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From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

  • Interest Level: Grade 4 - Grade 8   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Jake dreams of becoming a golf pro, but can’t afford a full set of clubs or a membership to the Royal Pinecrest Golf Club. The only way he can play the course is to sneak on to it. When Jake gets the opportunity to be taught by a pro, he has to learn to trust in himself, and stand up to the rich kids who belittle him, in order to take his game to the next level.

Format Your Price
978-1-55277-009-2
$9.95
Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Fiction, High/Low
Category Diverse Books: Social Class, Diversity, SEL: A Self-Awareness, SEL: B Self-Management, Social Emotional Learning
Copyright 2008
Publisher James Lorimer and Company Ltd., Publishers
Imprint Lorimer Children & Teens
Language English
Number of Pages 120
Publication Date 2016-09-01
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV032190, JUV039140
Dewey [Fic]
Dimensions 5 x 7.75
Lexile 860
Features Author/Illustrator biography and Teaching Guides

Author: Eric Howling

Eric Howling is an advertising creative director and the author of more than ten books, including Head Hunter, Red Zone Rivals, Hoop Magic, and Run and Gun in the Lorimer Sports Stories series. Eric lives in Calgary, Alberta.

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Lorimer Sports Stories

Realistic, action-packed sports stories for reluctant middle-grade readers. Each book covers a contemporary theme—like bullying, friendship or prejudice—set against the backdrop of a specific sport. The themes will appeal to kids who play sports, such as rivalry, teamwork, competition… View available downloads →