Daria Peoples-Riley

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July 2019, Greenwillow/Harper, 40 pp

A perfect read-aloud for all young athletes on game day, featuring text that mimics spoken-word poetry.

When a young basketball player wants to play in the next game at the local playground, his shadow coaches him through a pre-game workout until he is confident and prepared to step on the court, rally his team, and play hard.

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