Looking for some basketball action? Check out this Sports Story Series book from Washington Post KidsPost columnist and author Fred Bowen – perfect for fans of Mike Lupica and Tim Green.
Chris is tired of being a benchwarmer. 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?
Author Fred Bowen shows how determination, strategy, and innovation can change the way you play. Check out the afterword for more stories of real-life basketball players.
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