press .
Written in English


  • Fiction,
  • Children"s 12-Up - Fiction - General,
  • General,
  • Family problems,
  • Basketball,
  • Large type books

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9806351M
ISBN 100786235225
ISBN 109780786235223

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Playing Without the Ball Rich Wallace, Author Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book Demonstrating once again. About Playing Without the Ball. Some might think Jay was cheated. By his mother, who walked out when he was 9. By his dad, who took a job a couple thousand miles away and let him stay above a bar in a one-room apartment. By the basketball coach, who saw his talent but chose youth over determination.   Playing Without the Ball and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more. Share. Buy Used. $ FREE Shipping Get free shipping Free day shipping within the U.S. when you order $ of eligible items sold or fulfilled by Amazon. Or get business-day shipping on this item for $ /5(9).   PLOT SUMMARY: I read the book Playing Without The Ball by Rich Wallace. This book is about a 16 year old boy named Jay who loves to play basketball, but he is an average player. He isn't good enough to play on his school's varsity team so he gets cut. Beacause Jay loves basketball so much he joins the church league.

  The ball goes out of bounds. It's ours. I stay inside. The ball comes to me. I try to back her toward the basket. She plays me tight; front of her thighs against the back of mine. I give a head fake and drive. She gets a hand on the ball, affecting my dribble, but I recover, spin, and lay it over her outstretched hand. It : Rich Wallace. Playing Without the Ball by Wallace, Rich and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Playing Without the Ball by Wallace, Rich - AbeBooks Passion for books. Playing Without the Ball by Wallace, Rich and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Get this from a library! Playing without the ball: a novel in four quarters. [Rich Wallace] -- Feeling abandoned by his parents, who have gone their separate ways and left him behind in a small Pennsylvania town, seventeen-year-old Jay finds hope for the future in a church-sponsored basketball.

Click to read more about Playing Without the Ball by Rich Wallace. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(1). Characters: Rich Wallace Julie Basketball Players Bobbi Bryan Kaipo Ralph Johnson Spit Playing Without The Ball Settings: This book is about a boy name Jay McLeod, he is a basketball player. he always go and play with friends at the gym or other players. The problem of the story.   The first book in an epic series about family, friendship, and baseballEleven-year-old cousins catcher Liam McGrath and pitcher Carter Jones grew up playing baseball together. Now, their team is on the verge of winning the greatest championship of all: the Little League /5(6).   Every now and then there comes a book that awakens the spirit of childlike joy and laughter in young and old alike. Do You Want To Play With My Balls? is just that kind of book, full of innocence and irreverence, and sure to make every member of your family vomit with glee/5.