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Publisher Description

A modern classic from Newbery medalist Jerry Spinelli.

"Readers will devour this humorous glimpse of what jocks are made of." --School Library Journal, starred review

Cocky seventh-grade super-jock Crash Coogan got his nickname the day he used his first football helmet to knock his cousin Bridget flat on her backside. And he has been running over people ever since, especially Penn Webb, the dweeby, vegetarian Quaker kid who lives down the block. Through the eyes of Crash, readers get a rare glimpse into the life of a bully in this unforgettable and beloved story about stereotypes and the surprises life can bring.

"Without being preachy, Spinelli packs a powerful moral wallop, leaving it to the pitch-perfect narration to drive home his point" --Publishers Weekly

"Spinelli's writing style is great for kids in this age-group, fast-paced and funny." --Booklist

GENRE
Young Adult
RELEASED
1996
March 19
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
176
Pages
PUBLISHER
Random House Children's Books
SELLER
Penguin Random House Canada
SIZE
7.3
MB

Customer Reviews

Wolf buddy ,

Best book ever

This is the book that makes you feel like your in the story, like you imagine everything in your head and you are lost in a other world. This is the book that you just cant stop reading. My favorite boom in the world.

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