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Fiction Ages 9-12
Pages: 0
Themes: basketball, prep school, sports, high school, professional sport, false advertisement, scams, success, hoop dreams, moral dilemma
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pub Date: 12/Apr/2016
Fry Reading Level: 4.5
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Basketball-crazy Jake Burnett is thrilled to be leaving home to attend prestigious Centerville Prep. It’s an opportunity to pursue his hoop dreams at the highest level. But things aren’t quite as advertised at his new school, and Jake soon finds himself struggling both on and off the court. At first, Jake is determined to play harder and ignore the warning signs. Until he discovers that his new head coach is a scam artist, putting kids at risk for his own gain. Now Jake has a difficult choice to make—advance his basketball career or do the right thing.

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