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Jermaine Parker is a budding basketball star who resides in the slums of Miami. Despite his troubled environment, he's determined to earn a basketball scholarship and escape being another crime statistic in his city. As he chases his dream, he gets more than he can imagine. Jermaine learns the hard way that with success comes pain. Will he survive life's hard lessons or be ...more
Paperback, 242 pages
Published January 19th 2012
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May 20, 2012 OOSA rated it really liked it
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Jermaine Parker has hoop dreams. Unfortunately, in his neighborhood the majority of the males are desperately trying to be hood stars, with hopes of whipping big wheels and packing long money. While Jermaine sees the benefits of hustling, he is also more determined than ever to beat the odds.

His dad died when he was young. His mom remarried, and Jermaine and his stepfather don’t have a good relationship. In fact, it’s pretty volatile. Jermaine finds himself in-between his coach’s and hi
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Clary Ingram is a unique talent, who began her journey of writing at the age of 12. Inspired by writers such as James Baldwin, Ralph Ellison, John Singleton . . . she writes with an undeniable passion to transcend her audience into a whole new world. She is compelled to write storylines that shouts to readers in a courageous voice in attempt to cultivate change. Clary encourages knowledge and self ...more
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