Break For The Basket by Matt Christopher TX613


 

Break For The Basket by Matt Christopher TX613

Break For The Basket by Matt Christopher TX613

Break For The Basket by Matt Christopher, 3rd Scholastic paperback printing, TX613, 1968, 91 pages. Illustrated by Foster Caddell.

DESCRIPTION:“Emmett wants to play basketball. Then why is he so afraid every time he plays an important game? Why does he just stand on the court like a wax dummy?
The only one who seems to understand his feelings is the strange man who lives next door. Then Emmett discovers his friend is going away…”
(from the back cover)

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About vintagescholastics

I love these old Scholastics! I am a bookseller, writer, and dog-lover; live at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains of New York with my computer-programmer husband. We love motor-cycle riding, renovating our old camp on Lake Desolation, gardening, and researching our genealogy. The purpose of this blog is to highlight those beloved old books from the Scholastic Book fairs from 1950 - 1979. This will serve as a catalogue of the books, with their identifying numbers, a plot summary, and a photo of the cover; with a searchable index. I want to give all of the writers and illustrator's bios so they get credit (many were writers in the summer while on vacation from their regular schoolteaching jobs.; some are lesser known efforts by very famous people; and some are reprinted classics.) Hopefully, their fans will be able to identify favorite titles with snipets of remembered information. We will always be adding new ones, and welcome your submissions
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