Games

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Harper Collins, Jan 9, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 288 pages
47 Reviews

Mick Sullivan likes reading thrillers, daydreaming about Tabitha Slater, and teasing his archenemy, Boot Quinn.

Boot Quinn likes playing his guitar, daydreaming about Tabitha Slater, and punching his adversary, Mick Sullivan.

The two eighth graders are rivals in every way, and with two fights in the first week of school, they've set the stage for a yearlong showdown. That is, until a new principal arrives on the scene and forces Mick and Boot to spend an hour and a half each day playing games together. Two enemies, one small room, and no adult supervision—battle lines are bound to be crossed.

As the wins and losses are tallied, the boys find themselves fighting for their classmates' attention, a cute girl's affection, and their own fathers' respect.

But how far are they willing to go to win? And who are they really fighting?

There's only one way to find out.

Game on.

 

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This was another one of those books that felt to me like it was set in the 40's or 50's, but that I think was set in the present. The insults the boys slung at each other just seemed so . . . tame and odd. And their interactions with the dream-girl were also weird. Read full review

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User Review  - Cory - Goodreads

This was another one of those books that felt to me like it was set in the 40's or 50's, but that I think was set in the present. The insults the boys slung at each other just seemed so . . . tame and odd. And their interactions with the dream-girl were also weird. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
11
Section 3
18
Section 4
34
Section 5
47
Section 6
58
Section 7
69
Section 8
78
Section 15
145
Section 16
152
Section 17
162
Section 18
175
Section 19
184
Section 20
192
Section 21
199
Section 22
208

Section 9
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Section 10
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Section 11
108
Section 12
115
Section 13
128
Section 14
136
Section 23
245
Section 24
268
Section 25
273
Section 26
284
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About the author (2007)

Carol Gorman is the author of many books for young readers, including Dork In Disguise, Dork on the Run, and A Midsummer Night's Dork. Ms. Gorman lives with her husband, writer Ed Gorman, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where she also teaches at Coe College.

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