The Extreme Team: Rock On

Rock On


By Matt Christopher

Illustrated by Michael Koelsch

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X’s friends believe he can excel at any extreme sport, so when they want to check out the new climbing wall at the mall, he decides to hide his fear of heights rather than have them think him a coward.


Text copyright © 2004 by Matt Christopher Royalties, Inc. Illustrations copyright © 2004 by Michael Koelsch

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ISBN: 978-0-316-02597-3


"X! Wait up!"

Xavier McSweeney, or X to his friends and family, turned to see Mark Goldstein hurrying up the snow-covered hill. He stopped so his friend could catch up.

"I've been chasing you for five minutes!" Mark gasped. He stuck his snowboard in a snowbank, removed his glasses, and wiped his brow.

"Well, you caught me," X said. "What's up?"

"I need your help," Mark answered. He pointed to his snowboard. "That thing keeps turning sideways when I go downhill. I think there's something wrong with it. Can you check it out?"

X jammed his own snowboard into the bank. He picked up Mark's board and looked it over. He handed it back to Mark with a shrug.

"Looks okay to me," he said. "Are you sure it's the board that's causing the trouble?"

Mark frowned. "Whaddya mean?"

X picked up his own board and started up the hill again. "I'm thinking maybe it's operator error. C'mon, take a run. I'll watch you, see if you're doing something wrong."

Mark sighed. "Okay, but I'm telling you, it's the board, not me."

The boys reached the top of the hill. Mark strapped himself on to his board, gave a little hop, and set off down the slope. His run started out smoothly. But halfway down, the tail of the board began sliding forward. Mark pinwheeled his arms to try to stay upright, but he wound up rolling in the snow. X took off down the hill and swooped to a stop next to him.


On Sale
Jul 31, 2007
Page Count
64 pages

Matt Christopher

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Matt Christopher is the best-selling name behind more than 100 sports-themed books for young readers.

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