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Courage on the Line

By Bates, Cynthia

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Series: Lorimer Sports Stories

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Amelie has nightmares. She's a talented and well-liked player on her basketball team in Ottawa, but as a tournament game against her old school approaches she seems more and more frightened.

Her teammates wonder why she left her last school in the middle of the year, and why she's reluctant to meet her old friends again. Amelie finds she must confront the past, for her own good and for that of the team.

Courage on the Line shows how sport can provide the courage to face violence, on the court and off.

"Courage on the Line is a welcome addition to the popular Sports Stories Series from Lorimer.... The plot is fast-paced and easy to read.... This novel will help fill the void for readers who are searching for sports stories with great action and strong characters."

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 117 pages
Publication Date: 1st January 1999
ISBN: 9781550286489
Format: 7.75in x 5in

Binding: Hardback, 117 pages
Publication Date: 1st January 1999
ISBN: 9781550286496
Format: 7.75in x 5in

Previous Editions: (show)
Publication Date: 4th January 2010
ISBN: 9781552776483
Format: EPUB

BISAC Code:, JUV039050
Imprint: Lorimer

Interest age: From 9 To 13


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Series features

  • Gripping, action-packed stories
  • Short, high-interest fiction
  • Contemporary themes and Canadian settings
  • Award-winning authors who know their sport

"A winning series... designed to attract reluctant readers as well as provide recreational reading for children who are interested in stories about sports."
- National Library of Canada

"Lorimer is obviously succeeding with this series of action-driven novels which encourage young readers to 'Get in the Game'!"
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Kids who love sports love these books, and so do teachers. When you put one of these into a young sports fan's hands, you can feel confident they will enjoy reading.