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Take Your Best Shot

Story Stats

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

Author

Jackie
Vivelo

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.