Triple Threat

(Lorimer Sports Stories)

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Pub Date 15 Feb 2011 | Archive Date 31 May 2013
James Lorimer & Company, Lorimer Children & Teens

Description

Matthew Eagletail can't wait until his online friend John Salton flies from San Francisco to Bragg Creek, Alberta for a summer visit. John is almost as big a basketball fan as Matt is, and dreams of being the first coach in the NBA to use a wheelchair.

When Matt's sister Jazz tells them about the upcoming Rocky Mountain Summer Basketball League in Calgary, they decide immediately to get a team together. Unfortunately, so does Matt's archrival, John Beal. Soon the Bobcats and the Mean Machine are fighting it out on the court, determined to win by any means necessary. It's too close to call, until Matt and John get some crucial advice from an unexpected source.

Matthew Eagletail can't wait until his online friend John Salton flies from San Francisco to Bragg Creek, Alberta for a summer visit. John is almost as big a basketball fan as Matt is, and dreams of...


A Note From the Publisher

Award winner! Reprint now available! Original publication 2011.

Award winner! Reprint now available! Original publication 2011.


Advance Praise

Winner - American Indian Youth Literature Award for Best Middle School Book - 2012
"What makes this book readable is the constant reminder that games and sports should be fun...this little book has a positive message, which young people need to be taught and retaught."- CM Magazine
"A hard-hitting, action-packed story of competition on and off the basketball court. For sports enthusiasts, particularly basketball players, this is a great novel. For those of us just interested in a good story, author Jacqueline Guest provides enough off-court interest in her unique Thoreau family characters to capture the reader's interest."- Resource Links
"This thoughtful and action-packed novel will appeal to both boys and girls who like basketball. The book could also be used in classrooms to raise awareness of some of the mobility issues that people in wheelchairs face. Recommended."- Canadian Book Review Annual
Winner - American Indian Youth Literature Award for Best Middle School Book - 2012
"What makes this book readable is the constant reminder that games and sports should be fun...this little book has a...

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Hi/lo sports action novel aimed at reluctant readers ages 10-13

Hi/lo sports action novel aimed at reluctant readers ages 10-13


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