The perfect shot

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Publisher:
Carolrhoda Books,
Pub. Date:
c2005.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: UG - BL: 6.1 - AR Pts: 14
Lexile measure:
920L
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Someone murdered Brian's girfriend, Amanda. The police think it was her father. Brian isn't so sure. But everyone he knows is telling him to move on, get over it, focus on the present. Focus on basketball. Focus on hitting the perfect shot. Brian hopes that the system will work for Amanda and her father. An innocent man couldn't be wrongly convicted, could he?

But then Brian does a school project on Leo Frank, a Jewish man lynched decades ago for the murder of a teenage girl--a murder he didn't commit. Worse still, Brian's teammate Julius gets arrested for nothing more than being a black kid in the wrong place at the wrong time. Brian can't deny any longer that the system is flawed.

As Amanda's father goes on trial, Brian admits to himself that he knows something that could break the case. But if he comes forward, will the real killer try for another perfect shot--this time against Brian?

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ISBN:
9781575058627
Reading Level:
UG
Level 6.1, 14 Points
Lexile measure:
920L
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Grouping Title perfect shot
Grouping Author alphin elaine marie
Grouping Category book
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subject_facet Basketball -- Fiction, Grief -- Fiction, High schools -- Fiction, Justice -- Fiction, Murder -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction
title_display The perfect shot
title_full The perfect shot / Elaine Marie Alphin
title_short The perfect shot
topic_facet Basketball, Grief, High schools, Justice, Murder, Schools