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Description - Inside Hudson Pickle by Yolanda Ridge

A spot on the basketball team isn't the only thing Hudson's looking for. Cut from AAA hockey last season, seventh-grader Hudson Pickle needs to make the basketball team this year. But, after having an asthma attack at the first tryout, his chances aren't looking good. His former best friend, Trevor, is also trying out. But he won't even speak to Hudson since Hudson had all but ignored him while concentrating on hockey. And as if that wasn't bad enough, now his uncle Vic - who's been staying with him and his mom since a suspicious fire at his house - has been diagnosed with a genetic respiratory illness. Could this mean Hudson has something worse than asthma? And while this DNA mystery is being unraveled, will the truth about what happened to his father finally be revealed as well? Yolanda Ridge's compelling coming-of-age novel for middle-graders combines humor, action and mystery - with a dose of genetic science to keep things interesting. It offers a rich reading experience with complex characters and a multilayered story. Thoughtful, authentic and likeable Hudson will inspire readers with the grit and perseverance he relies on to get through his difficulties, and the self-deprecating wit he uses to manage middle-school social dynamics, evolving friendships and a changing family structure. There are also multiple mysteries running throughout the story - involving Hudson's father, his uncle and his own health - that are sure to keep the pages turning. AGES: 9 to 12 AUTHOR: Yolanda Ridge worked as a genetic counselor before becoming a writer - a background which helped to inform and enrich Hudson Pickle's character and story. She is also the author of two previous middle grade novels, Trouble in the Trees and Road Block. She lives in Rossland, British Columbia. SELLING POINTS: . Compelling coming-of-age novel . Combines humor, sports action and multiple mysteries to keep the pages turning . Likable, authentic and relatable character who perseveres in the face of difficulties

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781771386203
ISBN-10: 1771386207
Format: Hardback
(189mm x 126mm x 0mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Kids Can Press
Publisher: Kids Can Press
Publish Date: 5-Sep-2017
Country of Publication: Canada

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Author Biography - Yolanda Ridge

Yolanda Ridge worked as a genetic counselor before becoming a writer --- a background which helped to inform and enrich Hudson Pickle's character and story. She is also the author of two previous middle grade novels, Trouble in the Trees and Road Block. She lives in Rossland, British Columbia.

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