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Basketball Bats

By Betty Hicks

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Henry and his basketball teammates, the Bats, take on the Tigers, and Henry learns a lesson about working as a team, in the first title of the author's slam-dunk series for newly independent readers. 25,000 first printing.
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Two of the author's action-packed chapter books from the Gym Shorts series are combined into one volume, in which Henry helps Goose train for his soccer goalie tryout and the friends aspire to take their basketball prowess to a different level. Original.
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(Gym Shorts). All Goose really wants is to become a star goalie like the World Cup players on TV. There is only one big problem: Goose is so busy day-dreaming all day that he can't get around to stopping the ball. But with Henry's training, Goose hopes to go from goof-off to goalie. Then the plan hits a snag when Henry gets grounded. Can Goose think of a new plan to get his friend out of trouble? Or will being a goalie turn out to be more important? In the second book of the hilarious and action-filled Gym Shorts series, the energy of the gym are packed into short novels for kids new to reading. (Ages 7-10).
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Henry wants to win the doubles tennis trophy more than anything. He knows he's good enough, but he's not sure his partner Rocky is. The advantage goes to new readers as they follow Henry as he helps Rocky train and, at the same time, works on his history project. Can Henry serve up an ace on and off the court?
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Out of Order

By Betty Hicks

Our Price: $9.00
Four youngsters, ages nine to fifteen, narrate one side of the story of their newly blended family's adjustment, interwoven with grief and loss.
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Out of Order

By Betty Hicks

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Examines the difficulties involved in blending families as the oldest child suddenly becomes the middle child when her parent gets married and the stepchildren move in to the house. By the author of Busted! Reprint.
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Scaredy-Cat Catcher

By Betty Hicks

Our Price: $16.95
After having his arm broken by a runner, catcher Rocky--who used to be the best catcher in the league--develops a reflex that keeps him from tagging the runner.
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(Gym Shorts; #3). A short novel of young Rita's involvement in the world of competitive swimming. (Ages: 7-10).
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The Worm Whisperer

By Betty Hicks

Our Price: $8.50
Ellison Ellis Coffey, a lonely fifth-grader, discovers he might have the special gift of talking to bugs and decides to use his ability to win his town's annual Woolly Worm Race.
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Track Attack

By Betty Hicks

Our Price: $7.50
(Gym Shorts). A young girl with aspirations to be a track star has to deal with pressures to compete and an overzealous father. (Ages: 7-10).
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