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Slam Dunk

Kingfisher

Talented thirteen-year-old Ashlee Carson is the Tribeca Saints' topscoring point guard. Ashlee is smart, too, but her mom worries that basketball is going to get in the way of her bright academic future. Ashlee will do anything for a chance to win a place on the National Youth basketball team -- even if it means defying her mother and enlisting the help of her estranged father, a former professional basketball player. This gripping story, with plenty of drama both on and off the court, will appeal to any young basketball fan.

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Chapter One
<p
Ashlee ran, weaved, and jumped. She flipped the ball toward the hoop from
the three-point line. Swish!
<p
Tribeca Saints 31, SoHo Panthers 28 in the NYC Community League.
<p
"Go, Saints! Go, Saints!" the fans yelled.
<p
Five minutes to go to the end of the game, and the Saints were edging
ahead. But the Panthers had the ball; they were dribbling up the court—
Ashlee fell back to defend.
<p
"Yeah, Ashlee!" the Saints fans cried as she stole the ball back. She dribbled
smoothly past half court, faked

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Children's Literature
In Ashlee, King creates a likeable and sympathetic character.
Children's Literature
In Ashlee, King creates a likeable and sympathetic character.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Donna King is the alter ego of Jenny Oldfield, a best-selling author of children's series fiction, including the Horses of Half-Moon Ranch series. More than one million copies of her books have been sold around the world.
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