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Slice of heaven / Des O'Leary.

By: O'Leary, D. J. (Desmond J.).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Wellington, New Zealand : Submarine, [2018]Copyright date: ©2018Description: 272 pages ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780995109247; 0995109249.Subject(s): Softball -- Fiction | High school students -- Fiction | Young adult fiction, New Zealand | South Auckland (N.Z.) -- FictionDDC classification: NZ823.3 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"-- Back cover.
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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 theyre in after-school detention theres an emergency. Another schools 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 dont 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 its lived in South Auckland.

Novel for young adults.

"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"-- Back cover.