Posted by: kitkat | March 1, 2007

Author of the Month – Edward Averett

Edward Averett

Edward Averett

Rhyming Season
Seventeen-year-old Brenda Jacobsen’s brother Benny, a basketball star, died in a car accident last year, leaving Brenda and her parents without a way to fill the huge hole in their lives. This year Brenda’s joining the basketball team but there’s a new coach, whose offbeat philosophy has the girls reciting lines from poems as they play. Still, when the sawmill closes down and Brenda’s parents seem to be on the verge of breaking up, she and the rest of the team find inspiration in the last place they’d ever have expected- poetry.

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