Comeback Kids

By Mike Lupica
8-12 | Grades 3-7

Why Boys Will Read It:

Baseball, basketball, one knows sports like Mike Lupica.

What It's About:

Normal kids becoming the heroes of their teams.

Four different boys deal with the struggles of their everyday lives, while trying to prove themselves and their talents on the court or field. By overcoming obstacles and being true team players, these boys will inspire all readers!

How to Teach It:

Discuss with students the importance of teamwork.

Ask students to share a situation, sports-related or otherwise, where teamwork was necessary. What would have happened if no one wanted to work together? Can anyone share a story where they had to encourage compromise to get everyone to work together? What are some good strategies for striking compromises when working as part of a team?

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