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Take Your Best Shot

4 for 4 (Volume 4)

John Coy

Square Fish

Middle school and life on and off the basketball court are what four friends deal with in this satisfying conclusion to the 4 for 4 series. Here are four very different boys dealing with family, friends, school, and sports, told in a believable and accessible style. John Coy writes sports stories that run deep, and this series scores more and more readers each season. You’ll win big fans in readers who like Mike Lupica, Chris Lynch, and Matt Christopher if you introduce them to the boys from 4 for 4.

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Take Your Best Shot
CHAPTER 1I'm having a terrible day.This morning, the bus driver drove off even though he could see me running to catch the bus. I had to ask Dad to give me a ride, and he was angry because he'd been telling me to hurry at breakfast.In math, Mr. Tedesco gave me detention for talking even though I was only telling my friend Quincy what the assignment was. Tedesco didn't listen to me and threatened to double the detention if I kept protesting.In the hall, a huge eighth grader slammed into me from behind and called me sixer trash and told me to watch where I was going.Then, in
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Praise for Take Your Best Shot

"This appealing story about friendships rings true ... Coy's fourth book in the '4 for 4' series nets a win."
--Children's Literature

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • John Coy

  • John Coy is the aware-winning author of picture books (including Night Driving, illustrated by Peter McCarty), young adult novels, and the 4 for 4 middle-grade series. He live in Minneapolis and travels to schools nationaly and internationally. Visit him online at www.johncoy.com.
  • John Coy
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Take Your Best Shot

4 for 4

John Coy

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Square Fish

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