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Who says winning is everythingThere’s a new rule at Jack Logan’s sports crazy high school all students must play on a team So Jack and a group of anti. E ARC from Edelweiss Above the TreelineJack Logan's school is nuts about sports to the extent that their 70 year old principal tries to break a record at the yearly senior run outpacing several of the high school senior athletes before dropping dead of a heart attack on the field that is named posthumously for him To replace him football coach Muhldinger is elevated to the position and his first act is to proclaim that all seniors must participate in a sport This doesn't make Jack happy He's happy just getting by trying to avoid the shadow of his father and older brothers' athletic prowess His friend Becca isn't thrilled either she just wants to work on her college essays and get into Harvard thereby escaping the drama of her parents' fights Along with several other unathletic friends Jack and Becca manage to talk the part time Latin teacher into coaching their low level soccer team Their change to fly beneath the radar is blown when they lose a game spectacularly and a video is posted online of game highlights which include Jack making a goal and Muhldinger ranting at the team about their incompetence It also doesn't help when Rob is badly beaten and it is likely that his attackers were members of the football team Jack is at odds with everyone his father Muhldinger and the football team He is also good enough at soccer that he is asked to play on a men's team in a neighboring community which makes him rethink for a second the philosophy of his new school team which is to lose as badly as possible The team becomes an internet sensation and news reporters descend some of them rooting up old secrets about Jack's father and Muhldinger Jack is confused about a lot of things but not about Becca whom he likes a good deal Will the losers cling to their legacy of bad sportsmanship or will they come to an understanding about the true meaning of competitionStrengths First of all I deeply appreciate the lack of vulgar language and high school situations in this Since it is about seniors in high school I was wary This was uite brilliant on so many levels Yes many schools are excessively interested in sports but the levels on which this affects Jack are brilliantly portrayed even so because he starts off being content not to care too much The relationship with Becca is fantastic because the two are very eual and play on the same team AND they ride bikes everywhere Double bonus points for best and most realistic high school Latin teacher in teen literature even if Percy writing a sonnet to Becca is a bit creepy Grandmaster has been hugely popular with a wide range of my 8th grade boys and I think this one will be as well Weaknesses Are basic school policies different on the east coast Perhaps they are I don't see Muhldinger being made principal unless he had his license and the move to reuire all seniors to participate in a sport would take many months to hammer out with a school board in reality Artistic license I suppose but that sort of detail always bothers me What I really think I've always enjoyed Klass' sports books but until I finished this one I didn't fully understand how deliciously subversive his sports books are It makes me want to go back and reread Danger Zone although I remember that Wrestling with Honor also had that facet Highly recommend for both middle school and high school readers L'Amour à tout prix, Tome 1 : play on a team So Jack and a group of anti. E ARC from Edelweiss Above the TreelineJack Logan's school is nuts about sports to the extent that their 70 year old Dessiner des mangas Poche pour les Nuls principal tries to break a record at the yearly senior run outpacing several of the high school senior athletes before dropping dead of a heart attack on the field that is named Détective Conan - Tome 2 posthumously for him To replace him football coach Muhldinger is elevated to the Vagabond, tome 8 position and his first act is to Réactions, des Atomes aux Galaxies proclaim that all seniors must Le grand livre du dessin manga participate in a sport This doesn't make Jack happy He's happy just getting by trying to avoid the shadow of his father and older brothers' athletic Air Gear - Tome 01 prowess His friend Becca isn't thrilled either she just wants to work on her college essays and get into Harvard thereby escaping the drama of her Tout le Dessin Manga parents' fights Along with several other unathletic friends Jack and Becca manage to talk the Nana, Tome 15 : part time Latin teacher into coaching their low level soccer team Their change to fly beneath the radar is blown when they lose a game spectacularly and a video is UQ Holder! T07 posted online of game highlights which include Jack making a goal and Muhldinger ranting at the team about their incompetence It also doesn't help when Rob is badly beaten and it is likely that his attackers were members of the football team Jack is at odds with everyone his father Muhldinger and the football team He is also good enough at soccer that he is asked to Ippo - saison 1, La rage de vaincre - tome 01 (1) play on a men's team in a neighboring