Tennis Manga Graphic Novel to Benefit Agassi Foundation
by Press Release, 11 May 2010
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Announcing the availability of graphic novel Aced, Volume One: Tennis Manga. All proceeds will be donated to the Andre Agassi Foundation for Education.
Created by Catherine Chen
, a sixteen-year old USTA junior competitor from Southern California, this manga series follows the journey of a Japanese fifth grade student and her fun-filled tennis career. She is a total novice, but with her coach, a pro who had to retire due to injuries, and her supportive best friend, things are going to get interesting!
Check out Aced, Volume One here. You can see the front and back covers, and sample pages, and order from the secured shopping cart run by Yutopian Enterprises, a well established publisher.
The Andre Agassi Foundation for Education has raised millions of dollars for charity and has done wonderful work to transform public education for the underserved. All proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to the Foundation.
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