Fighter's Alley

From the Series Bareknuckle

  • Interest Level: Grade 6 - Grade 12
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Will’s father is running for mayor. The competition is slim. So all Will has to do is keep from embarrassing his family during the election. Problem is, Will has been secretly boxing down at the Woodrat Club—just the sort of seedy place Will’s dad wants to stomp out.

After training with Eddie Tancredi, a mysterious ex-boxer, Will enters a high-stakes Woodrat tournament. He even has a shot at victory. But will his family conflict ruin his chances? If not, secrets from Eddie’s past might . . .

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Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre High/Low, Young Adult
Copyright 2014
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Darby Creek ™
Language English
Number of Pages 104
Publication Date 2014-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 3.7
Text Type Fiction—Historical
BISACS YAF059090, YAF058100, YAF024150
Dewey [Fic]
Dimensions 5.25 x 7.5
Lexile 650
ATOS Reading Level 4.5
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 163028
Accelerated Reader® Points 2.0
Features Author/Illustrator biography and Reviewed



“Although the series is aimed at reluctant readers, it is exciting enough to interest voracious readers as well. The Bareknuckle series would be a worthy addition to middle school libraries and libraries serving the tween population.” —VOYA

Author: Heather Duffy Stone

Heather Duffy Stone is a writer and school counselor living in Accra, Ghana. She is the author of Fighter's Alley, a book in the Darby Creek Bareknuckle series.