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Miracle on 49th Street

By Mike Lupica

Miracle on 49th Street
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  • Published in USA  Oct 2006,
    256 pages.
    Age range: Children


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Josh Cameron has it all: a World Championship ring with the Boston Celtics, an MVP award, a clean-cut image, and the adoration of millions. What he doesn’t have is family. Until the day 12-year-old smartaleck Molly Parker confronts him in a parking lot and claims to be his daughter - the only daughter of Jen Parker, Josh’s college sweetheart and the still the only girl he’s ever loved. Trouble is, Jen Parker died last year, and now Molly has tracked down the father she never knew, the one her mother never wanted her to know about.

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"A winning novel, creating a realistic character in Molly by authentically capturing both her fragility and pluck." - Booklist
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Rated 5 of 5 of 5 by Gracie
a good book
I loved the book. It was amazing.

Rated 5 of 5 of 5 by Grace
Great book: Miracle on 49th Street
This is definitely one of the top five books that I have ever read. All of the characters in it are awesome! The girl (Molly Parker) acts exactly how I imagine someone in her situation acting. If there were a 100 rating, I would definitely give it to this book.

Rated 5 of 5 of 5 by Rebeccah
great!
I thought this book was very good.

Rated 5 of 5 of 5 by damien
best book ever
This book is a sad and happy ending type. I hope you all enjoy it.

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Mike Lupica Author Biography

Mike Lupica (b. 1952) is one of the best-known and widely read sports columnists in the United States. He began his newspaper career with the New York Post in 1975, at the age of 23, covering the New York Knicks. In 1977, he became the youngest columnist ever at a New York paper with the Daily News, where he currently writes four syndicated columns a week. He has also worked for New York Newsday and The National. Since 1987, Lupica has written "The Sporting Life" column for Esquire magazine. His work has also appeared in Sport magazine, World Tennis, Tennis, Golf Digest, Playboy, Sports Illustrated and Parade. Lupica is also a regular on ESPN's Sunday morning show, "The Sports Reporters."

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