After a frightening accident involving the team bus, Jeff's father insists that he quit the team. Later, the school principal convinces Jeff's father to change his mind, and eventually Jeff persuades his father to come see a game.
In a dramatic season-ending playoff game Jeff gets a chance to prove that his dream is possible—and that sports can be a valuable part of growing up.
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MATT CHRISTOPHER has written and published more than one hundred twenty novels, making him the most prolific and bestselling sportswriter for children and young adults ever. From books on football and baseball to soccer and skateboarding. Matt Christopher's work has spanned three generations of readers, and new fans are joining the ranks every year.
|Publisher:||Bella Rosa Books|
|Sold by:||Barnes & Noble|
|File size:||3 MB|
|Age Range:||9 - 12 Years|
About the Author
Matt Christopher (1917-1997) was an American writer of children's books. He wrote more than 400 novels and short stories, mainly featuring sports. After his death, his family has overseen the production of ghost written books under his name. Born in Bath, Pennsylvania, Christopher was a gifted athlete as a child, which influenced his primary topic of writing. In addition to sports books, he also enjoyed writing detective fiction; his first published novel before the successful The Lucky Baseball Bat was Look for the Body, a murder mystery written for adults.
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