Travel Team

Version: Unabridged
Author: Mike Lupica
Narrator: Oliver Wyman
Genres: Fiction, Teen
Publisher: Listening Library
Published In: October 2005
# of Units: 6 CDs
Length: 7 hours, 6 minutes
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Twelve-year-old Danny Walker may be the smallest kid on the basketball court--but don't tell him that. Because no one plays with more heart or court sense. But none of that matters when he is cut from his local travel team, the very same team his father led to national prominence as a boy. Danny's father, still smarting from his own troubles, knows Danny isn't the only kid who was cut for the wrong reason, and together, this washed-up former player and a bunch of never-say-die kids prove that the heart simply cannot be measured.

Reviews (3)

Kids Novel for Adults

Written by Brian Gleason on July 13th, 2008

  • Book Rating: 4/5

It is a story kids could read and Adults can enjoy. This can be shared for a long ride to the Baseball Hall of Fame. The whole family can listen and enjoy. You will want more from Lupica, he is excellent!

Enjoyable but Predictable...

Written by Trina Fleming on June 12th, 2006

  • Book Rating: 4/5

I enjoyed this selection, but the story is rather predictable. Good listen for a long drive.

Travel Team

Written by Paula from Murphys, CA on December 28th, 2005

  • Book Rating: 5/5

This was a great story - very well worth "hearing"! Has a lot of things to teach!

Author Details

Author Details

Lupica, Mike

Mike Lupica is the author of five novels and several works of nonfiction, including Summer of '98 and Mad as Hell. His columns for the New York Daily News are syndicated nationwide, and he is a regular on ESPN's The Sports Reporters.