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The walk on [electronic resource] : The Triple Threat Series, Book 1. John Feinstein.

Feinstein, John. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780385753487 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2014.

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Summary, etc.: Bestselling sportswriter John Feinstein kicks off a new series for middle grade featuring Alex Myers, a student athlete who tries to take on the sports establishment in his new town. Alex Myers is a triple-threat athlete--great at football, basketball, and baseball. But he'll have to fight for a spot on the varsity team. Alex is a quarterback, but from the first day of football practice, it's clear that that position is very much filled by the coach's son, Matt. Alex has the better arm, but Matt has more experience--and the coach's loyalty. Alex finally gets a chance to show what he can do when Matt is injured, and he helps win a key game to keep the Lions' bid for the state championship alive. But just when his star is rising, Alex gets blindsided--the state has started drug testing, and Alex's test comes back positive for steroids. Alex knows that's not right. But he doesn't know if it's a mistake--or if someone wants to make sure...
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 3 - Text Difficulty 4
780 Lexile.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2014. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2532 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Young Adult Fiction.
Young Adult Literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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