Book Review: Skate Freak

Student Book Reviewer: Sanje A. – Grade 8

Skate Freakby Lesley Choyce
Orca Book Publishers, 2008
Pages: 108
Series: Orca Currents
Genre: Sports stories 

Summary: There was a boy who loves to skateboard. For him skateboarding alway made him feel in a groove. When he goes to the skate park, the people at the skate park gave him a nickname The SKATE FREAK . He didn’t like the people bothering him when it was his turn for him do some moves. He gave some nasty looks; even when he is angry he didn’t say anything.

  • Did this book hold your attention?  No 
  • Was the story what you expected? Were you disappointed? Surprised? I expected the book to be sportive and it was just a little. 
  • Do you think that the book was suitable for your age? Too violent, swearing, sex, etc.: Yes , I think this book is better for teens. 
  • Did you like/dislike the book? Why? I like and dislike because some parts were boring and some parts were interesting. 
  • Who would you recommend this book to, even if you disliked it? Give an example. I would recommend this book to people who love to play sports or are interested in sports. 
  • Is this a stand-alone book, or is it part of a series? I think this book is part a series.
  • Does the cover art match the style of the book inside? Yes, it does match the story.

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