The next day when Lonnie goes to basketball practice he is introduced to their new coach, a drunk he meet last night who is involved with a gang. Lonnie refuses to be on the team with a drunk as a coach. Considering Lonnie was the best player on the team, his teammates wanted him to stay, so Lonnie proposes a deal with the coach, a one on one game and if the coach got to five first he would be their coach and if Lonnie got five first the drunk would leave and not be their coach, Lonnie loses. Throughout the novel Lonnie learns new things about the coach he didn't like and by the end of the novel Cal, the coach, becomes like the father he never really met. The purpose of this novel is to show that no matter how many challenges that hinder you to get to your goal, you shouldn't give up and have faith that you will get
Another symbolic object representing Bobby's coming of age is his basketball. When K-Boy asks Bobby to play basketball in the park he almost makes it around the corner but realizes he forgot his child. Bobby runs back to the house and drops everything. "I lay my basketball down and it rolled out the door into the hall toward Mary's room.
...“Stop daydreaming Walter!”, said Mrs. Mitty as she rushed out of the drug store, “we have to get home so we don 't miss the opening ceremony for the Olympics!”. Walter followed his wife back to the car and as soon as he got in, the yelling began. “Do you ever not daydream? Do you ever even pay attention?
His parents were yelling that they wouldn’t go anywhere until Dante interrupted “Mom, Dad, please let’s just go it’s gotta be somethin important.” His eyes looked so cloudy that at any moment he might just break down. His parents quiet down and get back in the car while the officer goes over to some other officer and is handed a rainbow patterned bag. His brother Ezra’s BackPack. They’re slowly riding down the road when his mother starts to break down in tears just saying “Please not my baby, not my Ez.”
Tom hit Myrtle because he was tired of her chanting and felt humiliated. He was happy on the outside and was keeping all that sadness and rage inside. Sadly, he took it out on Myrtle who lit the
As James realized he was going to be late for class, he had to push through the bullies and as he tried to run through them he was brought to a punch right to the gut. James dropped and tried to crawl away, but was dragged right back into “Bullies Circle’’ James yelled for them to stop, but they just laughed and continued to shove him and kick his books around. Finally they got bored of him crying so they left.
So she end beating him in basketball. Brenda and her family needed to go the airport to pick a family member. So they made Neil watch Julie. So Julie wanted to play pin pong so this time Neil didn’t let her win and she got really mad
This short story begins with a man making his was through the white show and sleet of Alaska alone. The temperature is chilling and low. He is not scared or concerned in the cool temperatures as he begins his journey. He does not think about the future problems that can reveal because of the frightful situation. He is full of pride and confidence as he thinks that he will face no opposition.
In the book A Wrinkle in Time the character Meg feels like an oddball. She is down on herself and does not always do the best at school. She feels as if she is the opposite of her mother. She acts as if she doesn't belong in her family. She acts almost like she was part of another family but then taken away from them.