December 30, 2013

Cover Reveal for Star of the Team by Beverly Stowe McClure

Coming in January from 4RV Publishing:

STAR OF THE TEAM by Beverly Stowe McClure

A girl.
A dream.
An accident.
A dream shattered.
 
Ten-year-old Kate Taylor wants to be the star of her basketball team, Angels, but when her tooth is knocked out at one of the games, her goal is in jeopardy. Even though the dentist replants the tooth, her mother, who is also her coach, refuses to let Kate play unless she can come up with a way to protect the tooth.
 
 With the encouragement of her friends and teammates, Kate tries everything. She asks her sister, Zoe, how her boyfriend, Ray, protects his teeth when playing football. Zoe is clueless. Kate wears her friend Simon’s catcher’s mask to practice, but it’s too big and blocks her view of the goal. Kate stuffs cotton balls in her mouth and thinks she’s swallowed one. Nothing works.
 
 To add to Kate’s problems, Emily, the new girl at River Bend Elementary, is great at basketball. Kate worries Emily will be the star of the team. On top of that, Simon, the school brain, as well as klutz, says he plans to join the Angels, even though boys are not allowed.
 
 In the final game of the season, Kate faces a decision that will not only decide who wins the game, but whether she’s star of the team or not.

Be sure to add STAR OF THE TEAM to your 2014 to-read list!

 
About the author:
 
Beverly Stowe McClure is the author of picture books, early readers, middle grade and teen novels. She is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, both national and North Texas. A fourth generation Texan, she lives in the country with two cats, and a variety of wild critters.

Congratulations, Beverly. Can't wait to read STAR OF THE TEAM!

9 comments:

  1. Beverly, CONGRATS on your upcoming release! Sounds like a great book. Nice cover.

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    1. Thank you, Susanne. Kate and I are happy. We've waited a long time for this moment.

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  2. Thank you, Kai, for being a part of my Cover Reveal. I appreciate your support. Happy New Year.

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    1. My pleasure, Beverly. I'm excited for you! I love to cover. I think it has great kid appeal.

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  3. Beverly, your book has a great story and I love the cover! Best wishes to you and to Kai for a very Happy New Year!

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    1. Thanks for stopping in to admire Beverly's new book cover, Melissa. Happy New Year to you as well!

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    2. Thanks for your kind words, Melissa. Aidana WillowRaven did a lovely job with the cover. Happy New Year.

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  4. Great cover Beverly, and the book sounds wonderful! Best of luck!!!

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    1. Hi Mary. Thank you. I think the cover goes well with the story. Luck is always good. :) Thanks for stopping by.

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