Dream Series: The Kid from Courage (Upper Level)

Dream Series: The Kid from Courage (Upper Level)


My name is Bryan Berry. Two weeks ago I was an unknown tennis player, but suddenly I've become a contender at the most famous junior tournament in the United States. Like many kids, I dream about playing a sport professionally and competing against the greatest players in the world. This book is about chasing that dream. It's about hard work, the pain of crushing defeats, and the joy of success. It's about tennis. It's about my life and how a small-town kid with a big-time dream fights his way to the top.

Sitting here at Stowe Stadium, waiting for my match in the Super National Championships to begin, I can finally sit back and reflect on the unpredictable chain of events that brought me here. I guess the story starts on the day that I suffered a devastating loss to that no-good, cheating Ted Grover. That's when an old, retired tennis coach named Henry Johnson spoke to me for the first time. And after that talk, I would never be the same…

SKU: 9780970899224 Categories: , ,
Product ID: 12839


Grade 3-7 | Fiction | ISBN: 978-1-61570-798-0 | Lexile: 910 | GRL: U | English 

Dream Series – The Kid from Courage:
From the Dream Series (Upper Level)


  • Engages students with athletes of diverse cultures who serve as role models to inspire readers to achieve their own goals
  • Inspires readers with real-life dilemmas and issues that many young people face today
  • Motivates students to respond positively to adversity

Key features:

  • Chapter discussion questions to support social emotional learning
  • Writing activities that challenge students to create essays in various writing modes

A whole child approach ensures that each student is healthy, safe, engaged, supported and challenged.

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