WHALE TALK by Chris Crutcher
CAPELESS HERO CONQUERS UBERJOCKS
Football drenched sports town
Anti-jocks, pool-less swim team.
One boy shall lead them.
First person POV
Main character – TJ Jones – teenage boy
Setting – tumultuous times of the 1960s/1970s
Egotistical main character
Sports centered high school
Natural athlete spurning sports
Band of misfits