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Love of the Game

4 for 4 (Volume 3)

John Coy

Feiwel & Friends

Middle school is full of new challenges for Jackson, Gig, Isaac, and Diego, four sports-loving friends who have always stuck together. Lockers that won’t open, older (and bigger) kids, classes that are far apart, tons of homework—there’s a lot to get used to.

One thing the boys are looking forward to, however, is making the football team. Not every one will get what he wants, though, on the field and at home.

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CHAPTER 1
 
 
Where on earth is the bus?
I step out into the street and squint into the sun. I check my phone. 7:33. It’s supposed to be here.
Behind me two older girls with straight, black hair, one with purple nail polish and the other with blue, ignore me completely as they argue about whether somebody named Rex is hot.
Where’s the bus? You’d think they’d make sure it was on time on the first day of middle school. I’ve already got enough to worry about with lockers, schedules, and the awful things eighth graders are dreaming up to do
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LOVE OF THE GAME by John CoyKirkus Book Reviews
Read the Kirkus Review of LOVE OF THE GAME . Middle-grade boys will welcome the latest installment of this popular sports series, this time featuring football.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • John Coy

  • John Coy is the author of many acclaimed books for young readers and teens, including Top of the Order and Eyes on the Goal, the first and second books in his 4 for 4 series. He lives in Minneapolis. Visit him online at www.johncoy.com.
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Love of the Game

4 for 4

John Coy

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