Gang Tackle

Eric Howling (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459812260

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After budget cuts force the Southside Saints football team to disband, Jamal and his friends have to settle for playing pickup on the hardscrabble field behind their high school. Then the president of a sporting-goods company offers to donate $20,000 worth of equipment to the team. There's only one catch: he wants to be the coach. Thrilled to have a real team together, the players turn a blind eye to Coach Fort's racism, bullying and discrimination. Until he takes it too far. Now its up to Jamal and his teammates to take back their team and show what they're made of.

Reading Level
Lexile
HL520L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
N
ATOS
3.5
DRA
30
Categories
Genre
Chapter Books Social Issues Sports & Recreation
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade
Subject
Language Arts
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction
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