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Lay-ups and Long Shots: An Anthology of Short Stories

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4.1 out of 5
Based on 55 Ratings and 28 Reviews

Book Description
In the tradition of Sports Shorts (2005), Darby Creek has another serving of sports-related short stories. Purely fiction, these stories tell the tales of athletes in a variety of sports, including track, football, martial arts, Ping Pong, and dirt bike riding. The characters face obstacles to overcome such things as being overweight, being over-confident, and being impatient. Reluctant readers wi... More
Book Information
PublisherDarby Creek Publishing
BindingHardcover (2 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages112
Publication Date10/01/2008
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About C. S. Perryess (Author) : I live in the little coastal town of Los Osos, California, where I write teen fiction and teach English and Home Economics at the local middle school (a grueling one-mile bicycle commute). I'm married... more
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About David Lubar (Author) : I write YA and middle grade novels and short stories.
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About Joseph Bruchac (Author) : Joseph Bruchac has authored more than 70 books for adults and children. His poems, articles and stories have appeared in over 500 publications. Much of his writing draws on that land and his Abenaki a... more
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About Lynea Bowdish (Author) : Lynea Bowdish is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of Lynea Bowdish include Lay-Ups and Long Shots, The Friends Box (Rookie Reader Boxed Sets), George Washington Ca... more
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About Terry Trueman (Author) : Terry Trueman is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Terry Trueman include Lay-Ups and Long Shots, Hurricane: A Novel.
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Reader Comments
12/2/2008 Max Elliot Anderson said:
My short story, BIG FOOT, appears with a group of other sports short stories published by Darby Creek Publishers. The title of this new book is LAY UPS and LONG SHOTS. Anderson's story shares the pages with children's authors Joseph Bruchac, Terry Trueman, David Lubar, Dorian Cirrone, CS Perryess, J... more

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