Book Summary: Summer Ball

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Summer Ball also includes literary devices, theme, and connections throughout the story. An example of simile was when Coach Powers compared Danny to a Soccer player while he was running. This was significant because Coach disliked Danny in a way and thought he should play soccer. An example of a metaphor is when the text said “This time danny ran like he was in the last leg of those olympic relays.” The author used this to express how fast Danny was running. The main theme in this story is, coming of age. As Danny grows up throughout the book his skills for basketball change and he understands more about the game. Also Danny’s hope is to grow taller, because most of the kids he knows are taller than him. A text to self connection would be
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