ePub É mobi Heat AUTHOR Mike Lupica ñ 9780142407578 Ì reflectionslisburnltd

mobi Heat AUTHOR Mike Lupica

ePub É mobi Heat AUTHOR Mike Lupica ñ 9780142407578 Ì reflectionslisburnltd · The #1 BestsellerMichael Arroyo has a pitching arm that throws serious heat along with aspirations of leading his team all the way to the Little League World Series But his firepower is nothing compared to tThe #1 BestsellerMichael Arroyo has a pitching arm that throws serious heat along with aspirations of leading his team all the way to the Little League World Series But his firepower is nothing compared to the heat Michael faces in his day to day life Newly orphaned after his father led the family's escape from Cuba Michael's only family is his seventeen yearold brother Carlos If Social Services hears This book was my absolute favorite book of fourth grade At the time I was really into sports books and this book fit the billing But what is beautiful about Heat is that it's not just about sports Mike Lupica deals with friendship family and coping with loss in a way that seamlessly integrates into the baseball themeThe characters and their relationships are beautifully developed I especially loved seeing how Michael and his brother interacted trying to make a family after losing their dad These interactions and Lupica's easy to read style kept me flipping the pagesA delightful read

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Of their situation they will be separated in the foster care system or worse sent back to Cuba Together the boys carry on alone dodging bills and anyone who asks too many uestions But then someone wonders how a twelve year old boy could possibly throw with as much power as Michael Arroyo throws With no way to prove his age no birth certificate and no parent to fight for his cause Michael's secret wor Michael and Carlos Arroyo are brothers keeping an important secret When that secret is blown wide open Michael’s promising future in baseball is threatened and his life with his brother may change foreverHeat is a book about baseball family and survivalBut mostly it’s a book about baseball And I might be the only person to ever read this book about baseball who knows so little about the sport that I actually had to look on Wikipedia to find out what a grounder is The characters in this book are wonderful Michael and Carlos are sincere and likeable but it’s Michael’s best friend Manny who steals the show He is hilarious “The first thing Michael saw when he opened his eyes was the worried face of Manny Cabrera close enough to Michael that he could smell the Orbit Bubblemint gum his friend was constantly chomping on“I know you think this is what heaven will look like” Manny said “But you’re not dead” The book is also inspiring It’s the perfect story for the next blockbuster movie Just like Rudy or The Blind Side Heat will bring tears to your eyes and have you rooting for the main character right from the start So Hollywood take notice This book managed to dredge up affection in me for a game I know nothing about Before reading this book I couldn’t have told you how many innings there are in a baseball game Now I can appreciate baseballs all American appeal I have a fondness for the sport that did not exist in any fiber of my being before Now will I sit down and watch a baseball game? Probably not But I would definitely recommend this book to any reader not just baseball fans

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Heat AUTHOR Mike LupiLd is blown wide open and he discovers that family can come from the most unexpected sourcesPerfect for any Little Leaguer with dreams of making it big as well as for fans of Mike Lupica's other New York Times bestsellers Travel Team The Big Field The Underdogs Million Dollar Throw and The Game Changers series this cheer worthy baseball story shows that when the game knocks you down champions stand ta Heat by Mike Lupica is a great book It really grabs your attention If you love baseball or books about baseball this is the book for you Heat is about a 12 year old boy with a booming pitching arm He is a Cuban immigrant He now lives in the Bronx growing up all his life watching the Yankees play Other teams don't believe this 12 year old boy named Michael is young enough to play because he is so good The problem is he doesn't have a birth certificate to prove it and he can not get one Both of his parents have died and he is living with his brother who is 17 years old No one knows he is living with his brother alone If they do find out they will be separated from each other The title Heat could mean two things either it's that Michael's pitching arm is sizzling fast or that both of his parents have died and he has to go through that heat This book was a great book I think Mike Lupica the author did a great job writing about the situation Michael Arroyo is in and what he has to deal with Throughout the book I could easily visualize what was happening I really liked this book It wasn't all about baseball It was also dealing with real life situations This book also inspired me because a 12 year old boy having to go through all of this without his mother or father I couldn't imagine doing that at 12 years old In the end Michael solves all of his issues and gets to pitch at the Yankee Stadium He even meets his idol El Grande along the way This is a really good book I would recommend it to many people If you want a book that is hard to put down and is inspiring I would grab this book off the shelves and start reading