Basketball Camp Champ

Basketball Camp Champ

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Overview

After only ever playing pick-up games, Ana Ramirez is excited to attend a basketball summer camp where she'll play on a real team with real teammates. But when the coach says they'll use something called "zone defense," the shooting guard feels totally lost and starts to doubt her skills. Can Ana get out of her comfort zone and ask for help? Combining a dramatic sports story with a dynamic full-color comic format, this Jake Maddox Graphic Novel is sure to be a win for any young reader.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781496584540
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 02/01/2020
Series: Jake Maddox Graphic Novels
Pages: 72
Sales rank: 322,501
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: GN540L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Who is Jake Maddox? Athlete, author, world-traveler – or all three? He has surfed in Hawaii, scuba-dived in Australia, and climbed the mountains of Peru and Alaska. His books range from the most popular team sports to outdoor activities to survival adventures and even to auto racing. His exploits have inspired numerous writers to walk in his footsteps – literally! Each of his stories is stamped with teamwork, fair play, and a strong sense of self-worth and discipline. Always a team-player, Maddox realizes it takes more than one man (or woman) to create a book good enough for a young reader. He hopes the lessons learned on the court, field, or arena and the champion sprinter pace of his books can motivate kids to become better athletes and lifelong readers.

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Continuation of the popular and best-selling Jake Maddox Graphic Novels series; High-energy sports stories combined with action-packed comics is perfect for reluctant or struggling readers; Diverse teen protagonists appeals to a broad range of readers; Connects comics to the curriculum with included visual literacy discussion questions and writing prompts aimed at critically engaging students.

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