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Throwing Stones By Kristi Collier,

  • Title: Throwing Stones
  • Author: Kristi Collier
  • ISBN: 9780805076141
  • Page: 448
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Can Andy live up to his brother s basketball legacy When Andy Soaring s older brother, Pete, died in World War I, Andy s life changed forever Now, five years later, Andy is fourteen and beginning to feel the weight of his brother s legacy, especially when he holds Pete s basketball in his hands Andy dreams of leading his high school team to the Indiana state tournaCan Andy live up to his brother s basketball legacy When Andy Soaring s older brother, Pete, died in World War I, Andy s life changed forever Now, five years later, Andy is fourteen and beginning to feel the weight of his brother s legacy, especially when he holds Pete s basketball in his hands Andy dreams of leading his high school team to the Indiana state tournament, as his brother did before him If only Andy could be a basketball star, maybe he could ease his parents sadness, and, important, feel like he truly belongs to his family But when Andy lets pride get in the way over a girl, no less all bets are off.Set against the backdrop of Prohibition, this stunning novel tells of one boy s search for answers and the perfect free throw.
    Throwing Stones Can Andy live up to his brother s basketball legacy When Andy Soaring s older brother Pete died in World War I Andy s life changed forever Now five years later Andy is fourteen and beginning to f

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    1. I thought this book was a really good book If you are one of those people how like the Criminal Mines movies or mystery, then you will love this book When I first read it, I thought it was just a sad story about a boy how lost his brother in War But it is so not I literally was holding my breath in while I was reading because some parts are so intense it almost feels like you are the victim One thing I love about this book is the authors word description I love how it almost made me feel like I [...]

    2. The novel that I read was Throwing Stones which was written by Kristi Collier The novel was about a boy named Andy whose brother died in World War I, Now Andy is fourteen and now he wants to take on his brothers legacy so he starts to play basketball to follow in his brothers footsteps His all time dream in the novel was to lead his High School s basketball team to victory in the big tournament, the same as his brother did He thought that if he becomes a basketball star he could relieve his pare [...]

    3. Throwing Stones by Kristi Collier Andy wants nothing than to make the varsity team, outshine his brother, and be a hero to his father And he is good, really good at shooting baskets But when school starts, there s Ben both are freshmen, both have starting positions on the same varsity basketball team, and both like the same girl Unfortunately, Andy s dream of being a small town hero is threatened when he is sidelined by an injury When he starts writing a high school sports column for the local [...]

    4. This book was amazing It was because it felt as if I was in the book with the characters as the moments were happening Plus the fact that I like basketball the only thing that was weird in the book that the rules from the 1800s , they were a little confusing But I m glad in the end Bennie and Andy were friends Also I like that the author had went step by step on how Andy was processing in the book From when he broke his arm , to when he caught the sheriff with the alcohol The book was a good one [...]

    5. It was a great book I kinda didn t like how he broke his arm and couldn t play, but then when he came back he wasn t that good After he gained back his greatness on the court it was good It was also sad when he told us that his brother died in the army It said he was also a great basketball player himself I lked how he got in the free throw contest and almost one Overall i would rate this book as a 10.O

    6. The first person account of Andy Soaring s Freshman year playing basketball, living on a farm near a quarry, competing with his brother and still grieving for his older brother, Pete, who had died during WWI as a soldier but of influenza Themes of family, grief, teamwork, honesty, basketball, scholarship, friends, and community.

    7. I loved this book I would recommend this book to anybody his book talks about a young boy that lives in a small town in Indiana This book would be good for anyone that has watched or played basketball this would be a good book for them This book is written by Kristi Collier The climax of this book is one of the best climax I have read.

    8. I recommend Throwing Stones by Kristi Collier because of how well written the book was and it keeps you entertained.

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