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Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem.
Orlando : Disney-Hyperion, 2013
IL 5-8, RL 4.9

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Imagine growing 6 inches over the summer. That’s what happened to Theo Rollins and suddenly everyone is looking at him differently. The basketball coach wants to change him from a science geek into a basketball star. Only Theo hasn’t played much and isn’t very good. Watching him play, a girl calls him “Sasquatch” and it sticks as the other players give him a hard time and the schools “Aca-lympic” team wants him kicked off because he isn’t pulling his weight. Then to top it all off, he’s accused of stealing. Follow Theo’s journey and root for him to survive 8th grade. (Pennsylvania Young Reader’s Choice Award 2017-2018)

SUBJECTS:    African Americans -- Fiction.
                        Basketball -- Fiction.
                        Interpersonal relations -- Fiction.
                        Jews -- Fiction.
                        Middle schools -- Fiction.
                        Mystery and detective stories.
                        Mystery fiction.
                        Schools -- Fiction.
                        Science clubs -- Fiction.

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