At the Center
Cody's best friend Jayson is new to the basketball team and to the nearly all-white high school. When Coach kicks Jayson off the team, a school-wide dispute falls along racial lines. Can Cody step up his game where it counts?Darby Creek publishes series fiction for emerging, striving, and reluctant readers ages 8 to 18 (grades 4–12). From chapter books to page-turning YA novels, our books engage readers with strong characters, exciting premises, and accessible formats. Darby Creek makes reading an adventure instead of a challenge or a chore.