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Off the Rim (All-Star Sports Story) Paperback – October 1, 2009

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Product Details

  • Age Range: 8 and up
  • Grade Level: 3 and up
  • Series: All-Star Sports Story
  • Paperback: 112 pages
  • Publisher: Peachtree Publishers; Reissue edition (October 1, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1561455091
  • ISBN-13: 978-1561455096
  • Product Dimensions: 0.5 x 5.2 x 7.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #495,250 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews


"Bowen is quickly joining the ranks of today's most popular sports-fiction authors.... he skillfully interweaves fact and fiction and uses historical sports plays and concepts as a backdrop for the story." --School Library Journal

"If you are a sports fan or just love sports books, you should check out the new AllStar SportStory series by Fred Bowen.... Bowen is a natural when it comes to writing sports stories and informing his readers about the past. These books are perfect for kids ages 8 to 12." --Newsday

"[Bowen's] pace is excellent and he has a knack for efficient evocation...." --Washington Post

About the Author

Fred Bowen is the author of the AllStar SportStory series. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Bowen received his law degree from George Washington University. A lifelong sports fanatic, he is a youth league baseball, basketball, and soccer coach, in addition to being a U.S. Department of Labor lawyer who spends his lunch hours and subway commutes writing. Bowen lives in Maryland.

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Karin Chenoweth on October 30, 2009
Format: Paperback
Fred Bowen's books are exactly right--they are exciting, they present kid-sized dilemmas, and they use important historical examples. My kids loved his books when they were younger, and I never hesitate to recommend them.
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