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On the Devil's Court (Pendragon Cycle)

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Publisher Comments:

"A clever blend of family conflict, superstition, and exciting sports action. Adolescent readers will empathize with the mind games Joe plays as he struggles for...independence; teachers will delight in the literary references...and librarians will praise this fine addition to sports fiction." -School Library Journal

Synopsis:

Struggling with his feelings of inadequacy and his failure to make the basketball team in his new school, 17-year-old Joe Faust finds himself willing to trade his soul for one perfect season of basketball.

About the Author

Carl Deuker is described as “a rising young star in psychological sports fiction” by Jim Trelease in The Read-Aloud Handbook. He is the author of three sports novels, On the Devil's Court, Heart of a Champion, and Painting the Black, all of which were selected as ALA Best Books for Young Adults.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780380708796
Author:
Deuker, Carl
Publisher:
HarperTeen
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Boys / Men
Subject:
Boys
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Subject:
Basketball
Subject:
Self-acceptance
Subject:
Juveniles
Subject:
Self-acceptance -- Fiction.
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series:
Pendragon Cycle
Series Volume:
no. 65
Publication Date:
19910901
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Children/juvenile
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
6.88x4.18x.71 in. .28 lbs.
Age Level:
from 12

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