community which makes him rethink for a second the Ippo - saison 1, La rage de vaincre - tome 13 (13) philosophy of his new school team which is to lose as badly as Ippo - saison 1, La rage de vaincre - tome 12 (12) possible The team becomes an internet sensation and news reporters descend some of them rooting up old secrets about Jack's father and Muhldinger Jack is confused about a lot of things but not about Becca whom he likes a good deal Will the losers cling to their legacy of bad sportsmanship or will they come to an understanding about the true meaning of competitionStrengths First of all I deeply appreciate the lack of vulgar language and high school situations in this Since it is about seniors in high school I was wary This was uite brilliant on so many levels Yes many schools are excessively interested in sports but the levels on which this affects Jack are brilliantly Ippo - saison 1, La rage de vaincre - tome 11 (11) portrayed even so because he starts off being content not to care too much The relationship with Becca is fantastic because the two are very eual and Ippo - saison 5, Dans l'ombre du champion - tome 14 (14) play on the same team AND they ride bikes everywhere Double bonus Ippo - saison 5, Dans l'ombre du champion - tome 16 (16) points for best and most realistic high school Latin teacher in teen literature even if Percy writing a sonnet to Becca is a bit creepy Grandmaster has been hugely Ippo - saison 1, La rage de vaincre - tome 02 (2) popular with a wide range of my 8th grade boys and I think this one will be as well Weaknesses Are basic school Ippo - saison 1, La rage de vaincre - tome 03 (3) policies different on the east coast Perhaps they are I don't see Muhldinger being made Ippo - saison 5, Dans l'ombre du champion - tome 15 (15) principal unless he had his license and the move to reuire all seniors to Ippo - saison 5, Dans l'ombre du champion - tome 12 (12) participate in a sport would take many months to hammer out with a school board in reality Artistic license I suppose but that sort of detail always bothers me What I really think I've always enjoyed Klass' sports books but until I finished this one I didn't fully understand how deliciously subversive his sports books are It makes me want to go back and reread Danger Zone although I remember that Wrestling with Honor also had that facet Highly recommend for both middle school and high school readers

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Athletic friends decide to rebel They create a third string soccer team whose mission is to avoid victory at any cost But as the team’s losing formula be. I really enjoyed this random pick I decided to grab whatever book from my to read pile that caught my eye first and it happened to be this I haven't read any contemporary YA for a while and I also rarely read sports books but this one was a whole lot of funJack is from a 'sporting' family and with two older brothers ahead of him who both excelled at High School Sports he should be a star himself Except he's not He hates sport especially Football but when his school chooses a Sports fanatic for a principal and HE decides all seniors must participate in team sports Jack is forced into something he doesn't want to do The Losers are created and the book takes a hilarious turnLoved this even if Sport is not for me I appreciate the Losers so much Four stars Pandora Hearts, Tome 1 pick I decided to grab whatever book from my to read L'histoire en manga 3. L'Inde et la Chine antiques pile that caught my eye first and it happened to be this I haven't read any contemporary YA for a while and I also rarely read sports books but this one was a whole lot of funJack is from a 'sporting' family and with two older brothers ahead of him who both excelled at High School Sports he should be a star himself Except he's not He hates sport especially Football but when his school chooses a Sports fanatic for a Nana, tome 2 principal and HE decides all seniors must Doubt T01 (01) participate in team sports Jack is forced into something he doesn't want to do The Losers are created and the book takes a hilarious turnLoved this even if Sport is not for me I appreciate the Losers so much Four stars

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Comes increasingly successful at attracting fans and attention Jack and his teammates are winning in ways they never expected and don’t know how to handl. Is this a cautionary tale for all those sports loving coaches and kids or just a reminder to all those sports loving coaches and kids that there is out there Jack Logan’s family are sports legend at his jock heavy high school that is all except him He’s just never really gotten into it and has plenty of other things that keep him busy and happy So when the school’s principal suddenly dies in the middle of a race at school and the football coach is hired as his replacement not being athletic isn’t going to be an excuse any Principal Muhldinger a sports fanatic implements a new rule at school all seniors now have to participate in a sport in order to graduate But Jack and his friends aren’t going to just roll over and take it They’ll join a sport but don’t expect them to try No one ever said they had to win right uick and easy feel good read