What do you do when you're eleven years old, over six feet tall, and not only hate basketball? Alexander "Suitcase" Bingham really wants to know. He's sick and tired of being the last kid picked in gym class. He's sick and tired of not being the athletic son his daddy seems to want. Xander has had enough. Whatever it takes to show the gym rats he can beat them at their own game, he's determined to do.
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Although Walter maintains a buoyant tone, she also delivers some painful family truths in an authentically offhand way, such as when Xander's mother jokingly tells him that his father ""thinks you're lazy and don't want to ruin your long, slender artist's fingers."" Flavin's black-and-white drawi...| Read Full Review of Suitcase