Travel Team

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Travel Team is a young adult novel by columnist Mike Lupica, about a boy named Danny Walker who is cut from his travel basketball team because of his short stature, so his father Richie responds by forming a new travel team made up of players who were cut or did not try out.[1] The novel was a children's chapter book New York Times best seller for 3 months,[2][3] and was based in part on Lupica's experience when his son was cut from a basketball team.[1]


  1. ^ a b Dakss, Brian (2004-12-30). "Heartbreak Turned To Success". CBS News. Archived from the original on 2010-02-19. Retrieved 19 February 2010. 
  2. ^ Rubin, Charlie (2006-06-04). "'Heat,' by Mike Lupica". New York Times. Retrieved 19 February 2010. 
  3. ^ "CHILDREN'S BEST SELLERS: December 19, 2004". New York Times. 2004-12-19. Retrieved 19 February 2010.