Timberwolf Challenge

  • Illustrated By: Dean Griffiths
  • Pages:64
  • Publisher:Orca Book Publishers
  • Themes:practical jokes, competition, fundraising
  • Pub Date:04/01/2008
  • Age Groups:Fiction Ages 6-8
  • Lexile:560L
  • ATOS:3.1
  • Fountas & Pinnell Text Level Gradient:R
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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.

Also available in French.
"A great friendship story in which Johnny learned a good life lesson and how to be a good sport."
– Southwestern Ohio Young Adult Materials Review Group
"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."
– Puget Sound Council
"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."
– CM Magazine
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