Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Body Shot by Patrick Jones - ADVISABLE

Jones, Patrick, Body Shot. Pgs. 100. Darbycreek, 2013. $23.95.

Content: Language: PG, Mature Content: PG-13, Violence: PG-13

Meghan’s mom died in a car accident, Meghan survived. Meghan is training to be an MMA fighter. She was a promising athlete, but her injuries prevent her from doing more than fighting. She also has a prescription drug problem that is affecting her fighting and school. Can she fix her problems? Will she find someone to help her get out of her situation?

The plot and characters are realistic and engaging. Short, this book will appeal to reluctant readers who are interested in fighting and school-related fiction. 

MS, HS. ADVISABLE Reviewer: Jessica Moody, Library Media Specialist, Olympus Jr. High

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