Triple Threat

SKU: 9781552776902

Author:
Jacqueline Guest
Book Type:
Paperback
Pages:
168
Publisher:
James Lorimer & Company Ltd.
Copyright Data:
2011

Price:
Sale price$12.95

Description

Triple Threat by Jacqueline Guest features a basketball theme along side a blended family, and the sport of wheelchair basketball. The main character is Matt Eagletail, a 13-year-old First Nation boy, who lives in Calgary with his mother, and stepfather, who is white, and his five stepsisters. Matt spends his time on the court and online with his friend Free Throw, who is a wheelchair athlete who coaches basketball. The pair meets one summer and together they build a basketball team of neighbourhood boys and girls. The storyline features bullying, discrimination against wheelchair athletes and girls, racism, and tolerance. Ideal for students interested in sports; grades four to eight. 2012 American Indian Youth Literature Award Winner. Reading Level: 5.0; ATOS Reading Level: 5.5. Intermediate Spring 2012. FNCR 2013

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