Text Box:  Hoop Girlz

By Lucy Jane Bledsoe

Reviewed by Emma M. (D1)


          If you are looking for a book about lovers who love basketball, this is the book for you!  Hoop Girlz by Lucy Jane Bledsoe is about a kid named River who is and eleven year old girl.  River had always wanted to be on a championship WNBA team, but found out that she was on the B-Team instead of the A-Team. She gets upset but, River thinks, no matter what; at least she got on a team. 

          When she hears the team name she does not think that it is a good name, so she changes it to the Hoop Girlz! The one thing River is excited about is her brother is the coach of their team.  River is kind of worried that they have five players and one kid younger, but their goal is to have fun. She also gets worried because the team is far from winning the trophy!  River is scarred that she may not beat the A-team because they are very good.

          So, if you want to read a book about a girl who just wants what is right and to have fun, this is the book for you!