Boot Camp (Orca Young Readers)

When Nick and Kia are invited to former Toronto Raptor Jerome "Junk Yard Dog" Williams' basketball camp in Washington, DC, they quickly discover that this is no ordinary summer hoop camp. This is a basketball boot camp that focuses on discipline and hard work. Jerome and Johnnie's father, "Sergeant Push-up" to the campers, is the no-nonsense camp director. When scrimmages begin, Nick and Kia fall victim to the antics of their teammate Jamal, a talented but troubled player who tries to win games on his own. Only after some hard lessons-and some tough losses-do the three youngsters learn that it takes everyone on the team to accomplish real success.

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By Kyle (The United States) · ★★★★☆ · April 15, 2015
In "Boot Camp" by Eric Walters, Nick and Kia are invited to a special basketball camp hosted by their good friend Jerome. Once they find out that this is a boot camp, and not a basketball camp, they start having second thoughts. Even with the high pressure, Nick and Kia push through with their te... ...more