Jones, Patrick, The Franchise: The Opportunity. Pgs. 102. Darbycreek, 2013. $7.95. Language: G, Mature Content: PG, Violence: PG.
As part of an infamous Harmon Holt internship, Latrell Baker gets picked up by a football team because of his algorithm that will predict whether or not Football plays will work. The team, however, doesn’t believe him and refuses to give him a chance. With politics and deeper secrets than science, will Latrell be able to prove himself?
The characters are realistic and relatable to. The plot is simple, but thought-provoking and fairly real to life. Reluctant readers who are interested in sports or computer programs will enjoy reading this book. MS, HS. OPTIONAL. Reviewer: Jessica Moody, Library Media Specialist, Olympus Jr. High.