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Jay Hirtle is back in Rockets territory, and he's determined to help his former teammates win the basketball championship. But some of his teammates aren't very welcoming, including Colin, Jay's former best friend and last season's MVP. When Jay wins out in a close vote for team captain, Colin's behavior becomes even more hostile. Jay has to think of a way to fix their strained relationship—and the effect it has on the team's showing—even if it means giving up the captaincy.
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SYLVIA GUNNERY, an award-winning educator, lives at Crescent Beach, Nova Scotia, where she taught junior and senior high school. She is the author of Personal Best and Out of Bounds, a CCBC Best Bets Selection for Kids and Teens and Hackmatack Children’s Choice Book Award nominee.Review:
"Sylvia Gunnery is an experienced author who very capably fulfills the requirements for Lorimer's Sports Stories series. She supplies fast-paced action, character, and local colour. There is action on and off the court in Game Face. Not only does Gunnery describe the interaction and plays during practices, but the action climax of the book is a well-described first game of the season, with a complex and well-executed final winning play. As well, she deftly describes the interactions between Colin and Jay. Colin both snubs and attacks Jay, trying to encourage other students to accept his distrust and dislike of Jay, who had formerly been his friend. Many students will recognize Colin's bullying behaviour." Recommended (Rebecca King CM: Canadian Review of Materials 2013-06-14)
"Jay is a strong character . . . the basketball scenes, from practices to critical games, are excellent and will draw the intended readership into the book. The coaching is firm, goal oriented and upbeat while the basketball action itself is typical, fast paced down to the last second. That all of this can be accomplished while keeping the reading level at grade 3.4 is amazing."
Rated E, excellent, enduring, everyone should see it!(Joan Marshall Resource Links 2013-06-01)
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