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Cobra Strike

by Sigmund Brouwer

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football, law & crime, friendship
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list price: $9.95
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
published: March 2007
ISBN:9781551437255
Description

After discovering tainted water in the creek near his grandmother's cabin in the Kentucky hills, senior Roy Linden slowly uncovers a connection between his high school team's new star quarterback, his own football future, and the source of the pollution. Roy Linden should be thrilled. His high school football team, the Johnstown Striking Cobras, just got a new quarterback, and that means a chance at a winning season and a college scholarship for Linden, the team's senior receiver. But then he stumbles onto a deadly secret in the small coal-mining town. Revealing this toxic threat may cost him his best friend and his football career. But remaining silent could cost him much more.

About the Author
Sigmund Brouwer is the author of over 20 novels for adults and dozens of books for children. He visits over 150 schools per year to deliver his Rock and Roll Literacy presentation, reaching about 60,000 students per year. Sigmund lives in Red Deer, Alberta. For more information, visit www.sigmundbrouwer.com.
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
9 to 12
Grade:
4 to 7
Reading age:
9 to 12
Awards
  • Commended, CCBC Best Books
Editorial Reviews

"Will appeal to those who enjoy sports stories...explores decision-making and standing up for one's beliefs."

— Resource Links

"Combining a sports focused fiction book with the ethical questions facing the characters will provide readers with great discussion or writing response fodder. Written at a 4.0 RL, Brouwer's book will appeal especially to sports loving boys and older struggling or reluctant readers."

— Puget Sound Council

"An interesting and exciting action novel which will keep readers happy to continue right to the end. Highly Recommended."

— CM Magazine

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Cobra Strike (Orca Sports)

After discovering tainted water in the creek near his grandmother’s cabin, Roy uncovers the connection between his high school’s new star quarterback and the source of the pollution.

Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Best Books for Kids & Teens. 2008.

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