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Johnny Long Legs

3.64  ·  Rating Details ·  103 Ratings  ·  10 Reviews
fiction, sports, basketball, young readers
Published (first published August 1st 1970)
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Aaron Schroeder
May 16, 2013 Aaron Schroeder rated it it was ok
I really did not enjoy reading this book. "Johnny Long Legs" is about a boy named Johnny who is super tall, but can not jump high. He gets made fun of for his bad vertical, and it ultimately hurts his basketball skills. He then has to find out if he is a hard enough worker to get himself better. I recommend this book to people in middle school or younger, because older people will find it boring.
Matthew
matt christopher did a good job of making this book it has good details. and had me cheering for johnny the whole time.and the end is amazing i would of never guess it i was suprise for a hour. so if you want a good a basketball book you should get this book for sure.
Blake
Feb 01, 2016 Blake rated it liked it
I'm not a very big fan of this book because it talks about a guy who is very tall and he can't really jump high at all. So the kid has to train and work out a lot to get his vertical better. I recommend this book to younger people because it's a little kid book and is not the best book
Bailey
Nov 09, 2012 Bailey rated it liked it
monday 30 minutes
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Garrett O'Brien
Sep 10, 2015 Garrett O'Brien rated it it was amazing
Johnny Long Legs by Matt Christopher I loved this book I thought it was pretty inspiration and I would recommend this to people uspecially basketball players.
Lance Rademacher
Sep 13, 2015 Lance Rademacher rated it liked it
This was a good book and I thought that it was an inspirational book and people would like this book and mostly people who like sport books.
jacob grimsley
Mar 25, 2010 jacob grimsley rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
it was good
Cade S
Nov 15, 2016 Cade S rated it liked it
This book could have been better. Is it about a boy that plays basketball and he is really tall because of his legs. He isn't the best at basketball because he is uncoordinated.
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Johnnu long legs was a good inspiration book and relates to all basketball player
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Matt Christopher is the writer young readers turn to when they're looking for fast-paced, action-packed sports novels. He is the best-selling author of more than one hundred sports books for young readers.

Matt Christopher is America's bestselling sports writer for children, with more than 100 books and sales approaching six million copies. In 1992, Matt Christopher talked about being a children's
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