Shot in the Dark (Lorimer Sports Stories) (Paperback)

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Eighth-grader Micah is psyched to have made the BC junior goalball team--even though he gets the news while dealing with a flare-up of his degenerative eye condition. What he's not happy about is his parents' decision to get him a guide dog, and the possibility of losing his independence.

When Liam, a new, first-rate player, joins the goalball team, Micah's frustration with his vision spills onto the court. He is rude to Liam and starts a fight with another teammate, Sebastian, after practice. It's only with the help of Cam, his Orientation and Mobility Specialist, that Micah starts to get a handle on his aggression and trust people enough to communicate how he feels. But with the team's big junior tournament in Richmond, B.C., quickly approaching, Micah has to reconcile his differences with Liam and Sebastian--both on and off the court--to become a real team player and help his team win the championship.

About the Author

JANET M. WHYTE is a former equestrian and the author of five books, including the Lorimer Sports Stories novel Rescue Rider. Janet lives in Vancouver, BC, where she works as a library technician at Langara College.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781459408500
ISBN-10: 1459408500
Publisher: James Lorimer and Company Ltd., Publishers
Publication Date: September 1st, 2015
Pages: 136
Language: English
Series: Lorimer Sports Stories