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FIELDHOUSE - 2nd edition
FIELDHOUSE - 2nd edition

FIELDHOUSE - 2nd edition

By Scott Novosel, Illustrated by Sam Sharpe

JUVENILE NONFICTION

64 Pages, 6.9 x 10.5

Formats: Cloth, EPUB

Cloth, $18.95 (US $18.95) (CA $25.95)

Publication Date: August 2017

ISBN 9780976835332

Rights: WOR

Fieldhouse (Aug 2017)

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Overview

Based on actual events, FIELDHOUSE is a story of embracing adversity through challenges, teamwork, perseverance, grit, determination, and a positive attitude!Fieldhouse follows Scotty Novosel on his journey to play basketball for the Kansas Jayhawks. What he lacks in size he makes up for in heart, but countless obstacles and a devastating setback push his dream further and further out of reach... With incredible persistence, positive energy, and help from a cast of endearing characters, Scotty discovers just what it takes to transform vision into reality! In March 1995, Scott Novosel started for the Kansas Jayhawks in the Big 8 Championship game. For the next 20 years, through endless determination and a mantra of never giving up, Scott completed the all ages graphic novel FIELDHOUSE with the help of the Eisner Award nominated artist Sam Sharpe. Together the duo produced an instant classic! The story of the making of the book was featured on Sports Illustrated. Find out why parents, teachers, librarians, parents, and grandparents are declaring FIELDHOUSE a "MUST READ!

Reviews

"Novosel's autobiographical narrative of self-determination inspires and delights, in large part because it isn't a lofty tale of grandiose achievement but a humble one; he merely wants, and earns, a chance to show what he's got." — Publisher's Weekly

Author Biography

Scott Novosel, former basketball player for the University of Kansas Jayhawks, where he earned a master's degree in Sport Psychology, has always had a wholehearted desire to inspire others to bring out the best in themselves. It has been a common theme during his time in Kansas, Japan, and Chicago. From Kansas basketball to rapping in Japanese in Tokyo, to certified personal training in Chicago, and now on his current speaking/book tour, Scott "energizes" others with the motivation and the tools to help them succeed in achieving their ultimate dreams. Sam Sharpe is the co-creator of the Eisner and Ignatz Award nominated comic series Viewotron. His comics have been featured in Best American Comics and The New Yorker online. Sam is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design.