The Rookie Bookie

Paperback | November 3, 2015

byL. Jon Wertheim, Tobias J. Moskowitz

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Using the tips, truths, and stats they explore in theirNew York TimesbestsellerScorecasting, two dads pack super sports savvy and important math and financial concepts into a fun and heartwarming first novel for kids.
New kid Mitch Sloan wants to fit in, but his nerdy love of statistics and making money isn't winning him any friends in his sports-loving town--until he finds the perfect way to attain instant popularity. But running a football betting ring at school eventually turns sour, and Mitch loses the only real friend he's made. He'll have to win her back by using his brainpower for good and helping the school football team achieve victory--ifthey'll listen to the advice of a former bookie!

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Using the tips, truths, and stats they explore in theirNew York TimesbestsellerScorecasting, two dads pack super sports savvy and important math and financial concepts into a fun and heartwarming first novel for kids.New kid Mitch Sloan wants to fit in, but his nerdy love of statistics and making money isn't winning him any friends in ...

Jon Wertheim is an executive editor forSports Illustratedand a regular contributor to CNN and NPR. Tobias Moskowitz is a financial economist and a professor at the Booth School of Business. Together they wrote theNew York TimesbestsellerScorecasting: The Hidden Influences Behind How Sports Are Played and Games Are Won.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 7.55 × 5.25 × 0.75 inPublished:November 3, 2015Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316249793

ISBN - 13:9780316249799

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"A rare offering for both the sports enthusiast and the kid who is always picked last for the team."-Booklist