All Star

All Star

Graphic Novel - 2014
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As the summer of 1998 nears, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa are racing each other to break the home-run record, Bill Clinton is being questioned about a certain Monica Lewinsky, Semisonic's 'Closing Time' is top of the charts and Carl Carter is leading the Elizabeth Monarchs of rural Vermont to the state championship his senior year. The world is Carl's oyster: a full scholarship to the University of Maine awaits, going pro after college isn't out of the question and he's so good he can do whatever he wants - until, that is, he makes one very arrogant mistake.
Publisher: New York, NY : NBM Publishing, 2014
ISBN: 9781561638352
1561638358
Branch Call Number: 741.5973 L847A 2014
Characteristics: 179 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 23 cm

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Laura_X Dec 29, 2015

Life is easy and perfect until high school baseball star, Carl Carter, makes one massive mistake. This is a coming-of-age comic about choosing to live for yourself or to satisfy other people's perceptions. You'll quickly be engaged in this thought-provoking look at student life.

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ReadingRainBro
Oct 13, 2015

I like baseball, but the content limits its audience. The art is okay, but the story was lackluster.

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