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The basketball player

Author: Roch Carrier; Sheldon Cohen; Sheila Fischman
Publisher: Plattsburgh, N.Y. : Tundra Books of Northern New York, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Roch is off at boarding school for the first time, he is expected to play basketball to learn how to face life's challenges, but his fear of failure sends him running into the night and terrors far worse than the basketball court. Away from home and off to a seminary boarding school for the first time, Roch finds he is expected to play basketball. It's seen as an important tool for facing life's challenges if  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roch Carrier; Sheldon Cohen; Sheila Fischman
ISBN: 0887763677 9780887763670
OCLC Number: 36001029
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 26 cm
Other Titles: Joueur de basket-ball.
Responsibility: story by Roch Carrier ; illustrations by Sheldon Cohen ; translated by Sheila Fischman.
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When Roch is off at boarding school for the first time, he is expected to play basketball to learn how to face life's challenges, but his fear of failure sends him running into the night and terrors far worse than the basketball court. Away from home and off to a seminary boarding school for the first time, Roch finds he is expected to play basketball. It's seen as an important tool for facing life's challenges if he is "To go very far on the road of life." And so begins the latest in Roch's sports misadventures as fear of failure sends him running into the night and terrors worse than those on the basketball court. It all leads to a surprise ending as he finds his own way of making his mark.

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