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3.94  ·  Rating Details ·  17 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Grounded. Again. Stuart is the most in-trouble kid ever. His super-obsessive single-parent mom is always on his case, and if he’s busted one more time, she’s threatening the unthinkable—no soccer! Stuart’s best friend, a wise and wacky girl named Mack, hatches an unsettling plan to distract his mom by fixing her up with Mack’s uncle. It just might work, though—if their fri ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published May 27th 2008 by Square Fish (first published August 13th 2004)
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Jan 12, 2009 Ruhama rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: juvenile
Stuart’s mother seems to care a little too much, and he finds himself constantly on restriction—from seeing his friends, using the computer, watching TV. He and his best friend Mack (a girl one year older than he) decide she needs to start dating to alleviate some of the pressure. Mack sets her up with her Uncle Joe, but Stuart finds he doesn’t really like that idea. His idea is to set his mom up with his soccer coach, a plan that really kicks into high gear when his mom decides to ground him fr ...more
Mar 10, 2016 Nana rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Really really good.
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Dec 26, 2010 Darriana 10-11 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Soccer players or anyone will enjoy this book. If you had a mom who is all ways on your case this is the book for you.He has a single mom who just keep on bugging him. The only way he can get her off his back is to... get her a date. Well one problem with that he does not want to. Well you have to see all the moves in the greatest book ever, Busted.
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i think this book was good i recommend most likely for every1 who likes soccer :)
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Fiction 1 1 May 24, 2012 06:32PM  
Betty Hicks has drawn on her experience and love for sports in Gym Shorts, her new series for seven to ten year-olds. Growing up, Betty enjoyed everything: basketball, swimming, softball, horseback riding, field hockey, ice skating, tennis, skiing, and more. As an adult, she’s an avid fan of college basketball and the Olympic Games, and, an average fan of just about everything else you can think o ...more
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