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Lucy Tries Basketball

Written by Lisa Bowes & illustrated by James Hearne
Published by Orca Book Publisher
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Lucy and friends are out on the playground when they spot Ava playing basketball with her cousin Jermaine, a professional player. Jermaine gives the kids lessons on the fundamentals of the game and how to play three-on-three. When the kids finish, Jermaine invites them to watch him play in a pro game. Lucy, Ava and friends cheer on the players, keeping an eye out on the real court for the skills they learned at the playground.

Lucy Tries Basketball is the fifth title in the Lucy Tries Sports series, following books about hockey, soccer, short track and luge. The series encourages children to get active and participate in sports and recreation. To find out what Lucy will try next, visit

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Book Topics › basketball
Children's Books About Basketball
Book Topics › new experiences
Children's Books About New Experiences
Book Topics › fiction
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Book Topics › social themes
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Who Wrote Lucy Tries Basketball

Lisa Bowes

Inspiring boys and girls to be active, try sport and therefore lead healthier and happier lives

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Who Illustrated Lucy Tries Basketball

James Hearne

James Hearne is an internationally recognized illustrator and graphic designer. He lives in Calgary, Alberta. For more information, visit

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