7 Days at the Hot Corner
By Terry Trueman
(HarperTeen, Hardcover, 9780060574949, 160pp.)
Publication Date: March 2007
Other Editions of This Title: Library Binding
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In baseball, fielding your position at third base is trickythat's why third is called "the hot corner." You have to be aware that anything can happen at any time.
This should be the best year of Scott's life: It's his last season of varsity ball, his team is about to go to the city championship, and a pro career is on the line. Instead, everything he always counted on comes crashing down at the same time, and his whole life is like one blazing hot cornerfull of deadly line drives and crazy "bad hops."
Scott can't believe the awful stuff coming his way, but it's time to find out whether he has what it takes to play the hot corneron the baseball diamond and off it.
Terry Trueman grew up in the northern suburbs of Seattle, Washington. He attended the University of Washington, where he received his BA in creative writing. He also has an MS in applied psychology and an MFA in creative writing, both from Eastern Washington University.
Terry is also the author of Stuck in Neutral and its companion novel, Cruise Control; Hurricane; 7 Days at the Hot Corner; No Right Turn; and Inside Out.