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A Whole New Ball Game
Contributor(s): Payton, Belle
ISBN: 1481406426     ISBN-13: 9781481406420
Publisher: Simon Spotlight
    OUR PRICE: $15.29  
Product Type: Hardcover - Other Formats
Published: May 2014
Annotation: Moving from the East to a new home in Texas where their father is coaching an elite high school football team, 12-year-old twins Alex and Ava meet new challenges from opposing perspectives while wondering if their differences will compromise their bond. Simultaneous.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Twins; Fiction.
Families; Fiction.
Moving, household; Fiction.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Family | Siblings
- Juvenile Fiction | Social Issues | Friendship
- Juvenile Fiction | Sports & Recreation | Football
Dewey: [Fic]
LCCN: bl2014019901
Lexile Measure: 690
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 4-6, Age 9-11
Series: It Takes Two
Book type: Juvenile Fiction
Physical Information: 8.75" H x 5.75" W x 0.75" (0.60 lbs) 149 pages
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 166757
Reading Level: 4.7   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 4.0
Scholastic Reading Counts Info
Quiz #: Q63866
Reading Level: 4.3   Interest Level: Grades 3-5   Point Value: 7.0
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.

Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 2014 Fall)
Twins Ava and Alex Sackett are new to a football-crazed Texas town and must acclimate to both the football fever and the attention they get as the head coach's daughters. Meanwhile, the girls struggle to remain a unit while also searching for individual identities. Despite stock characters, tween girls will find plenty to enjoy and relate to in the hospitable series-opener.