Finding Buck McHenry
"Daydreamer Jason, 11, has just been [dropped] from his Little League team.Seeking solace at the baseball-card shop, he makes a startling hypothesis: 'Buck McHenry,' star pitcher [of the Negro Leagues], could be school custodian Mack Henry. Mr. Henry's identity, in doubt through much of the book, provides a mystery, a bittersweet revelation, and a satisfyingly dramatic denouement. The characterizations are pungent, the action (on and off the diamond) involving. A solid, rewarding story." 'K. Finalist, 1992 Edgar Allan Poe Award, Juvenile Category (Mystery Writers of America)Children's Choices for 1992 (IRA/CBC)
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- Hardback | 250 pages
- 134.62 x 205.74 x 25.4mm | 430.91g
- 01 May 1991
- HarperCollins Publishers
- United States