One-handed Catch

One-handed Catch

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After losing his hand in an accident in his father's butcher shop in 1946, sixth-grader Norman uses hard work and humor to learn to live with his disability and to succeed at baseball, art, and other activities.
After losing his hand in an accident in his father’s butcher shop in 1946, sixth-grader Norman uses hard work and humor to learn to live with his disability and to succeed at baseball, art, and other activities.
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2006
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780805079005
0805079009
9781428702240
1428702245
Call Number: jF AUCH
Characteristics: 248 p. ; 22 cm
Alternative Title: 1 handed catch

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After losing his hand in an accident, baseball, school, and life will never be the same for Norman. 5th-8th grade.


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Oct 23, 2012

Happy ending. Fast paced. Doesn't dwell on disaster or depression. Cheerful community.
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Oct 23, 2012

Based partly on the author's husband. 11 year-old boy in 1946 loses his left hand in a meat grinder accident. Spends a year adjusting, learning to play baseball again. Mom pushes him hard, Dad is guilt-ridden.

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