Book List: #mylife: Teen Stories of & About People Living With Physical & Emotional Obstacles, Award Winning Teen Fiction
Published by: Katherine Tegan
Author: Mindy McGinnis
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Winner 2020 Top Ten Best Fiction for Young Adults (YALSA)
When a car crash sidelines Mickey just before softball season, she has to find a way to hold on to her spot as the catcher for a team expected to make a historic tournament run. Behind the plate is the only place she’s ever felt comfortable, and the painkillers she’s been prescribed can help her get there.
The pills do more than take away pain; they make her feel good.
With a new circle of friends—fellow injured athletes, others with just time to kill—Mickey finds peaceful acceptance, and people with whom words come easily, even if it is just the pills loosening her tongue.
But as the pressure to be Mickey Catalan heightens, her need increases, and it becomes less about pain and more about want, something that could send her spiraling out of control.
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