Takanashi, Mitsuba    Crimson Hero    TEEN GRAPHIC CRIMSON

Nobara’s family wants her to inherit the role of “young mistress” serving rich patrons at her family’s old-fashioned Japanese restaurant. No thanks! When Nobara transfers to Crimson Field High School, known for its top-notch volleyball team, she learns her mother will stoop to dirty tricks to keep her off the court. Grades 7-up.