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Hardwood Hacker Redefines Sportsmanship

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The inspirational story of a basketball player redeeming himself

WATERFORD, Mich. - s4story -- Hardwood Hacker by D.L. Sloat is available for hardcover and eBook on December 3rd, 2019 by Chipper Press.

Chuck Cory wants this year's winter sports season over and done with already! His parks and recreation basketball team are far from living up to their early hype and his on-court nemesis, the malicious Mel Ice, has resurfaced after a long absence. Just when twelve-year-old Chuck thinks things could not get any worse, his former best friend begins spreading untruths about his sportsmanship. Frustrated and frightened, Chuck makes a huge error in judgment and soon finds himself facing bullying accusations. While working hard to reclaim his reputation, Chuck begins to see his problems from a different perspective after spending time with a misunderstood refugee student, a talented rebel, and an underestimated educator. With the showdown between Chuck's and Mel's teams looming, will Chuck be able to redeem himself ...or will he commit his biggest foul yet?

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D.L. Sloat, the author of the Chuck Cory Story trilogy, finds inspiration from his experience as an educator and parent. He has transformed the sportsbook genre by subtly introducing universal themes that teenagers often explore in their ELA classes and their personal lives. Hardwood Hacker primarily tackles bullying, friendship, and discrimination. It's a great addition to any middle school or town library, as well as any personal collection. also holds a soft spot in his heart for reluctant readers. He initially wrote Hardwood Hacker for his son, who much like Chuck, can usually be found kicking or throwing his sports balls outside and inside the house.

Hardwood Hacker is now available in hardcover, paperback, and eBook on www.zimbellhousepublishing.com.

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