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Slice of heaven / Des O'Leary.

By: Material type: TextTextPublisher: Wellington, NZ : Submarine, an imprint of Mākaro Press, 2018Description: 272 pages ; 20 cmISBN:
  • 9780995109247
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Summary: "Life for Sione and his mates at Manawahe East High in South Auckland is pretty sweet - a slice of heaven. But one day when they’re in after-school detention there’s an emergency. Another school’s turned up for a softball game but the Manawahe junior boys team has gone awol. Sione, TJ, Hieu, Jordan and the rest are hurriedly pulled out of detention and onto the field to form a replacement team, with Leilani in charge of the equipment. The problem is none of them can play and they don’t really want to learn - at least not at first. Slice of Heaven is a novel about a bunch of young people surprised by sport that is pitch perfect, funny and packed with life as it’s lived in South Auckland."--Publisher's description.
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Teen Fiction Hāwera LibraryPlus Teen Teen Fiction OLEA (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available I2182006
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"Life for Sione and his mates at Manawahe East High in South Auckland is pretty sweet - a slice of heaven. But one day when they’re in after-school detention there’s an emergency. Another school’s turned up for a softball game but the Manawahe junior boys team has gone awol. Sione, TJ, Hieu, Jordan and the rest are hurriedly pulled out of detention and onto the field to form a replacement team, with Leilani in charge of the equipment. The problem is none of them can play and they don’t really want to learn - at least not at first. Slice of Heaven is a novel about a bunch of young people surprised by sport that is pitch perfect, funny and packed with life as it’s lived in South Auckland."--Publisher's description.

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