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Kickers #3: Benched
Kickers #3: Benched
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Kickers #3: Benched

Written by Rich WallaceAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Rich Wallace
Illustrated by Jimmy HolderAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Jimmy Holder



· Knopf Books for Young Readers
· Hardcover · October 12, 2010 · $12.99 · 978-0-375-85756-0 (0-375-85756-7)
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

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KICKERS: a young middle grade soccer series
Book 3
 
It’s a race to the Kickers soccer league play-offs. Nine-year-old Ben is pretty sure that if the Bobcats win two of their last three games, they’ll earn a tournament spot. But in their game against the Tigers, the Bobcats are a mess on the field—they’re not passing well at all—and Ben decides to take control. Someone has to win this thing, and his teammates just aren’t measuring up.

Then the whistle blasts, the red card waves, and Ben is out—benched for dangerous moves. Not only that, he’s barred from the next game, too—a key bout against the Rabbits. How can he possibly help his team to the play-offs from the sidelines?
The Kickers series, from award-winning sports novelist Rich Wallace, features nonstop soccer action, black-and-white art, and league statistics and soccer tips throughout.

Also available:
KICKERS #1: THE BALL HOGS
KICKERS #2: FAKE OUT
KICKERS #4: GAME-DAY JITTERS