What Is Mike Lupica's Book "Travel Team" About?


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Mike Lupica's book "Travel Team" is about a 12-year-old named Danny Walker whose life dream has been to succeed at basketball like his dad, a former professional player. The problem is that he is deemed by a travel team coach to be too small to make the team.

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The team is the same one for which Danny's dad played, and Danny is devastated when his dream seems to be crumbling. Danny's dad suggests beginning a new travel team. Despite a number of obstacles, this new team takes shape with his dad as its coach. Published in 2004, Mike Lupica used his own son's experience as his inspiration for the book.

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