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Hoops
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Published:
New York : Laurel-Leaf, 2008, c1981.
Physical Desc:
183 pages ; 18 cm.
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 4.6 - AR Pts: 7
Lexile measure:
740L
Status:
1 copy, 1 person is on the wait list.
Description

A teenage basketball player from Harlem is befriended by a former professional player who, after being forced to quit because of a point shaving scandal, hopes to prevent other young athletes from repeating his mistake. Lonnie plays basketball in spite of his coach, a has-been named Cal. Followed by The Outside Shot (1987). All eyes are on seventeen-year-old Lonnie Jackson while he practices with his team for a city-wide basketball Tournament of Champions. His coach, Cal, knows Lonnie has what it takes to be a pro-basketball player, but warns him about giving in to the pressure. Cal knows because he, too, once had the chance--but sold out. As the Tournament nears, Lonnie learns that some heavy bettors want Cal to keep him on the bench so that the team will lose the championship. As the last seconds of the game tick away Lonnie and Cal must make a decision. Are they eilling to blow the chance of a lifetime?

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Fair Oaks Teen Area
TEEN FICTION Myers, W.
Due Jul 6, 2022
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Format:
Book
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780440938842 :, 0440938848 :, 9780881038651, 0881038652, 9780307976116, 0307976114, 0385281420 :, 0440037077
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 4.6, 7 Points
Lexile measure:
740

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General Note
"Laurel-Leaf books."
Description
A teenage basketball player from Harlem is befriended by a former professional player who, after being forced to quit because of a point shaving scandal, hopes to prevent other young athletes from repeating his mistake. Lonnie plays basketball in spite of his coach, a has-been named Cal. Followed by The Outside Shot (1987). All eyes are on seventeen-year-old Lonnie Jackson while he practices with his team for a city-wide basketball Tournament of Champions. His coach, Cal, knows Lonnie has what it takes to be a pro-basketball player, but warns him about giving in to the pressure. Cal knows because he, too, once had the chance--but sold out. As the Tournament nears, Lonnie learns that some heavy bettors want Cal to keep him on the bench so that the team will lose the championship. As the last seconds of the game tick away Lonnie and Cal must make a decision. Are they eilling to blow the chance of a lifetime?
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Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Myers, W. D. (20081981). Hoops. New York: Laurel-Leaf.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-. 20081981. Hoops. New York: Laurel-Leaf.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-, Hoops. New York: Laurel-Leaf, 20081981.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Myers, Walter Dean. Hoops. New York: Laurel-Leaf, 20081981. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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