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Fiction Ages 12+
Pages: 128
Themes: skateboarding, friendship, risk-taking
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pub Date: 01/Sep/2004
Lexile Level: HL600L
Fry Reading Level: 2.2
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Philip lives for skateboarding. School is merely the break between trying to land a difficult jump and outrunning the security guards. When he and his best friend Wally meet a professional skateboarder who videotapes himself for his website, Philip thinks they can do it too—and make money at the same time. When they start getting hits on their website—and making money—they start to feel the pressure to do more and more dangerous stunts.

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