Myers, Walter Dean 

Format: Paperback
Library Classification: Junior Fiction
BIC Subjects: Children's / Teenage fiction & true stories
Audience: Children/juvenile
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Imprint: Ember
Publication Date: 15/04/2012
Place of Publication: United States

 Synopsis  Information
"An ALA-YALSA Best Book for Young Adults "New Bonus Content: -Q&A with Walter Dean Myers-Q&A with screenwriter John Ballard-Teaser chapter from"On a Clear Day"-Excerpt from"145th Street "All eyes are on seventeen-year-old Lonnie Jackson while he practices with his team for a city-wide basketball Tournament of Champions. His coach, Cal, knows Lonnie has what it takes to be aprobasketballplayer, but warns him about giving in to the pressure. Cal knows because he, too, once had the chance but sold out. As thetournament nears, Lonnie learns that some heavy bettors want Cal to keep him on the bench so that the team will lose the championship. As the last seconds of the game tick away, Lonnie and Cal must make a decision. Are they willing to blow the chance of a lifetime?"