The boys and girls in these books face obstacles, and meet mental and social challenges as well. Readers will discover that an athlete's inner strength, persistence, and courage are just as important as a steady hand or a chance for a goal.
Val Priebe lives in St. Paul, Minnesota with four dogs, a cat named Cowboy, and a guy named Nick. Besides writing books, she loves to spend her time reading, knitting, cooking, and coaching basketball. Other books that Val has written in this series include Full Court Dreams and Stolen Bases.