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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (135 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Mike Lupica Narrator: Fred Berman Publisher: Scholastic Inc Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Game Changers Series Release Date:
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New York Times bestselling author Mike Lupica scores a touchdown with his new middle-grade sports series!

Ben McBain is every football team's dream player. He's a jack-of-all-trades guy that can handle almost any position. When the game is on the line, Ben's number is the one being called for the final play. But Ben wants to be the starting quarterback and the one thing standing in his way is the coach's son.

Shawn O'Brien looks the part. He has been groomed by his father, a former professional quarterback. But despite his size and arm strength, Shawn is struggling.

Ben is torn between being a good teammate and going after his own dream. As Ben finds out, Shawn isn't the easiest person to help. And when Ben gets an unexpected opportunity, the entire game will change for the both of them.

Bestselling author Mike Lupica kicks off a winning new series about sports and friendship that will captivate listeners.

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  • “Ben is a strong character, surrounded by a great group of sidekicks. Readers who, like Ben, live and breathe football, will enjoy.”

    Kirkus Reviews

  • “Lupica is at his best when he puts the reader right in the center of the action…”

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Robin | 2/18/2014

    " This was the first Mike Lupica book that I've read. I can see why he's popular with young readers. His style is clear and straightforward. For those who love football, I'm sure they will really enjoy this book. As someone who doesn't like football, I was getting a bit bored with all that football talk. But, that said, I did like this book. Again, it's great to have another writer offering sports fiction for kids. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Petrit Rugova | 1/31/2014

    " I liked this book I found it very interesting "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Sarah | 1/17/2014

    " Great book for kids! MIke Lupica is a great kid writer! HIgh action, well written and good for a slightly younger group than Mike Lupica's feel kid novels like Travel Team and more substance than the Comeback Kids series. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Shannon | 1/12/2014

    " Read this with my 10-year old son. He loved it. It's written in a very colloquial manner, and there are a lot of descriptions of football games. So of course, it's great for kids more obsessed with sports than reading. My main problem with it was that the main character was pretty unbelievable. I would have liked to see a little more fullness to the character. I think it was great that he always did the right thing, but I think some kids would have trouble relating. It would have been more interesting if he had struggled a little more, the way most kids do in real life. "

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