The Franchise

From the Series The Opportunity

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

Latrell Baker’s scientific approach to football—watching football—has finally paid off. Harmon Holt heard about the algorithm he developed for determining best defensive play, and now Latrell’s landed himself an internship with the NFL’s LA Stars. But he’ll soon discover that working in pro football involves more politics and secrets than science.

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Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Fiction, High/Low, Young Adult
Copyright 2013
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Darby Creek ™, Lerner Digital ™
Language English
Number of Pages 104
Publication Date 2013-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 3.7
Text Type Fiction
BISACS YAF008000, YAF011000, YAF058000
Dewey [Fic]
Dimensions 5.25 x 7.5
Lexile 640
ATOS Reading Level 4.5
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 160202
Accelerated Reader® Points 2.0
Features Author/Illustrator biography and Reviewed

Reviews

Booklist

“Aimed at reluctant readers and using short chapters, an enticing plot, and an admirable protagonist, this is a provocative, ethically satisfying glimpse of the gritty underside of professional football.” —Booklist

Author: Brent Chartier

Brent Chartier co-wrote The Franchise (The Opportunity series) and At All Costs (Red Zone series) with author Patrick Jones. He currently lives in a Detroit suburb with his son and their two cats.

Author: Patrick Jones

Patrick Jones lives in Minneapolis and is the author of many novels including the Support and Defend series. A former librarian, Jones received lifetime achievement awards from the American Library Association and the Catholic Library Association.