by Jerry Spinelli


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    • Grades: 5 - 7
    • Ages: 10 - 13
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    • Format: Paperback Book
Short Summary
Two worlds collide when a geek tries to teach the star football player some life lessons.

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Crash Coogan is a big jock. As long as he can remember, he has crashed through life, running over anyone or anything that stands in his way. So when the geeky pacifist kid Penn Webb moves onto his block, Crash immediately ridicules everything about him—including his friendship.

Now a surly seventh grader, Crash scores spectacular touchdowns in each football game while Penn becomes a cheerleader. Crash saves money to buy the coolest pair of sneakers in the mall while Penn pickets a construction site to protest all shopping malls. Crash continues to bully Penn, but what good does it do when he seems oblivious to the derision and pranks Crash heaps on him?
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    • Grades: 5 - 7
    • Ages: 10 - 13
  • Product Type: Book
  • Page Count: 176 pages
  • Dimensions: 5 1/4" x 7 5/8"
  • Language: English
  • ISBN 13: 978-0-439-17674-3