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A Whole New Ballgame

by Phil Bildner

Rip and Red are best friends whose fifth-grade year is nothing like what they expected. They have a crazy new teacher named Mr. Acevedo who doesn’t believe in tests or homework and likes off-the-wall projects – the more “off” the better. They also find themselves with a new basketball coach: Mr. Acevedo! Now Rip is knocked completely out of his comfort zone, and for Red, who has ASD, the changes are even more of a struggle. But the boys are a great team who know how to help each other and find ways to make a difference in the classroom and on the court.

About Phil Bildner

Phil Bildner is a former New York City public school teacher and lives in Newburgh, New York.


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