The Outside Shot

By Walter Dean Myers

  • Release Date : 1986-12-01
  • Genre : Sports & Recreation
  • FIle Size : 8.00 MB


The Outside Shot New Ebook Bonus Content:
-Book Group Discussion Questions
-Q&A with screenwriter John Ballard
-Excerpt from Hoops
-Excerpt from 145th Street
-Excerpt from On a Clear Day

When Lonnie Jackson leaves Harlem to take a basketball scholarship at a midwestern college, he knows he must keep his head straight and his record clean. That's the only way he'll have a chance of making it to the pros someday.

But his street smarts haven't prepared him for the pressures of tough classes, high-stakes college ball, and the temptation to fix games for local gamblers. Everyone plays by a whole new set of rules -- including Sherry, who's determined to be a track star. Her independence attracts Lonnie, but their on-again, off-again relationship is driving him crazy.

Lonnie has one year to learn how to make it as a "college man." It's his outside shot at a bright future. Does he have what it takes?