The Million Dollar Strike

The Million Dollar Strike

by Dan Gutman
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The Million Dollar Strike by Dan Gutman

Ouchie and Squishy love bowling, even if it isn't the coolest sport. And their favorite place to bowl is Bowl-A-Rama. Squishy especially likes it because it's the perfect setting for a gory horror movie. Then again, he tends to imagine zombies and killer clowns around every corner. When the city council wants to condemn the decrepit bowling alley, Ouchie and Squishy are devastated. Then the boys meet Gazebo Zamboni, the rich, reclusive, totally nutty owner of Bowl-A-Rama. Despite Mr. Z's insistence that the world is ending soon-a ghost told him so-Ouchie and Squishy manage to convince Mr. Z to keep Bowl-A-Rama open. He allows the boys to restore the old alley, and even sponsors a million dollar strike contest to bring in customers. Just when things start looking up, the most nightmarish scenarios of Squishy's overactive imagination come to life. Someone-or something-wants Bowl-A-Rama's doors to close. Forever.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786837519
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
Publication date: 06/28/2006
Series: Million Dollar Sports Series
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.12(w) x 7.62(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Dan Gutman is an American writer of children's fiction who lives in New York City. He is best known for the popular young reader book series The Genius Files and My Weird School. The My Weird School series and its several companion series center around Arlo "A.J." Jervis and his school adventures. Gutman's other notable works include the first book in the Baseball Card Adventures series, Honus and Me, The Homework Machine, The Kid Who Ran for President , and several non-fiction books from early in his career.

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Million Dollar Strike 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I liked this book because it was funny, interesting, and cool. This book was funny and then could be serious. I thought this book was realistic too. I couldn't put it down and I don't even like to read!
MDot More than 1 year ago
My 11 yr old son does not enjoy reading. He LOVED this book! He first read the Million Dollar Put which he read so quickly I am still shocked! He then read the Million Dollar Kick, LOVED IT! That leads us to this book, which like the first two he read quickly and enjoyed the whole book!
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