Joey Pigza Loses Control

Joey Pigza Loses Control

Audiobook CD - 2009
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Random House, Inc.
Joey Pigza really wants his six-week visit with his dad to count, to show him he's not as wired as he used to be, to show his dad how much he loves him. But Carter Pigza's not an easy guy to love. He's eager to make it up to Joey for past wrongs and to show him how to be a winner, to take control of his life. With his coaching, Joey's even learned how to pitch a baseball, and he's good at it. The trouble is, Joey's dad thinks taking control means giving up the things that keep Joey safe. And if he wants to please his dad, he's going to have to play by his rules, even when the rules don't make sense.

Baker & Taylor
After meeting his father for the first time in years, young Joey sees where he gets his wild nature, yet as the two spend quality time together, they realize that they can control their own behavior if they just focus and decide to get a grip without help from a doctor's prescription. A Newbery Honor Book. Read by the author. Book available.

Baker
& Taylor

Joey, who is still taking medication to keep him from getting too wired, goes to spend the summer with the hard-drinking father he has never known and tries to help the baseball team he coaches win the championship.

Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Listening Library, [2009]
Copyright Date: ℗2000
ISBN: 9780739381038
0739381032
Branch Call Number: J COMP DISC FICTION GANTO...J
Characteristics: digital,1.4 m/s
4 sound discs (3 hr., 50 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Alternative Title: Joey Pigza swallowed the key
Notes: Sequel to: Joey Pigza swallowed the key
Duration: 3:50:00
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