||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.
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.
Schools -- Fiction.
Science clubs -- Fiction.