|aSasquatch in the paint / |cKareem Abdul-Jabbar and Raymond Obstfeld
|aNew York : |bDisney-Hyperion Books, |c2013
|a265 p. ; |c22 cm.
|aStreetball crew ; |vbook 1
|aEighth-grader Theo Rollins' growth spurt has Coach Mandrake trying to transform him into a basketball star, but training time is hurting the science club's chances of winning the "Aca-lympics," and being accused of stealing could mean Theo is off both teams
內容簡介top Sasquatch in the Paint 簡介 Theo Rollins is starting eighth grade six inches taller, and his new height is making everyone expect more from him. Coach Mandrake wants to transform him from invisible science geek into star basketball player, even though Theo has little experience with the game. When Theo tries to hone his skills by playing pick-up ball in the park, kids are eager to include him at first; then they quickly see that he has no control of his gangly body. A girl named Rain even dubs him asquatch.?To make matters worse, all his time spent on training is starting to hurt his science club chances of winning the ca-lympics,?the school trivia competition. Just when Theo thinks he can handle any more pressure, he accused of stealing. Can he find the real thief before he is kicked off the basketball and science club teams, or will his attempt at sleuthing be yet another air ball? Loosely based on challenges that NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar faced while growing up, Sasquatch in the Paint is a slam dunk for fans of basketball action and absorbing mysteries.