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?
|Interest Level||Grade 9 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Genre||Fiction, High/Low, Young Adult|
|Publisher||Lorimer & Company, Ltd.|
|Imprint||Lorimer Children & Teens|
|Number of Pages||160|
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