Boot Camp

Boot Camp

Eric Walters Jerome Williams Johnnie Williams III / Aug 21, 2019

Boot Camp Altitude Jerome said answering the confused looks on our faces is how high you fly You need to have a good attitude if you want to fly high You have to believe When Nick and Kia are invited to form

  • Title: Boot Camp
  • Author: Eric Walters Jerome Williams Johnnie Williams III
  • ISBN: 9781551436951
  • Page: 444
  • Format: Paperback
  • Altitude, Jerome said, answering the confused looks on our faces, is how high you fly You need to have a good attitude if you want to fly high You have to believe When Nick and Kia are invited to former Toronto Raptor Jerome Junk Yard Dog Williams basketball camp in Washington, DC, they quickly discover that this is no ordinary summer hoop camp This is a basketb Altitude, Jerome said, answering the confused looks on our faces, is how high you fly You need to have a good attitude if you want to fly high You have to believe When Nick and Kia are invited to former Toronto Raptor Jerome Junk Yard Dog Williams basketball camp in Washington, DC, they quickly discover that this is no ordinary summer hoop camp This is a basketball boot camp that focuses on discipline and hard work Jerome and Johnnie s father, Sergeant Push up to the campers, is the no nonsense camp director When scrimmages begin, Nick and Kia fall victim to the antics of their teammate Jamal, a talented but troubled player who tries to win games on his own Only after some hard lessons and some tough losses do the three youngsters learn that it takes everyone on the team to accomplish real success For the ninth installment of this best selling series Eric Walters has teamed up with retired NBA star Jerome Williams and his brother Johnnie Williams III to write another exciting chapter in the lives of Nick and Kia Although Boot Camp is fiction, there is a real JYD Basketball Boot Camp in Washington each summer The Williams royalties will go to support the JYD Project, which offers a variety of community outreach programs for youth in Canada and the United States Eric Walters is the author of than forty books for children and young adults and a much sought after classroom presenter.

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      • Eric Walters Jerome Williams Johnnie Williams III

        Eric was born in Toronto in 1957, which makes him real old But, as Eric says, Just because I have to grow old doesn t mean that I have to grow up In his many roles as parent, teacher, social worker, youth sports coach and writer he is in constant contact with children and young adults He draws from these experiences and feels that this helps him to capture the realistic interaction between young people the conflicts, tensions, stresses and interests that make up their lives.Eric began his writing as a teacher He taught in classes from kindergarten up and his stories often reflect the curriculum that he was teaching He always read stories picture books and novels to his students and this helped him to understand what children liked, responded to, and were inspired by He enjoys the enthusiasm of his students and often looks at them to provide him with the inspiration to pursue a particular topic in both the classroom and in his writing.Eric tries to write every day When he has a story idea he starts with research This could involve reading books, watching a documentary, or trying to experience the things that his characters are going to go through This could include rock climbing or riding white water for STARS , spending time in a wheelchair Rebound , playing and walking with tigers Tiger By The Tail , hanging around a tough biker bar Diamonds in the Rough , standing out in his backyard in a blizzard wearing a T shirt and shorts Trapped In Ice , or traveling to Africa Alexandria of Africa The most important thing anybody ever told me about writing was to write what you know and the only way to get to know things is to do your homework and research before you write, Eric stated.Once the writing begins the story is always playing around in his head He takes any opportunity, even if it s just a few minutes between presentations, to put things down, either with pen and paper or on his laptop.Prior to entering teaching and writing Eric was a social worker B.S.W M.S.W B.A.Hons specialized major psychology He worked in a variety of settings including child welfare, private practice, a mental health centre, and, for twenty years on a part time basis as a Crisis Social Worker in an emergency department He stopped teaching 4 years ago and left the ER only last year.The majority of Eric s time is spent in the company of his wife, children and dogs Lola a big standard poodle and a little white dog named Winnie The Poodle.


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    1. How often does an NBA star invite a kid (also a big fan of said NBA star) to basketball camp? Nick is one lucky guy who gets precisely such an invitation and so is best friend Kia whom this former NBA start, Jerome "Junk Yard Dog" Williams invites as a friend of Nick. The summer won't be about playing video games and being bored. Rather (thanks to Nick's mom), Nick and Kia are off to basketball boot camp. In that follows a "work hard, play hard" story with wise words and life advice added in. Ki [...]


    2. In "Boot Camp" by Eric Walters, Nick and Kia are invited to a special basketball camp hosted by their good friend Jerome. Once they find out that this is a boot camp, and not a basketball camp, they start having second thoughts. Even with the high pressure, Nick and Kia push through with their teammates and make it all the way.I really enjoyed reading this book. It had lots of ways of expressing how confidence is key, and that you should never ever give up. It also teaches threat others the way [...]



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