Courage on the Line

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Amelie has nightmares. She's a talented and well-liked player on her basketball team in Ottawa, but as a tournament game against her old school approaches she seems more and more frightened. Her teammates wonder why she left her last school in the middle of the year, and why she's reluctant to meet her old friends again. Amelie finds she must confront the past, for her own good and for that of the team. Courage on the Line shows how sport can provide the courage to face ...

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Overview

Amelie has nightmares. She's a talented and well-liked player on her basketball team in Ottawa, but as a tournament game against her old school approaches she seems more and more frightened. Her teammates wonder why she left her last school in the middle of the year, and why she's reluctant to meet her old friends again. Amelie finds she must confront the past, for her own good and for that of the team. Courage on the Line shows how sport can provide the courage to face violence, on the court and off.

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"The plot is fast-paced and easy to read.... This novel will help fill the void for readers who are searching for sports stories with great action and strong characters."
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"...a very moral book, and it offers good role models that support the main character in her difficulties.... With lots going on in the plot, a sensitive and sympathetic main character, and a good sense of the sports story... Recommended."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781550286496
  • Publisher: Lorimer, James & Company, Limited
  • Publication date: 1/1/1999
  • Series: Lorimer Sports Stories Series, #33
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 117
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • Lexile: 870L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.75 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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