Not giving up without a fight, EllRay asks his older neighbor to show him a few jaw-dropping skateboard moves—like ollies and kickflips. EllRay must learn as many tricks as he can before the secret boys-only third grade skate-off. But will it be enough?
“Warner is a dead-on observer of playground politics, and has a great ear for dialogue.” —School Library Journal on EllRay Jakes Is Not a Chicken!
“…ideal for reluctant readers.” —Booklist on EllRay Jakes Is Not a Chicken!
“Young readers can identify with EllRay, who is neither a bad seed nor a goody-two-shoes; he and his sense of humor are just right.” —Kirkus Reviews on EllRay Jakes Is a Rock Star!
“The EllRay Jakes stories are just right for his real-life peers.”—Kirkus Reviews on EllRay Jakes Walks the Plank