Off the Bench (Fred Bowen Sports Story Series #25)
Family stories, Sports fiction
Synthetic audio, Automated braille
Chris wants to be a star scorer like his brother—so why does his coach keep him waiting on the bench?Chris comes from a sports-loving family. His brother is the star scorer on the high school team, and is being recruited… by Division 3 colleges. Chris longs to earn the same adulation, and he&’s a good scorer for his junior high team. But why won&’t his coach start him? He&’s better on defense than his rival, Carlos, and nearly as good a shooter. Soon Chris becomes obsessed with earning a place in his team&’s starting lineup. He does everything he can think of—including being an invaluable player every time he comes in. But nothing seems to get Coach&’s attention. Even after he learns the history of the valuable &“6th man,&” Chris can&’t seem to let it go. How will he ever be a big scoring star? For every kid who hates to read but loves basketball, comes a suspenseful novel with plenty of play-by-play sports action.