Hook Shot Hero A Nothin' but Net Sequel (Paperback)
|Author: Matt Christopher|
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|The sequel to "Nothin'' But Net." When Tim Daniels, now 14, returns to Camp Wickasaukee he serves as mentor to three rookie basketball players, continues to work on keeping his short stature from getting in his way, faces a bully, and gets help from NCAA player Dick Dunbar.|
From the Publisher:
Tim Daniels is back at Camp Wikasaukee with rest of the gang from Nothin' But Net, serving as a mentor to three young rookies, and he's got his hands full! He's still working on keeping his height from getting in the way of his game--he's shorter than most of the guys. Plus, he's got a bully on his hands, and he's got to find a way to inspire his campers. Good thing NCAA pro Dick Dunbar is there to help Tim with with a super-cool shot that gives him the confidence to make his mark at camp.
Packed with on the court action and useful lessons about the game, this is story that gets to the heart of what team sports are all about--and because it comes from Matt Christopher, young readers know they're getting the best sports writing on the shelf.
Matt Christopher was a semiprofessional baseball player until an injury permanently benched him. His first book, THE LUCKY BASEBALL BAT, was published in 1954. Christopher's specialty is writing children's books with a sports theme--not just limited to his personal specialty, baseball, but also football, hockey, basketball, and a variety of other sports. His more recent works, while still focusing on a sports theme, have also added elements of mystery, fantasy, and the supernatural.