The Basket Counts

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Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, Dec 19, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 125 pages
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On-court hostility threatens Mel's place on the team Mel Jensen is new to the Titans basketball team, but he knows he could be a vital part of the starting lineup-if only two other players would give him a chance to show his stuff. But Caskie and Stoney seem bent on ignoring him, and Mel knows it's because he's black. Should Mel fight fire with fire, or should he try to get along, if only for the sake of the team?
 

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User Review  - astinchavez - LibraryThing

this book is about a boy who is really struggling with the game of basketball. With a little help and encouragement from his friends and coach he is able to step his game up and play some serious ball. The book is written like a schedule plan in unique format. Read full review

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User Review  - nzfj - LibraryThing

Library Thing Part D #5 Realistic Fiction Popular Christopher, Matt, and Karen Meyer. The Basket Counts. Boston: Little, Brown, 1991. Print. Even though this title was written in 1968, it is still ... Read full review

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Matt Christopher
The 1 Sports Series For Kids MATT CHRISTOPHER
THE BASKET COUNTS

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Matt Christopher is the best selling name behind more than 100 sports-themed books for young readers.

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