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Fiction Ages 9-12
Pages: 152
Themes: body positivity, eating disorders, female empowerment, inclusivity, mentoring young girls
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pub Date: 29/Jan/2019
Fry Reading Level: 4.4
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Sixteen-year-old Robin Ellis (aka Robin CookieJars) wants to be the best jammer on her roller-derby team and maybe one day play for the Creek City Roller Derby All-Stars like her idol, Annie Mossity. But star junior player April Reid (aka April Powers) always seems to be one lap ahead. Until recently, that is. Robin has noticed that April has been losing a lot of weight, and her game is suffering. This may be Robin's chance to finally grab the MVP title. But her success may come at a very heavy cost.

CM: Canadian Review of Materials
"An engaging read. It will be an excellent addition to any collection that serves tweens."
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“This novel inspires the reader to eat well, play hard, and appreciate the sport of roller-derby!”

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