Best Shot Forward (Paperback)
Will Moore and Jared Cook have little in common, except they're both 7th graders at Washington Middle School. Will is the new kid who hopes to overcome his size and make his name known in sports. Jared is the quiet kid that nobody notices and who longs for a friend. When basketball brings the unlikely pair together, neither will fully understand the consequences. There is a sinister plot in their school and the boys unwittingly find themselves right in the middle of it. Battling on the court becomes the least of their worries when they join their teammates and friends in the ultimate game--the game of life or death. When it comes down to the wire, all they can do is put their best shot forward.
For those who believe in fighting for what's right, no matter the consequence, here is an epic story of basketball, family, friendship, courage, and sacrifice. In this game, blood, sweat, and tears are only the beginning. Only the best will survive in the end.
Contains mild drug references, brief rude language, thematic material, and violence