Tennis Star is the story of twelve-year-old Nathan Taylor, who everybody says looks like his hero Richard Krafter.
After unexpected success at the District Final, Nathan begins to take himself a little too seriously.
On and off court, Nathan’s attention-seeking and aggressiveness begins to alienate his friends and disappoint his family.
Soon he must decide what the most important things are about tennis, and life – playing to succeed at any price, or playing for the love of the game and the friendship it fosters …
About the Author
Raewyn Caisley was born in New Zealand, but now lives in Freemantle with her husband Terry and son Jack. She has lived in Australia for eighteen years and is the author of fifteen books including The Queen's Cubby and In Union.
For Ages: 8 - 14 years old
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 1st May 2006
Publisher: Hachette Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.5 x 12.5 x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.14
Edition Number: 1