The Rookie Bookie

The Rookie Bookie
Publisher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
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Category Juvenile Fiction
Total Pages 272
ISBN 0316249793
Rating 4/5 from 1 reviews
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Using the tips, truths, and stats they explore in their New York Times bestseller Scorecasting, 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--if they'll listen to the advice of a former bookie!

The Rookie Bookie
  • Author : L. Jon Wertheim,Tobias J. Moskowitz
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2015-11-03

Using the tips, truths, and stats they explore in their New York Times bestseller Scorecasting, 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

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  • Author : L. Jon Wertheim,Tobias Moskowitz
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2014-09-02

Using the tips, truths, and stats they explore in their New York Times bestseller Scorecasting, 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

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The Rookie Bookie
  • Author : L. Jon Wertheim,Tobias J. Moskowitz
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2015-11-03

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

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Scorecasting
  • Author : Tobias Moskowitz,L. Jon Wertheim
  • Publisher : Three Rivers Press (CA)
  • Release Date : 2012

A behavioral economist and a veteran Sports Illustrated writer analyze hidden influences and subtle biases that shape sports plays, covering such topics as performance pressures, the "home field advantage" and the overpayment of athletic talent. Reprint.

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The Rookie Bookie
  • Author : Hugh Hawkins
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Release Date : 2008-07-09

Read online The Rookie Bookie written by Hugh Hawkins, published by AuthorHouse which was released on 2008-07-09. Download full The Rookie Bookie Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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The Rookie Bookie
  • Author : L. Jon Wertheim,Tobias J. Moskowitz
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2014-10-07

Using the tips, truths, and stats they explore in their New York Times bestseller Scorecasting, 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

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  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2004

Fix a Super Bowl? I never thought it possible, but 4th and Fixed is so chock-full of NFL skinny that it sweeps you along from the field to the front office and makes you believe. --Frank Deford

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The Rookie Bookie
  • Author : Hugh Hawkins
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2008-06-01

This brave, occasionally moving and often hilarious memoir traces Muggins's relationships with Japanese women over the course of two decades. Few books set in contemporary Asian societies have been as successful at pulling the reader into the cultural milieu and making the foreign familiar. The author protests perhaps too strongly

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  • Author : L. Jon Wertheim
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2008-10-03

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  • Author : Tasha Nathan
  • Publisher : James Lorimer & Company
  • Release Date : 2017-08-01

Nisha has always been a good Tamil daughter. She tries to keep her grades up so she can meet her parents' high expectations of her. They want her to become a doctor or an engineer, and of course she is not allowed to be in a romantic relationship while she

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This is Your Brain on Sports
  • Author : L. Jon Wertheim,Sam Sommers
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2016

The executive editor of "Sports Illustrated" and a psychologist join forces to examine the behavior of those involved in professional sports, explaining how athletes can successfully put aside personal trauma on game day and why people love to root for aloser.

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Glory Days
  • Author : L. Jon Wertheim
  • Publisher : Mariner Books
  • Release Date : 2021

A rollicking guided tour of one extraordinary summer, when some of the most pivotal and freakishly coincidental stories all collided and changed the way we think about modern sports The summer of 1984 was a watershed moment in the birth of modern sports when the nation watched Michael Jordan grow from

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The Natural
  • Author : Bernard Malamud
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Release Date : 2003-07-07

Introduction by Kevin Baker The Natural, Bernard Malamud's first novel, published in 1952, is also the first—and some would say still the best—novel ever written about baseball. In it Malamud, usually appreciated for his unerring portrayals of postwar Jewish life, took on very different material—the story of a

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Strokes of Genius
  • Author : L. Jon Wertheim
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2009-06-01

The executive editor of Sports Illustrated offers an in-depth analysis and behind-the-scenes look at the historic 2008 match between tennis titans. In the 2008 Wimbledon men’s final, Centre Court was a stage set worthy of Shakespearean drama. Five-time champion Roger Federer was on track to take his rightful place as the

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Blood in the Cage
  • Author : L. Jon Wertheim
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2010-01-05

Based on unique access to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and its rival organizations, Blood in the Cage peers through the chain-link Octagon into the frighteningly seductive world of mixed martial arts, which has exploded in popularity despite resistance. Wertheim focuses on Pat Miletich, who runs the most famous MMA

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