Playing Without The Ball

Release Date: August 13, 2002

“Rebounding with pleasures for YA readers of all types.” — Publishers Weekly, starred review

An  ALA Best Book for Young Adults
A Booklist Top 10 Youth Sports Book
A Carolyn Field Honor Book
A New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age

“The game action – so well-written that even church league takes on the tension of an NBA playoff – will carry the most reluctant reader into a deeper story of the struggle for identity and self acceptance. Wallace scores with this one. — Booklist