Homestretch Cover


By Paul Volponi

Atheneum Books, Hardcover, 9781416939870, 151pp.

Publication Date: September 22, 2009


A runaway boy with nothing finds everything he needs, including a family, in the most unlikely of places--at a racetrack.

About the Author
Paul Volponi is a writer, journalist, and teacher living in New York City. Mr. Volponi is also the author of Black and White, Rooftop, and Rucker Park Setup. He holds an MA in American Literature from the City College of New York and a BA in English from Baruch. Visit him at