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Fiction Ages 9-12
Pages: 192
Themes: ghost, courage, basketball, death/grieving, sports team dynamics, bullying
Publisher: Coteau Books
Pub Date: 01/Apr/2015
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Summer has just been made captain of her basketball team when her coach is “lost” in a plane crash. Returning to school, Summer discovers:
a) The most popular all-star player’s step-dad is now the coach, and he’s a jerk.
b) The team’s already conspiring to lump Summer in with the team loser.
c) She can see the woeful ghost of Coach Nola whenever she plays ball.
Unsurprisingly, it becomes the team’s worst season ever. If the ghost is trying to help, Summer’s failing her miserably! Running out of ideas and facing blocks at every play, can Summer turn her team around?

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