Readers of action-adventures and mysteries, by Max Elliot Anderson, already know to look for unexpected twists and turns. So it is with his new short story, BIG FOOT. BIG FOOT appears with a group of sports short stories, for tweens and teens, published by Darby Creek Publishers. The title of this new book is LAY UPS and LONG SHOTS. Anderson's story shares the pages with children's authors Joseph Bruchac, Terry Trueman, David Lubar, Dorian Cirrone, CS Perryess, Jamie McEwan, and Peggy Duffy. Released on September 1, LAY UPS and LONG SHOTS has already received a nice review in Booklist. The book is also a Junior Library Guild selection. For more information, keep your eye on Max Elliot Anderson's blog, Books for Boys, at http://booksandboys.blogspot.com or contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org Max Elliot Anderson's other published works include NEWSPAPER CAPER, TERROR AT WOLF LAKE, NORTH WOODS POACHERS, MOUNTAIN CABIN MYSTERY, BIG RIG RUSTLERS, SECRET OF ABBOTT'S CAVE, & LEGEND OF THE WHITE WOLF. LAY UPS and LONG SHOTS can also be found on Amazon.com or in local book stores.