In the Clutch (Set of 4)It all comes down to this: The final buzzer. The bases loaded. The last chance to break a tie. In the Clutch hooks readers with a do-or-die moment from youth sports, then rewinds to show how the books’ young athletes found themselves needing to perform under pressure.
By Michelle L. BrownCarmen is a 12-year-old star striker for the Blue Dragons A Team, but when her best friend Destiny abandons the team to try theater, the Dragons need a new goalkeeper, stat. Carmen quickly learns her new position as keeper, but she struggles to deal with the changes in her friendship…
The Slugger’s Shadow
By Bob TempleAaron is a 12-year-old baseball phenom, but only when he’s playing in the field. At the plate, he struggles. Now, it’s the last inning of the last game of the season, and Aaron’s in the batter’s box, down by one with the bases loaded. Just as he steps up to…