Centerville (Orca Sports) (Paperback)

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Basketball-crazy Jake Burnett is thrilled to be leaving home to attend the prestigious Centerville Prep.

It's an opportunity to pursue his hoop dreams at the highest level. But things aren't quite as advertised at his new school, and Jake soon finds himself struggling both on and off the court. At first, Jake is determined to play harder and ignore the warning signs. Until he discovers that his new head coach is a scam artist, putting kids at risk for his own gain. Now Jake has a difficult choice to make--advance his basketball career or do the right thing.

This short novel is a high-interest, low-reading level book for middle-grade readers who are building reading skills, want a quick read or say they don't like to read

About the Author

Jeff Rud was a print journalist in western Canada for twenty-eight years, twenty as a sports writer. He is currently executive director of strategy and communications in British Columbia's Office of the Representative for Children and Youth. This is Jeff's eleventh book and his third novel in the Orca Sports series. He lives in Victoria, British Columbia, with his wife, Lana, and likes to coach high-school basketball in his spare time.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781459810310
ISBN-10: 1459810317
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Publication Date: April 12th, 2016
Pages: 176
Language: English
Series: Orca Sports