|And Some RISE Above It is an authentically told, coming of age story about a boy
navigating the perils of growing up in foster care. With the unshakable love of his
grandmother and a tremendous passion for baseball, he finds meaning to his life,
inspiring him to reach goals he never believed were achievable.
Set in Seattle, Washington 1970 through 1990's, this book captures the essence of
friendship, family and falling in love for the first time. If you enjoyed The Blind Side,
Antwone Fisher Story, and The Sandlot, you will also enjoy And Some RISE Above It.
And Some RISE Above It has become a recommended read throughout the United States
and abroad, for those invested in changing the culture for children growing up in foster