Friday, August 1, 2014

Blog Tour for "Double Reverse"

This week we will take a closer look at our Fred Bowen Sport Series with his latest middle grade title for Football fans, Double Reverse.


Jesse is experienced as a wide receiver - but can he play against type and help his new team as a quarterback?



The Franklin High Panthers need a new quarterback. Freshman Jesse Wagner knows the plays, but he feels he is too small to be QB material. Jesse's brother Jay has a problem of his own: his college coach wants him to switch from quarterback to safety. The brothers agree on a deal: Jesse will try out for quarterback, and Jay will try playing safety. Meanwhile, Jesse and his teammates recruit an unlikely kicker for their team - a girl named Savannah.

Kirkus Reviews suggests this tale for the "reluctant reader who is captivated by football... There's plenty of descriptive action on the field and even a few diagrams of different key plays to enhance the text...The simple sentences and basic vocabulary of this novel will be attractive to struggling readers.An apt choice to surprise a young football fan with the power of words."  

Do you know a young reader who fits that description? See what our reviewers have to say about Double Reverse:

Monday 8/11 TheWrite Path
Tuesday 8/12 Kid LitReviews and Geo Librarian
Wednesday 8/13 Librarian in Cute Shoes

1 comment:

  1. A review of Double Reverse from Kid Lit Reviews can be seen here: http://kid-lit-reviews.com/2014/08/12/634-double-reverse-by-fred-bowen/

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