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Strike two

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Dial Books for Young Readers,
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To Gwen summer means playing softball, spending every day with her best friend/cousin, Jess, and watching Fourth of July fireworks from the top floor of the Press Gazette building where her dad and his twin brother, Uncle Dave, both work. This summer sure isn't going as planned, though. The newspaper is on strike, and everybody in town seems to be taking a side. It's union versus management even within Gwen's softball team - and within her own family too. Uncle Dave is management; Dad is union. And once the battle lines have been drawn, they're almost impossible to erase. But Gwen insists on trying. After all, everything depends on it. Gwen's story is spiced with the fun of softball and sweetened by an endearing cast of characters, including Abe, the irresistible show-off, and Vicky, Gwen's ever-joking new friend. As she did in The Girls and The Ashwater Experiment, Amy Goldman Koss again brings sparkle, humour, and fresh insight to this lively exploration of loyalties and friendship tested.
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Grouped Work ID 223d3742-aa62-40cd-8f62-f71c04c9ca59
Grouping Title strike two
Grouping Author koss amy goldman
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2020-03-06 23:22:00PM
Last Indexed 2020-04-02 01:12:49AM

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subject_facet Cousins -- Fiction
Softball -- Fiction
Strikes and lockouts. -- Fiction
title_display Strike two
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Strikes and lockouts