It's soccer season for the Blossom Hill Blitzers. Shawn Hunter is dying to make the team. But some of the kids call him "Fiddlesticks" because he brings his violin to after school practice. And because his legs are as skinny as sticks. Secretly, Shawn works out at home. Can his friends help him make the team? Or will the teasing at school mess Shawn up during tryouts? Recommended for ages 7 to 10.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 80 Vendor: Bethany House Publication Date: 1997 Dimensions: 7 1/2 X 5 1/4 X 1/4 (inches)
It's soccer season for the Blossom Hill Blitzers. Shawn Hunter is dying to make the team. But some of the kids call him "Fiddlesticks" because he brings his violin to after-school practice. And because his legs are skinny as sticks.Secretly, Shawn works out at home--but time is running out. Can his cul-de-sac friends help him make the team? Or will the teasing at school mess Shawn up during tryouts?
Beverly Lewis was born in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch country. She fondly recalls her growing-up years, and due to a keen interest in her mother's Plain family heritage, many of Beverly's books are set in Lancaster County.
A former schoolteacher, Bev is a member of The National League of American Pen Women—the Pikes Peak Branch—and the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. Her bestselling books are among the C.S. Lewis Noteworthy List Books, and both The Postcard and Annika's Secret Wish have received Silver Angel Awards. Bev and her husband have three children and make their home in Colorado.
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