Long Shot: With 5 seconds lift on the clock, the team is down by 1... Can Laurie make the shot? [NOOK Book]

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A New Town, a New School, a New Team—Can Laurie Emerge a Winner?

When eleven-year-old Laurie Bird Preston learns her dad has accepted a job in another town, she’s disappointed and angry. Not only will Laurie be leaving her best friend, Christy, and her position on the middle school basketball team, but she'll also have to make new friends in a new school and play for a new basketball team. To complicate matters, her dad’s the new girls’ ...
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Long Shot: With 5 seconds lift on the clock, the team is down by 1... Can Laurie make the shot?

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Overview

A New Town, a New School, a New Team—Can Laurie Emerge a Winner?

When eleven-year-old Laurie Bird Preston learns her dad has accepted a job in another town, she’s disappointed and angry. Not only will Laurie be leaving her best friend, Christy, and her position on the middle school basketball team, but she'll also have to make new friends in a new school and play for a new basketball team. To complicate matters, her dad’s the new girls’ basketball coach, and the team is made up of girls who aren’t exactly team players or even athletes. But with time, understanding, and help from a quirky kid named Howard, Laurie discovers that being happy in her new home and with her new team might not be such a long shot.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781451679724
  • Publisher: Meadowbrook
  • Publication date: 7/10/2012
  • Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Original
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 662,063
  • Age range: 7 - 13 Years
  • File size: 682 KB

Meet the Author

Timothy Tocher lives in the Hudson Valley of New York State with his wife, Judy. His stories have appeared in Girls to the Rescue, Books #6 and #7, Newfangled Fairy Tales, Books #1 and #2, and Cricket magazine. His humorous poems have been published in Kids Pick the Funniest Poems and No More Homework! No More Tests!
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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 10, 2004

    Great Book

    This book was great! Timothy Tocher was my 3rd grade teacher. This book is about a girl who moves to another school and does not wnat to move. She is really good at basket ball. Alot of good stuff happens during this time.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 3, 2012

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    I loce this book! Keep on writing

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 28, 2012

    Sorry

    Sorry about the 1 below i mean first on second

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