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The Aurora County All-Stars

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Twelve-year-old House Jackson--star pitcher and team captain of the Aurora County All-Stars--has been sidelined for a whole sorry year with a broken elbow. He's finally ready to play, but wouldn't you know that the team's only game of the year has been scheduled for the exact same time as the town's 200th-anniversary pageant. Now House must face the pageant's director, full-of-herself Frances Shotz (his nemesis and perpetrator of the elbow break), and get his team out of this mess. There's also the matter of a mysterious old recluse who has died and left House a wheezy old dog named Eudora Welty--and a puzzling book of poetry by someone named Walt Whitman. Through the long, hot month of June, House makes surprising and valuable discoveries about family, friendship, poetry . . . and baseball.
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Full title aurora county all stars
Author wiles deborah
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display_description For most boys in a small Mississippi town, the biggest concern one hot summer is whether their annual July 4th baseball game will be cancelled due to their county's anniversary pageant, but after the death of the old man to whom twelve-year-old star pitcher House Jackson has been secretly reading for a year, House uncovers secrets about the man and the history of baseball in Aurora County that could fix everything.
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series Aurora County trilogy
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subject_facet Baseball -- Juvenile fiction, Death -- Juvenile fiction, Mississippi -- Juvenile fiction, Pageants -- Juvenile fiction, Race relations -- Juvenile fiction, Sexism -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The Aurora County All-Stars
title_full The Aurora County All-Stars, The Aurora County All-Stars / Deborah Wiles
title_short The Aurora County All-Stars
topic_facet Baseball, Death, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature, Pageants, Race relations, Sexism