He loves basketball and wants nothing more than to play on the court with his team. So, hoping to get more playing time, he asks his friend Greta, the high-scoring star of the girls' team, for help with his shooting skills.
But surprisingly, it's Greta's mom—a former basketball player who never even scored a basket—who helps change Chris's strategy. Can he finally become a success on the court?
This action-packed story shows how determination, strategy, and innovation can change the way you play. Check out the afterword for more stories of real-life basketball players.
About the Author
Fred Bowen was a Little Leaguer who loved to read and is still a lifelong sports fanatic. He is the author of the action-packed Fred Bowen Sports Story series, currently totaling more than twenty titles. For thirteen years, Bowen coached kids' baseball and basketball teams. He has also written a weekly sports column for kids in the Washington Post since 2000. He was a lawyer for many years before retiring to become a full-time children's book author.Bowen lives in Silver Spring, Maryland, with his wife Peggy Jackson. They have two grown children.
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