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Tap Out

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*2013 YALSA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Readers*
*Booklist Top 10 Sports Book for Youth: 2013 selection*
Seventeen-year-old Tony Antioch lives in Pleasant Meadows, a trailer park where questions aren't asked since everyone already knows the answers from their own experience. He dreams of rescuing his mother from her constant stream of abusive boyfriends but in reality can barely duck the punches that are aimed at himself.
When Tony is coerced into joining his friend Rob's Mixed Martial Arts class, he is surprised to find that he has a talent that he actually wants to develop. But with a meth-dealing biker gang that is hungry for recruits and a vicious cycle of poverty and violence that precedes him, Tony is going to need a lot more than blood and guts to find a way out.
Gritty, powerful, and unapologetic, Tap Out explores what it takes to stay true to oneself and the consequences of the choices made along the way in order to do so.

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Paperback Editions

September 2012 : USA Paperback

Title: Tap Out
Author(s): Eric Devine
ISBN: 0-7624-4569-6 / 978-0-7624-4569-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Running Press Kids
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

September 2012 : USA, Canada Kindle edition

Title: Tap Out
Author(s): Eric Devine
Publisher: Running Press Kids
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA