Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 9 to 13
- Grade: 4 to 8
- Reading age: 7 to 10
Fast-paced sports action novels that get kids reading.
Matthew has always been a popular student and hockey player. But after an altercation with a tough kid named Dillon at hockey camp, Matt finds himself number one on the bully's hit list. Matt manages to befriend Dillon by going along with whatever he's told to do, but as the boys' antics escalate, Matt realizes that he must break ranks with Dillon and deal with the consequences. Misconduct combines fast hockey action with a unique experience of bullying from the perspective of an unlikely target.
About the author
BEVERLY SCUDAMORE is the author of several books for young readers. Ready to Play, Foul Play, Misconduct, and Ice Dreams are Canadian Children's Book Centre "Our Choice" Selections. Beverly and her family live in Sarnia, Ontario.
- Winner, Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice Selection
"Misconduct is "just right" in length with a super mix of social life at school and home, as well as quality play by play action in the hockey chapters."