Hot Summer Reads
Martin desperately wants to prove himself to his teammates on the Tigers baseball team, but he hasn't made much of an impression yet. Then an older boy named Barry Welton gives him an old bat, and suddenly Martin feels like a winner.
Something very strange is happening in Vermont. It's not the Game of Sunken Places — Brian and Gregory have been through that before, and there's not supposed to be another Game until they say there's a Game. Still, when they go to visit a relative in the Vermont woods, they find many things are...well, off.