Houghton Mifflin Company
While trying to prove that he is good enough to be on his high school's varsity basketball team, Nick must also deal with his parents' divorce and the erratic behavior of a troubled classmate who lives across the street.
Family Relationships; Divorce; divorced parents
Beehive Book Award, 2002
The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection
Golden Sower Award, 2003, Winner, Young Adult
friendship; basketball; teamwork; trumpet; love
Deuker, Carl, "Night Hoops" (2000). Diverse Families. 987.