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Shooting Star

4.2  ·  Rating Details ·  5 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Jesse Christopher finds out that it's not easy being the new kid in school, no matter how well you play basketball. When discovered shooting hoops at a school playground by a high school coach, Jesse seems to be the missing piece to the puzzle for a team that aspires to win the Kentucky state championship. But Jesse faces an array of problems in his new environment as he ...more
Paperback, 278 pages
Published (first published April 5th 2011)
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Jun 28, 2011 Fran rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shooting Star

Author Michael Embry
Reviewed by Fran Lewis

Every teen’s dream is to become a star on the court, but not every one has the talent, the drive and the incentive like Jesse Christopher. Unassuming, polite, reserved, respectful and hoping to attend a high school that provides a good academic program which is primary to his mother, and an opportunity to shoot some hoops and play basketball, to his father, this young man seems to have what it takes to succeed. Observing him on the court bot
Juliette Townsend
Dec 25, 2011 Juliette Townsend rated it liked it
The thing I liked most about this novel is that it teaches moral lessons to kids and young adults that might be reading this. Jesse is a main character to admire. Read the rest of this review here:
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Jan 26, 2012 Mrs. Tongate rated it liked it
Kentucky author. Wish the talk was more like a high school student. Many of times the writing was too scripted and not what a teen would say.
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May 19, 2011 Michael rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
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Michael Embry is the author of seven novels, three nonfiction sports books, and a short-story collection. His latest novel is "Old Ways and New Days," published Oct. 1, 2015. You can "Like" him on Facebook at Kentucky author Michael Embry.
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