Crack Coach

  • Interest Level: Grade 9 - Grade 12
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Maurice and Vijay are thrilled make their high school’s junior football team. But massive media coverage of their coach starts turning up allegations of illegal behavior, including use of crack cocaine. And it soon becomes clear the ego-driven competitiveness that won Coach Jones the mayor’s office fuels his abusive coaching style. Maurice and Vijay finally decide that they’ve had enough. But can they get the rest of the team to help them take control from the man the whole world knows as the Crack Coach?

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Interest Level Grade 9 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre High/Low, Young Adult
Copyright 2017
Publisher James Lorimer and Company Ltd., Publishers
Imprint Lorimer Children & Teens
Language English
Number of Pages 160
Publication Date 2020-08-01
Text Type Fiction
BISACS YAF059060, YAF058080
Dewey [Fic]
Dimensions 5.5 x 8.5
Lexile 740
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Author: Steven Sandor

Steven Sandor is an award-winning magazine editor, author and sports broadcaster. He has written five books in the Lorimer Sports Stories series, and two teen novels.