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Home Court (STAT: Standing Tall and Talented)- Amar’e Stoudemire

12 Sep

Exciting basketball and a positive message

Eleven year old Amar’e is a good kid. He studies hard in school, helps his dad with his landscaping company, and loves to play sports. Skateboarding, baseball, and basketball, as long as he is with his friends and family he is having fun. But one day a group of older bullies shows up and kicks him and his friends off their home basketball court. With his athletic ability and the help of his friends, Amar’e realizes that the only way to win their court is to play a winner take all game.

Filled with the excitement of a great basketball game, Stoudemire’s first novel is perfectly geared towards males, touching on issues of morality, friends, hard work, sports, and family.  Amar’e likeable character, wit, and athletic prowess will inspire youth and reinforce the positive message.

Based on the life of popular NBA Star Amar’e Stoudemire, whose overcame his own obstacles to thrive, Home Court, is the first in the STAT: Standing Tall and Talented series.

Recommended for readers age 8-12.

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Posted by on September 12, 2012 in Book Review, Books

 

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