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The Outside Shot Walter Dean Myers

The Outside Shot

Walter Dean Myers

Published
ISBN : 9780808586050
Hardcover
185 pages
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When Lonnie Jackson leaves Harlem for a basketball scholarship to a midwestern college, he know he must keep his head straight and his record clean. Thats the only way hell have a chance of making it to the pros someday.But his street smartsMoreWhen Lonnie Jackson leaves Harlem for a basketball scholarship to a midwestern college, he know he must keep his head straight and his record clean. Thats the only way hell have a chance of making it to the pros someday.But his street smarts havent prepared him for the pressures of tough classes, high-stakes college ball, and the temptation to fix games for local gamblers. Everyone plays by a whole new set of rules -- including Sherry, whos determined to be a track star. Her independence attracts Lonnie, but their on-again, off-again relationship is driving him crazy.Lonnie has one year to learn how to make it as a college man. Its his outside shot at a bright future. Does he have what it takes?