Selling Points: "Practical jokes, competition, fundraising"
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pub Date: Apr/01/2008
Fiction Ages 7-9
Johnny Maverick has come up with an idea to win a fundraising contest for the Howling Timberwolves hockey team. It seems fun, until a girl visits Howling—and starts to win challenges against Johnny. The entire town finds it funny; even worse, his friends Tom and Stu like what's happening.
CM Magazine - September 30, 2011
"Combin[es] the physical humour of the previous books with a concise fully developed plot and simple language...Timberwolf Challenge is a not-to-be-missed title for those who have chuckled with other books in the "Timberwolves" series...[and is] particularly effective for the struggling reader."
Puget Sound Council - September 1, 2009
"Slapstick humor in this 5th book about the Timberwolves adds to a memorable and enjoyable transitional chapter book series for sports lovers and reluctant readers, especially boys."
Southwestern Ohio Young Adult Materials Review Group - November 18, 2008
"A great friendship story in which Johnny learned a good life lesson and how to be a good sport."
CCBC Best Books, commended
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