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The Maroon Knights Philip Brooks

The Maroon Knights

Philip Brooks

Published December 13th 2011
ISBN : 9781613466483
Paperback
200 pages
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 About the Book 

When Charlie Spagnuolo attempts to save his friend, Benny, from a close encounter with the school bully both boys end up in the principals office. Determined to stay out of trouble, they shake on a truce a game of backyard football, and if the sixthMoreWhen Charlie Spagnuolo attempts to save his friend, Benny, from a close encounter with the school bully both boys end up in the principals office. Determined to stay out of trouble, they shake on a truce a game of backyard football, and if the sixth graders win, the physical taunting and boastful seventh graders have to stop bullying them. It looks as though Charlie and his outmanned and undersized team will need a miracle to win. Luckily, the University of Chicagos football team is beginning their season practices, and Charlie runs into their famous coach after school. Coach Stagg and his team welcome Charlie and decide to help his team practice for the game. The boys learn all about this years newest play the forward pass and decide this will be their secret weapon. But when Coach Stagg levels the playing field, will Charlies team be able to pull out a win? Or will they be proven the less talented bunch, and continue to be bullied forevermore? See for yourself if The Maroon Knights have what it takes!