S.O.R. Losers

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Harper Collins, Sep 1, 1986 - Juvenile Fiction - 96 pages

The South Orange River (S.O.R.) School is big on sports and famous for not losing a game all season. That all changes when the school insists that some seventh-grader non-jocks form a soccer team. The new team is sure that losing their first game 32-0 will put an end to their athletic adventure, but no such luck. their parents insist they try harder. The whole school cheers them on, and the finally score...for the other team. And only the eleven members of the S.O.R. Losers team know the secret of their outstanding "success."

 

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This is a story about a group of 7th grade students who are everything but athletes. South Orange River School is known for their outstanding athletic program and even more recognized for their ... Read full review

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This book is a fun and humours read. It takes a reader through the life of a smart group of students that are not good at sports. They must play a sport according to the rules of the school. They are ... Read full review

Contents

How I Made the Team
1
The Worst Team Meets the First Game
7
First Blood and Gore
12
Heading Home
16
My Skills Are Rewarded
19
How We Practiced
24
Second Game First Goal
27
A Word from Our Sponsor
32
World War I Part II
46
Some Sympathy from Mr Tillman
52
We Score Sort Of
58
Lucy
64
The Tension Builds
69
Full of Pep
74
Secref Meeting
76
Back Words
81

The Third Game and Other Disasters
36
The Facts of Life
40
The Last Game
85
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Avi is the author of more than sixty books, including Crispin: The Cross of Lead, a Newbery Medal winner, and Crispin: At the Edge of the World. His other acclaimed titles include The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle and Nothing But the Truth, both Newbery Honor Books, and most recently The Seer of Shadows. He lives with his family in Colorado.

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