“Rabbit” Labelle, the charismatic and improbable football star of Offside and unlikely basketball player in Offensive Foul, continues his high school sports journey in Bottom of the Ninth.
While struggling to secure his place on the team, Rabbit battles family discord, reels from current events that shake the country, and stands up for his principles in the face of adversity.
The impact of his choices will affect everyone around him.
“Hendrickson personalizes history with unforgettable characters.”
— Jewell Parker Rhodes
author of Ninth Ward, a Coretta Scott King Honor book