Foul Shot

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High Interest Publishing Inc., 2007 - Basketball players - 89 pages
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The Cougars haven’t won a game in years, but the team sees a way to break its losing streak. There’s a tall Asian guy named Frank who can run, play and sink baskets. Soon Frank turns the Cougars into a dream team – but he quits before the season is finished. What will the Cougars do now?

Reading level: Grade 2.6 (Lexile 430)  Interest level: Grades 4-10

HIP SR novels contain exciting, action-oriented stories with realistic teen characters in authentic situations.  Geared to adolescents and teens reading below grade levels.


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About the author (2007)

Paul Kropp was born in Buffalo, New York on February 22, 1948. He received a B.A. degree from Columbia University and a M.A. degree in 17th century English poetry at the University of Western Ontario. He got his teacher's certification and started writing for his struggling students. He became a full-time author in 1994. During his lifetime, he wrote more than 70 books including Burn Out, Wilted, Cottage Crazy, and Ski Stooges. He also co-founded High Interest Publishing, a company that produces materials for reluctant readers. He died from cancer on August 22, 2015 at the age of 67.

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