Allie's Basketball Dream by Barbara E. Barber

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Allie cannot wait to get to the local courts with her new ball after going to a pro basketball game with her father, but her enthusiasm ebbs as her shots fall short of the basket, until, shrugging off comments about basketball being a "boy's sport," Allie scores, becoming the inspiration of the playground.
 

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Published November 1, 1996 by Lee & Low Books. 32 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Travel, Children's Books, Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Repeatedly told that basketball's a boy's game, a girl's confidence falters and then rebounds in this encouraging tale. Allie tries out her brand-new basketball, a gift from her father, at a city

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Repeatedly told that ""basketball's a boy's game,"" a girl's confidence falters and then rebounds in this encouraging tale.

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