WorldCat Identities

Lupica, Mike

Overview
Works: 104 works in 493 publications in 2 languages and 71,456 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Baseball stories  Football stories  Soccer stories  Basketball stories  Sports stories 
Roles: Author, Scenarist
Classifications: PS3562.U59, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Mike Lupica
 
Most widely held works by Mike Lupica
Heat by Mike Lupica( Book )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 5,507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pitching prodigy Michael Arroyo is on the run from social services after being banned from playing Little League baseball because rival coaches doubt he is only twelve years old and he has no parents to offer them proof
Million-dollar throw by Mike Lupica( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 4,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighth-grade star quarterback Nate Brodie's family is feeling the stress of the troubled economy, and Nate is frantic because his best friend Abby is going blind, so when he gets a chance to win a million dollars if he can complete a pass during the halftime of a New England Patriot's game, he is nearly overwhelmed by the pressure to succeed
The big field by Mike Lupica( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 3,973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When fourteen-year-old baseball player Hutch feels threatened by the arrival of a new teammate named Darryl, he tries to work through his insecurities about both Darryl and his remote and silent father, who was once a great ballplayer too
Travel team by Mike Lupica( Book )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After he is cut from his travel basketball team--the very same team that his father once led to national prominence--twelve-year-old Danny Walker forms his own team of cast-offs that might have a shot at victory
Summer ball by Mike Lupica( Book )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 3,852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Danny must prove himself all over again for a disapproving coach and against new rivals at a summer basketball camp
The batboy by Mike Lupica( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 3,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even though his mother feels baseball ruined her marriage to his father, she allows fourteen-year-old Brian to become a bat boy for the Detroit Tigers, who have just drafted his favorite player back onto the team
Two-minute drill by Mike Lupica( Book )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 2,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brainy Scott, a great kicker who otherwise struggles with football, and star quarterback Chris, who has dyslexia, team up to help each other succeed in both football and school
Miracle on 49th Street by Mike Lupica( Book )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 1,968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her mother's death, twelve-year-old Molly learns that her father is a basketball star for the Boston Celtics
Hero by Mike Lupica( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 1,854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen-year-old Zach learns he has the same special abilities as his father, who was the President's globe-trotting troubleshooter until "the Bads" killed him, and now Zach must decide whether to use his powers in the same way at the risk of his own life
Hot hand by Mike Lupica( Book )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 1,787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the wake of his parents' separation, ten-year-old Billy seems to have continual conflicts with his father, who is also his basketball coach, but his quiet, younger brother Ben, a piano prodigy, is having even more trouble adjusting, and only Billy seems to notice
The underdogs by Mike Lupica( Book )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Small but fast twelve-year-old Will Tyler, an avid football player in the down-and-out town of Forbes, Pennsylvania, takes matters into his own hands to try and finance the city's football team, giving the whole community hope in the process
Game changers by Mike Lupica( Book )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the coach's son, Shawn O'Brien, is chosen to play quarterback, eleven-year-old Ben McBain is not surprised--but when he tries to be a good teammate and help the inconsistent Shawn, he is startled to learn that his new friend does not really want theposition
Safe at home : a Comeback Kids novel by Mike Lupica( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Playing baseball was the one thing that made twelve-year-old Nick Crandall feel at home until he found acceptance with adoptive parents, but he faces a new struggle to fit in when he becomes the first seventh-grader ever to make the varsity baseball team
Long shot : a comeback kids novel by Mike Lupica( Book )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pedro, an avid basketball player, decides to run for class president, challenging a teammate who is also one of the most popular boys in school
Fantasy league by Mike Lupica( Book )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Los Angeles, twelve-year-old Charlie's skill at fantasy football gains the attention of both the local media and the owner of a professional football team
True legend by Mike Lupica( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen-year-old Drew "True" Robinson loves being the best point-guard prospect in high school basketball, but learns the consequences of fame through a former player, as well as through the man who expects to be his manager when True reaches the NBA
Shoot-out : a Comeback Kids novel by Mike Lupica( Book )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Jake must leave his championship soccer team to play on a team with a losing record when his family moves to a neighboring town
QB 1 by Mike Lupica( Book )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jake Cullen, fourteen, lives in the shadows of his father and older brother until he becomes the starting quarterback for the high school football team and finally has his chance to shine
The only game : a Home Team novel by Mike Lupica( Book )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixth grade is supposed to be the year that Jack Callahan would lead his team to a record-shattering season and the Little League World Series, but after the death of his brother he loses interest in baseball and only Cassie, star of the girls' softball team, seems to understand
Play makers by Mike Lupica( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Still living large off their incredible football championship win just weeks before, Ben McBain and his crew must now prepare for basketball season. Ben is known as the best point guard throughout the league. And now that Shawn O'Brien has joined their team, they are a shoo-in to win it all. But there is a new kid in town, Chase Braggs, a point guard like Ben who seems to be better, stronger, and faster. Refusing to let his team down, Ben hits the courts hard to practice. Ben's rivalry with Chase seems to take the fun out of playing ball with his best friends. Will Ben be able to pull it together for his team and for himself?
 
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Alternative Names
Mike Lupica American sportswriter, children's writer

Mike Lupica Amerikaans kinderboekenschrijver

マイク・ルピカ

ルピカ, マイク

Languages
English (190)

Japanese (2)

Covers
Million-dollar throwThe big fieldTravel teamSummer ballThe batboyTwo-minute drillMiracle on 49th StreetHero