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Mike Lupica
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Danny Walker

Danny Walker is a 13-year-old boy who lives in a small town on Long Island. Basketball is his life and even though he is considerably shorter than any of his friends, he has always been a star player, including on a travel team that won the national championship in their age group. During the summer following his 8th grade year, Danny and his best friends attend an elite basketball camp in Maine where he hopes to prove to himself and others that, despite his height, he can continue to excel against much taller players.

Soon after arriving at camp, Danny meets the people who will shape his experience there. His coach, Ed Powers, seems to take an immediate dislike to him, and it doesn't help matters when Danny's game falls apart. Over the course of the summer, Danny has to try to gain the coach's respect, as...

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