Last Chance for First

A star high school soccer player needs to cope with parents who compare him to his perfect brother, his best friend and co captain of the team who is thrown off for drinking, a difficult, if not sadistic, coach, and an eccentric, unpredictable girl friend and still get the team to the State championships An exciting, edgy and realistic novel of a bright kid survivng theA star high school soccer player needs to cope with parents who compare him to his perfect brother, his best friend and co captain of the team who is thrown off for drinking, a difficult, if not sadistic, coach, and an eccentric, unpredictable girl friend and still get the team to the State championships An exciting, edgy and realistic novel of a bright kid survivng the real perils of contemporary high school life.
Last Chance for First A star high school soccer player needs to cope with parents who compare him to his perfect brother his best friend and co captain of the team who is thrown off for drinking a difficult if not sadis

  • Title: Last Chance for First
  • Author: Tom Hazuka
  • ISBN: 9780979882401
  • Page: 199
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Last Chance for First”

    1. Gr 8 Up-Robby Fielder is a varsity soccer cocaptain and decent student, but his parents continue to compare him to his football-star older brother and find him lacking. When he and his best friend share a few beers, it doesn't seem like a big deal, but then Jim continues drinking and totals his car, causing his parents to pull him from the team, where his goalie skills are sorely missed. Meanwhile, Robby is attracted to Pet, whose bleached hair, nose ring, and outspokenness make her an object of [...]

    2. Reviewed by hoopsielv for TeensReadToo"If the final score of a game is the most important part of a story, it's not much of a story. That score only matters insofar as it affects characters- why they care what the score is, " says Robby's creative writing teacher. Robby is in his junior year of high school and believe his future depends on that final score. In Tom Hazuka's novel LAST CHANCE FOR FIRST, it appears on the surface that Robby's having the perfect high school experience: he's a good s [...]

    3. Pages 287. I thought this book was really good. this is a good book for people who like sports, and love between 2 high school students. this book is about Robby who is a junior in high school. He has a girlfriend, and is on the high school soccer team, he a great soccer player, and has the chance of getting a scholarship for college. Robby and his friend go to the football game and have a few beers before the game. But Robby see's the girlf from one of his classes and go's to hang out with her. [...]

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