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Apr 07, 2015 | ISBN 9780553536645

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An ALA Best Book for Young Adults
An IRA-CBC Children’s Choice
A Child Magazine Best Book of the Year
A New York Public Library Book for Reading and Sharing
A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year
Winner of Ten State Children’s Choice Awards
“Just about everyone knows someone like Crash Coogan, a big jock since he started to move on two feet. He learns some hard lessons about bullying in an entertaining novel.” —The New York Times
“Readers will devour this humorous glimpse of what jocks are made of.” —School Library Journal, Starred
“Spinelli packs a powerful moral wallop, leaving it to the pitch-perfect narration to drive home his point.” —Publishers Weekly
“Great fun to read.” —The Horn Book Magazine
“Fast-paced and funny.” —Booklist


ALA Best Books for Young Adults WINNER 1997

Iowa Children’s Choice Award WINNER 1999

Iowa Teen Book Award WINNER 1999

Kentucky Bluegrass Award WINNER 1997

Kentucky Bluegrass Master List WINNER 1997

Maine Student Book Award WINNER 1997

Maine Student Book Master List WINNER 1997

Maryland Children’s Book Award WINNER 1999

Massachusetts Children’s Book Award WINNER 1997

Minnesota Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award WINNER 1999

Minnesota Maud Heart Lovelace Award WINNER 1999

Nevada Young Readers Award WINNER 1997

Pennsylvania Keystone State Reading Association Book Award WINNER 1997

South Carolina Children’s Book Award WINNER 1999

Virginia Young Readers Program Award WINNER 1998

Wisconsin Golden Archer Book Award WINNER 2000

Wyoming Indian Paintbrush Award WINNER 1998

Illinois Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Award NOMINEE 2002

Illinois Rebecca Caudill Young Readers’ Book Award NOMINEE 2002

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