The Extra Point

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

After she gets cut from the soccer team her senior year, Riley doesn’t know what to do. She had the best kick on the team but wasn’t fast enough. When the high school football team is in desperate need of a new kicker, Riley decides to go for it. But swapping a soccer ball for a football isn’t so easy. Riley has to learn how to kick a football and deal with a teammate who isn’t happy about her being on the team. When it comes down to the wire, will her natural talent be enough? Or will Riley crack under the pressure?

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-51243-981-6
$26.65 $19.99
978-1-51245-353-9
$7.99 $7.99
978-1-51244-870-2
$39.99 $29.99
Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Fiction, High/Low, Young Adult
Copyright 2017
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Darby Creek ™
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Publication Date 2017-08-01
BISACS YAF000000, YAF011000, YAF059060
Dewey [Fic]
Dimensions 5.25 x 7.5
Lexile 680
ATOS Reading Level 4.4
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 196454
Accelerated Reader® Points 2.0
Features Author/Illustrator biography and Reviewed

Reviews

School Library Journal

“With action-packed sequences on the field and riveting plots off of it dealing with timely topics, such as sports injuries and sexism, this series will appeal to hi-lo readers on a fourth grade reading level.”—School Library Journal

Kirkus Reviews

“[A] reluctant reader-friendly fast read with positive messages about hard work and being a good teammate.”—Kirkus Reviews

Booklist Online

“[A] simple and uncomplicated story about self-discipline and confidence in the aftermath of disappointment.”—Booklist

Author: Chris Kreie

Chris Kreie is an elementary teacher and lives in Minnesota with his wife and two children. As a kid, he always loved scary stories.