• Pages:176
  • Publisher:Orca Book Publishers
  • Series: Orca Sports
  • Themes:sports, athlete, action, contemporary fiction, basketball
  • Available:03/01/2008
  • Age Groups:Fiction Ages 9-12
  • Reading Level:4
  • Lexile:HL670L
  • ATOS:4.7
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Fifteen-year-old Kyle Evans has been a jock for years—a triple-threat basketball player who can dribble, pass or shoot with considerable skill.

But once he decides to try out for the school musical production at Sainsbury High, Kyle finds there is much more to life than hightops and hookshots. Conflicting priorities cause problems between Kyle and his coaches, teachers, teammates and friends. And when his buddy Lukas becomes the target of homophobic hatred, Kyle is left with some difficult choices to make.

Rated "excellent"
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