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3.50  ·  Rating details ·  16 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Arlo thinks his mother is crazy for taking a job in a small town, far away from his old home and his good friends. And to make matters worse, the students at his new school are crazy--hockey crazy. Arlo has never laced up a pair of skates in his life, and he's not about to start. To avoid making a complete fool of himself in front of his classmates, Arlo joins a group of m ...more
154 pages
Published September 1st 2008 (first published September 1st 2007)
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Jul 27, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: asher-read, hockey
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Aug 18, 2008 rated it liked it
Great for 3rd-5th graders, especially any who have to move to a new place. Makes mention of Victoria BC, which is kinda kool for those who live out here, but is mostly set in Alberta. Lots of ice hockey references and the main character is a boy, so could also be a good reluctant reader pick.
May 28, 2008 rated it liked it
Shelves: young-adult
Arlo moves to a new town, finds a weird club of two boys, learns to play ice hockey and learns to like himself a little bit more.
Dakwaun Williams
Dec 07, 2009 rated it liked it
Kind of boring... But getting Exciting!!!!!!!
Amanda Skinner
Mar 30, 2010 rated it liked it
"Klutzhood" was an okay read. I found the plot line a little predictable, and Arlo pretty irritating at times, but the zany cast of supporting characters were fun to read about and it ended well.
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