Penalty Shot

Penalty Shot

by Matt Christopher, S. Peters (Editor)


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After a hiatus from the ice to get his grades back up to eligibility level, Jeff Connors returns to get the cold shoulder treatment from his teammates. During Jeff's absence, a threatening note was discovered in his best friend's locker—written in Jeff's hand. His protests of innocence fall on deaf ears, so Jeff is on his own to discover who's behind the sabotage.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780316141901
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication date: 01/01/1997
Series: Matt Christopher Sports Classics , #51
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.41(d)
Lexile: 690L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

About the Author

Matt Christopher is the best selling name behind more than 100 sports-themed books for young readers.

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Penalty Shot Matt Christopher Little, Brown Young Readers Mystery/ sports fiction Do you like action sports? Do you like to solve puzzles? If so the book Penalty Shot is the perfect book for you. There is plenty of action on the ice and also there is a mystery to be solved. When Jeff was kicked off the hockey team last year for bad grades he is really mad and told him self to do better next year. The one thing is, Jeff¿s best friend Kevin got a note that looked like it was from Jeff. Also his composition that he has been working on with his tutor was replaced with one that was his rough draft, it looks like Jeff's friendship with Kevin and also jeff¿s hockey season could be over. To find out if Jeff gets kicked off the hockey team and if he gets to keep his best friend read Penalty Shot by Matt Christopher Jeff, the main character in the story, is a dynamic protagonist character that is a very good hockey player. Jeff has trouble in english class, he also isn't the biggest fan of dogs. Jeff¿s best friend Kevin is a dynamic character that can be both antagonist and protagonist. Kevin is on the same hockey team as Jeff. He is a very good friend to Jeff (at some points in the story), Kevin unlike Jeff is a big fan of dogs and has one named Ranger. Another kid on the hockey team is Sam, he is a static protagonist that is an alternate on the hockey team the reason for this is that Sam came to the school too late to tryout for the hockey team. Otherwise Sam would be on the first line and would get more playing time than moat of the other kids on the hockey team. Bucky is a dynamic antagonist character that picks on his brother and Jeff. He is also on the hockey team and is on the same line as Jeff. The book Penalty Shot is a good book that should be read by all hockey players who like books that they can relate to. Penalty Shot is a book that has plenty of action and mystery solving and you feel like you are in the middle of all that is happening in the book. Can you find out who is sabotaging Jeff before he gets kicked off the hockey team and looses his best friend? Read Penalty Shot to solve the mystery.