Go Girl! #11 Basketball Blues

Go Girl! #11 Basketball Blues

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A girl tries to choose between fitting in and playing the game she loves in Basketball Blues by Thalia Kalkipsakis, the eleventh book of the Go Girl! chapter book series.

When Angie is told that she plays basketball like a boy, she is heartbroken. She quits her favorite basketball team and dreams of cheerleading instead. Angie just wants to fit in, but is that worth giving up her true self?

Praise for the Go Girls! series

"The characters are likable and believable--people you hope your own girls might take as friends." --Fort Worth Star-Telegram

"Simple in language and story structure, making them accessible to young readers who are making their first foray into chapter books and good choices for reluctant readers." --School Library Journal
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Product details

  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 130 x 191 x 10mm | 91g
  • New York
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 1250129389
  • 9781250129383
  • 308,188

Review quote

"The characters are likable and believable--people you hope your own girls might take as friends." --Fort Worth Star-Telegram

"Simple in language and story structure, making them accessible to young readers who are making their first foray into chapter books and good choices for reluctant readers." --School Library Journal
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About Thalia Kalkipsakis

Thalia Kalkipsakis is the author of several books in the Go Girl! series, including The Worst Gymnast, Sister Spirit, Dancing Queen, Catch Me If You Can, and Basketball Blues. She has also written a nonfiction book, It's True! Sleep Makes You Smarter! Her books have been translated in many languages and sold around the world. Kalkipsakis grew up on a farm on the outskirts of Melbourne, Australia, and used to escape into the bush to explore. Her biggest passion has always been writing, but she has also been a dancer and edited websites and travel guides. She now lives in northeastern Victoria with her husband and two children and a black cat named Bindi.
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Rating details

132 ratings
3.7 out of 5 stars
5 39% (51)
4 18% (24)
3 26% (34)
2 10% (13)
1 8% (10)
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