By: Felice Arena
Genre: YFB - General fiction (Children's/Teenage)
Published by: Penguin Australia
Published: 29 Aug 2016
ISBN: 9780143309086


Lizzie knew everything there was to know about netball. Her dream was to become a famous netball coach one day...

Lizzie loves to talk about netball. So why don't her teammates want to listen?


This series is a fabulous for emerging readers, with each one centred around a different sport. But sport plays second fiddle to the lessons that are very subtly taught along the way.

For Lizzie, netball is her sport. It is what she loves and she would love to be a coach one day. But Lizzie teammates do not like the way that she talks to them. She is always telling them what to do and making them feel bad.

So when Lizzie discovers that she has been left out of the team get-together, she shuts down completely.

Can she find a balance between helping and encouraging her friends, without hurting their feelings?

Junior readers will enjoy this story.

Reviewed by Sam