Betty Hicks





Betty Hicks



Betty Hicks has drawn on her experience and love for sports in Gym Shorts, her new series for seven to ten year-olds. Growing up, Betty enjoyed everything: basketball, swimming, softball, horseback riding, field hockey, ice skating, tennis, skiing, and more. As an adult, she’s an avid fan of college basketball and the Olympic Games, and, an average fan of just about everything else you can think of.

In Gym Shorts, Betty welcomed the opportunity to provide younger readers with books about different types of athletics—basketball, soccer, swimming, baseball, track, tennis—you name it! But she especially wanted to write books that weren’t just about the wins and losses on game day. Friendships, fears, school, parents, pets, homework—all the thin
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Average rating: 3.69 · 681 ratings · 154 reviews · 19 distinct works · Similar authors
The Worm Whisperer

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3.80 avg rating — 208 ratings — published 2013 — 4 editions
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Out of Order

3.73 avg rating — 193 ratings — published 2005 — 6 editions
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Basketball Bats

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3.58 avg rating — 52 ratings — published 2008 — 3 editions
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Swimming with Sharks

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3.85 avg rating — 40 ratings — published 2008 — 3 editions
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Get Real

3.30 avg rating — 37 ratings — published 2006 — 2 editions
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Goof-Off Goalie

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3.56 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 2008 — 3 editions
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Track Attack

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3.52 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 2009 — 3 editions
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Busted!

3.94 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 2004 — 4 editions
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Scaredy-Cat Catcher

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3.53 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 2009 — 3 editions
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Animal House and Iz

3.75 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2003 — 2 editions
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Basketball Bats Goof-Off Goalie Swimming with Sharks Scaredy-Cat Catcher Track Attack Doubles Troubles
Gym Shorts (6 books)
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