Read Me a Story, Ink logo

A Reading Resource for Kids, Parents, and Teachers

Take Your Best Shot

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 4, 5
Page count: 8



Appeared in

A Trick of Light: Stories to Read at Dusk

Story Summary

When a soldier is wounded during the civil war, his mind floats between the present and a childhood marble tournament in which he was pitted against his best friend. A beautiful weaving of memories and reality with a wonderful and surprising ending.