Kickoff Blitz (Sports Illustrated Kids Graphic Novels Series)

Kickoff Blitz (Sports Illustrated Kids Graphic Novels Series)

by Blake A. Hoena
     
 

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Tou Yang is the smallest kid on his football team, but he plays like a giant. Tou's job is to dash down the field and smash the ball carrier on kickoffs and punts, and he does it well. When the Bandits come to town, an old enemy on the other side of the line goes out of his way to bring Tou down. Darren cuts corners and plays dirty. Will Tou be able to overcome his

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Tou Yang is the smallest kid on his football team, but he plays like a giant. Tou's job is to dash down the field and smash the ball carrier on kickoffs and punts, and he does it well. When the Bandits come to town, an old enemy on the other side of the line goes out of his way to bring Tou down. Darren cuts corners and plays dirty. Will Tou be able to overcome his gridiron bully, or will Darren send him to the sidelines?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781434249487
Publisher:
Capstone Press
Publication date:
07/01/2012
Series:
Sports Illustrated Kids Graphic Novels Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
56
Sales rank:
985,190
File size:
17 MB
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This product may take a few minutes to download.
Age Range:
8 - 10 Years

Meet the Author

Blake A. Hoena grew up in central Wisconsin, where, in his youth, he wrote stories about robots conquering the Moon and trolls lumbering around in the woods behind his parent’s house — and the fact that the trolls were hunting for little boys had nothing to do with Blake’s pesky younger brothers. Later, he moved to Minnesota to pursue a Masters of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Since graduating, Blake has written more than forty books for children, including retellings of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and the Perseus and Medusa myth. Most recently, he’s working on graphic novels for Sports Illustrated Kids and writing stories about superheroes.
Alfonso Ruiz was born in 1975 in Macuspana, Tabasco in Mexico, where the temperature is just as hot as the sauce is. He became a comic book illustrator when he was 17 years old, and has worked on many graphic novels since then. Alfonso has illustrated several English graphic novels, including retellings of Dracula and Pinocchio.
Jorge Gonzalez was born in Monterrey, Mexico, in 1982. Since then, he has dedicated several years of his life to the comic book industry. Jorge began his career as a colorist for the graphic novel retellings of The Time Machine and Journey to the Center of the Earth. In 2006, Jorge, along with several other artists, established Protobunker Studio, where he currently works as a colorist.

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