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Relay Race Breakdown
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Jake Maddox

Relay Race Breakdown

by Jake Maddox
Illustrated by Eduardo Garcia

Nick hates running, but when his gym teacher gives him an ultimatum—join the relay-race team or fail the class—he knows he has no choice. He'll have to suck it up and run. Will he learn to run or let down his team?

 
ISBN978-1-4342-3903-7
PublisherStone Arch Books
BrandJake Maddox
Age Level8-11 Years
Reading LevelGrades 3-6
GenreSports Fiction
SubjectSports
Trim Size5 1/4 x 7 1/2
Page Count72
LanguageEnglish
Copyright2012
Paperback
Price
$5.95
 


 
 

Reviews

Library Media Connection - Nick Petrosino

"This series does a nice job of spreading the wealth when it comes to sports fiction. Instead of concentrating on the typical mainstays, the series provides interesting storylines pertaining to some lesser publicized sports. The books are broken down into short chapters with plenty of white space for easy reading. The characters and plots are believable as each story escalates to its satisfactory conclusion. Full-page, b&w illustrations help the characters come to life and provide visual context. This high-interest, low-level series is sure to be a hit with many readers, but expect sports enthusiasts and Matt Christopher fans to be the first in line to get their hands on these books. Additional features include discussion questions, writing prompts, and additional information about each sport. Recommended." - Library Media Connection

October 1, 2012

Jake Maddox

Jake Maddox

Who is Jake Maddox? Athlete, author, world-traveler – or all three? He has surfed in Hawaii, scuba-dived in Australia, and climbed the mountains of Peru and Alaska. His books range from the most popular team sports to outdoor activities to survival adventures and even to auto racing. His exploits have inspired numerous writers to walk in his footsteps – literally! Each of his stories is stamped with teamwork, fair play, and a strong sense of self-worth and discipline. Always a team-player, Maddox realizes it takes more than one man (or woman) to create a book good enough for a young reader. He hopes the lessons learned on the court, field, or arena and the champion sprinter pace of his books can motivate kids to become better athletes and lifelong readers.

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