The Meat in the Sandwich Author:Alice Bach Ten year old Mike dreamed of being special, a star athelete, another Bobby Orr. But, with an older sister and a younger sister to cramp his style he felt caught in the dull middle. When Kip Stalter, a super jock, moves next door all that changes. Kip pushes Mike to play soccer with him, great soccer. Looked up to by his fellow students Mike begi... more »ns to think of himself as A-#1 person, not the kid in the middle, but the meat in the sandwich. But hockey season brings an end to the winning combination and everything changes again for Mike.
Alice Bach explores the various kinds of victory and competion that exists in and out of sports.« less