Game Changers by Mike Lupica audiobook

Game Changers

By Mike Lupica
Read by Fred Berman

Scholastic Inc, Scholastic Audio Books

The Game Changers Series: Book 1

4.87 Hours 1
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New York Times bestselling author Mike Lupica scores a touchdown with his new middle-grade sports series! Ben McBain is every football team's dream player. He's a jack-of-all-trades guy that can handle almost any position. When the game is on the line, Ben's number is the one being called for the final play. But Ben wants to be the starting quarterback and the one thing standing in his way is the coach's son. Shawn O'Brien looks the part. He has been groomed by his father, a former professional quarterback. But despite his size and arm strength, Shawn is struggling. Ben is torn between being a good teammate and going after his own dream. As Ben finds out, Shawn isn't the easiest person to help. And when Ben gets an unexpected opportunity, the entire game will change for the both of them. Best-selling author Mike Lupica kicks off a winning new series about sports and friendship that will captivate listeners.

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Summary

Summary

New York Times bestselling author Mike Lupica scores a touchdown with his new middle-grade sports series!

Ben McBain is every football team's dream player. He's a jack-of-all-trades guy that can handle almost any position. When the game is on the line, Ben's number is the one being called for the final play. But Ben wants to be the starting quarterback and the one thing standing in his way is the coach's son.

Shawn O'Brien looks the part. He has been groomed by his father, a former professional quarterback. But despite his size and arm strength, Shawn is struggling.

Ben is torn between being a good teammate and going after his own dream. As Ben finds out, Shawn isn't the easiest person to help. And when Ben gets an unexpected opportunity, the entire game will change for the both of them.

Best-selling author Mike Lupica kicks off a winning new series about sports and friendship that will captivate listeners.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Lupica's football action engages, and his delineation of the athlete's thought process and emotional highs and lows of competition feels visceral and real. Kirkus (Million Dollar Throw)
Lupica is at his best when he puts the reader right in the center of the action. Booklist (Summer Ball)
[E]ngaging . . . Lupica has a great ear for dialogue, and even the minor characters are fully developed. The tone is inspiring without crossing into didactism, and there is plenty of football action throughout. School Library Journal (Game Changers)Praise for Mike Lupica
[A]n action-packed look at middle school sports as it explores issues of friendship, problem-solving, and coming-of-age. Sports fans will eat it up. Kirkus(Game Changers Book 2: Play Makers)
“Ben is a strong character, surrounded by a great group of sidekicks. Readers who, like Ben, live and breathe football, will enjoy.” Kirkus Reviews
“Lupica is at his best when he puts the reader right in the center of the action…” Booklist 

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Author

Author Bio: Mike Lupica

Author Bio: Mike Lupica

Mike Lupica is a New York Times bestselling author and a veteran sports columnist who spent most of his career with the New York Daily News. For three decades, he was a panelist on ESPN’s The Sports Reporters. He is now a member of the National Sports Media Association Hall of Fame.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 4.87
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English