COURT OF HONOR
by Paula Blais Gorgas
Young Adult (rated G)
136 pages (43,000 words)
Second Edition [©2009]
From Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.
Sixteen-year-old Becky Walden has two big dreams: to become an all-state basketball player and to find a special boy to love. When Becky moves to a new high school, she meets Matt McRae. Although Matt shares Becky’s love of basketball, he is reluctant to fight the small town politics that has reached into the high school and tainted their sport. Can she lead her teammates to stand up for what’s right? Will Matt fight with Becky or against her?
A Romance Writers of America (RWA) Golden Heart Award Winner for Best Young Adult Novel
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“Readers don’t have to be a sports fan to enjoy this story. It’s all about Becky’s challenges and choices. Her devotion to the game, anticipation of the action, and interplay with the team all will transport the reader there in a completely exciting and believable way. COURT OF HONOR was an unexpectedly engaging story!” ~ Aurora Reviews [4.5 STARS]
“It’s not often you find a book that covers the gamut from romance to on-court action. But no look further. Paula Blais Gorgas brings you COURT OF HONOR, an intriguing read for young adults. Becky Walden is a sixteen-year-old who can hang with the boys. She dreams of becoming an all-state basketball player and finding the boy of her dreams… This young adult novel confronts some of the corruption that exists in local sports and sends a powerful message of sticking up for what’s right despite what’s at stake. Young readers will cheer for Becky as she fights small-town politics and tries to keep her first romance alive.” ~ reviewed by Lori Calabrese for Sports Books for Kids and Teens