The Rookie Bookie by L. Jon WertheimThe Rookie Bookie by L. Jon Wertheim

The Rookie Bookie

byL. Jon Wertheim, Tobias J. Moskowitz

Paperback | November 3, 2015

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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!
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.
Title:The Rookie BookieFormat: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


Editorial Reviews

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