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Title:
One smooth move
Author:
Christopher, Matt, 1917-1997.
Publication Information:
New York : Little, Brown, 2004.
Physical Description:
56 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Summary:
When his family moves into his recently deceased grandmother's house, ten-year-old Charlie meets a boy who also likes to skateboard, but then finds that his own special skateboard is missing.
Language:
English
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 3.6 1.0 78025.
ISBN:
9780316737463

9780316737494
Format :
Book

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Summary

harlie Abbott has just moved-which means new friends, new school, new everything. So when he meets his neighbor X (short for Xavier) and some of X's pals who share his interest in extreme sports, like roller-blading and skateboarding, it's like a dream come true. But when his new skateboard goes missing and X shows up riding one just like it, Charlie's afraid his dream may be turning into a nightmare.


Author Notes

Matt Christopher was born August 16, 1917 in Bath, Pennsylvania. He had a variety of odd jobs before focusing full time on writing including playing shortstop for a Class C minor-league team in Smith Falls, Ontario. He also drove trucks and sold umbrellas and worked in a theater. Christopher finally began his writing career in 1940, when he wrote a detective story that was accepted by Detective Box Magazine in 1943

His first children's book was The Lucky Baseball Bat, published in 1954, which was in print for 25 years. Christopher was the best-selling author of more than fifty sports books for young readers. He is best known for his sports novels for children as well as his many short stories and articles in numerous children's and adults' magazines. His later works include Dirt Bike Racer, The Spy on Third Base, and Skateboard Tough. Christopher wrote 78 books in all and over 250 magazine articles and short stories.

Matt Christopher dies in 1997.

(Bowker Author Biography)