I rated this book four out of five stars. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. BUY NOW FROM. Billy and his father get into fights and Billy just wants him to quit the team. The book is very well written and I love reading football books. Hardcover. The star of the team helps a new kid when another player bullies him about carrying a picture of his dog around with him. Having written over 20 novels between 1984 and 2007, he was a nominee for the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Dead Air (1986), on the Best First Mystery. The book Comeback Kids by mike Lupica is a great novel. Chris, the star is really good at football but not very good in school. USA/World; Canada; Europe Get this from a library! He can't read well, and has to quit the tea. That summer him and his dad made a clearing in his back yard and then put up a field goal post and four 10 yard marks. 4.5 out of 5 stars 10. The first novel in the comeback kid series sequel, this young adult novel has gained so much popularity among avid sport fans. Billy is the best shooter in the league but not the best player. I have rated it five stars because this book is just a well written book. Hot hand (2007) Billy plays basketball and his father is the coach. Scott and Chris make a deal; Scott helps Chris in school, and Chris helps Scott in football. Come the new school year he was confident that he would make the team and start as the kicker. The book Comeback Kids by Mike Lupica is about a kid that has moved schools quite often and makes a difference on the football team. Billy raynor's parents are getting a divorce, a trial separation they call it but he knows that it is a divorce.Billy plays basketball on his 5th-6th grade basketball team in the rec-league at the YMCA. I liked it a lot. This book is about a kid who loves basketball but he may not be the best at it. There was 32 seconds left and the score was still tied up. Back to basketball, Billy is the best player on his team and described as the best shooter in the league. Football has finally started but Scott had lost his focus because Jimmy had brought Scott confidence level down. Mike Lupica tries to focus more on the development of Billy Raynor as a character and his father is the coach of the team that Billy is playing at. Billy is the best shooter in the league but not the best player. If you see one missing just send me an e-mail below. The answer is no. More Details / Buy. He has the best jump shot in the league. The book is about a sixth grade championship that I could relate to when I was in sixth grade. Very captivating, the series consists of 5 books; Mike Lupica is a sports newspaper columnist, not only has he made several appearances on ESPN, but also has a sport section in the New York Daily News. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published One of the best book series ever. Billy got to play in the next game and scored 14 points but his dad got mad at him again for shooting to much. We are introduced to Scott, a charismatic, smart, but less athletic kid in sixth grade. Mike Lupica is one of the most prominent sports writers in America. $8.99. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Please note that as an Amazon Associate, I earn money from qualifying purchases. AMAZON ... ``had been a constant Clinton supporter through the years'') and Allen (who began the book as a graduate project at the Univ. Its introduction is catchy, but there is suspense towards the end of the book. As you read the novel, you also get to see the troubles he has ongoing at home, his parents are getting a divorce and this is not going well with Billy. Refresh and try again. Read "Comeback Kid" by John Elway available from Rakuten Kobo. We’d love your help. Too bad for the bullies! Mike Lupica is one of the most prominent sports writers in America. Opposites attract, Scott is a very smart kid while Chris is athletic and the team’s quarterback. They play the final game and win it all. While he hopes his team gets to the championship game while being undefeated, his younger brother Ben, who plays piano, is going through his own struggles. Everyone makes fun of him, but then the coolest kid in school, Chris, befriends him. The Life and Career of Bill Clinton. Chris convinces Scott to go for the town football team, and when Scott gets on the team, he's the worst player and sits on the bench. The book Comeback Kids by mike Lupica is a great novel. To see what your friends thought of this book, I just finished reading Comeback Kids by Mike Lupica, it was a good book. Insert your e-mail below to start getting these recommendations. No brag. Will Scott get better at football? These novels, in the sequel are strongly recommended for individuals who love sports in general, it can be basketball, rugby, hockey and many. No brag. The author of the book, Comeback Kids, is Mike Lupica. In this novel, we get to see the concept of conflict and resolution. But if an individual that has lots of time to read and likes to read a lot, I wouldn’t recommend this to them because they’d be better off with a bigger book. His friend Lenny is the best player. They become friends that help each other get better at things like schoolwork and sports. When he got to the game they were all tied up at 20.