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One On One
One On One
by Don Aker
All 11-year-old Jared St. George can think about is making his school basketball team. What Jared refuses to think about is math, and the fact that he’s failing it. The problem is tough: a poor math grade plus an unsympathetic coach equals no basketball team. Jared’s only hope is peer tutoring from Ellie Brejovic, the weirdo classmate whom everyone teases. To his surprise, ...more
ebook, 144 pages
Published August 1st 2010 by HarperCollins
(first published January 1st 2005)
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Jan 22, 2010 Melanie Au rated it liked it · review of another edition
is thrilled to make it on the school basketball team. But the coach tells him he'll have to leave the team unless his math grades improve. To help him with his studies, is paired with the school geek for study sessions. themes: overcoming prejudices and stereotypes, sports.
Born in 1955 in Windsor, Nova Scotia, Don Aker grew up in rural Hants County. He later attended Acadia University in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, where he received his Bachelor of Arts (1976), Bachelor of Education (1977), and Master of Education (1991) degrees. He has been a classroom teacher since 1977, and he currently works as Literacy Mentor for the Annapolis Valley Regional School Board. The fath ...moreMore about Don Aker...