I thought the double twin aspect was slightly cheesy, but my students will really like it. They've long kept the peace by going their separate ways, but all that is about to change. They've long kept the peace by going their separate ways, but all that is about to change. These twin brothers couldn't be more different. This book discovers the talent and struggles of Owen and Russell.
This book also shows suspense in the twins lives. They are identical in every way: they dress alike, look alike, have the same interests and even finish each others sentences. Both brothers start playing b-ball together, as they begin to jell on the court two new students who happen to be identical twin who are great basketball join their team. The new twins are better than them in almost every way and the old twins don't like the new twins being better than them. Owen was always the one close to his father since they both love basketball and Russell, once he gets some of his fathers attention, realizes that he really does want to make his father proud and so tries harder to do so, kind of leaving Owen behind. I play football and basketball outside of school and I enjoy watching those sports in addition with hockey and baseball.
Russell who was slow and couldn't dribble but has an awesome jump shot. And Russell is having trouble balancing his different teams basketball and Masters of the Mind along with school work. Mathlete is about the twins and their struggle to find their place and get along. Athlete vs Mathlete by W. Double Dribble is a book where 2 twins named Owen and Evan. I could never wait for my next class period to read this amazing book and I can't wait to read the previous book in the series. But everyone is shocked that he has a bit of a hidden talent.
It isn't necessary to read the first to understand the second. Even though they don't look alike or act alike or like the same things, they are still the twins. Owen loves sports and gets about a C average grade. Owen and his dad start training him for tryouts. The other healthy twin was terrible without his brother.
See complete review at This is actually the second in the series, the first called, Athlete vs. So their Dad helped them practice. This book has many lessons of friendships and what to do when you think someone has taken over your reputation. Book Review: This is an appealing look at the ways that family and friends can react when people try to break out of their existing boxed roles. It was a fast moving book, which I like. Since there were rhymes with Russell the Hustle, Owen got jealous and threw Russell's shoes into a dumpster.
When I read this book, it made me think of all the times I had conflicts with my own sister, even though she isn't a twin. Th See complete review at This is actually the second in the series, the first called, Athlete vs. Overall, probably close to a 4. These twin brothers couldn't be more different. I really liked it that it showed the perspective of school and sports from both a athlete and non athlete. That's why I would recommend this book to others.
They do everything together, at the exact same time in the exact same place. The twins from the first book now have the streak happening with the basketball team, and things are going swimmingly until another pair of twins moves into the district and get placed on the team. I thought the storyline was totally improbable and the Matthews twins almost impossible. The two stars of the team and star twins of the school Own and Russell are jealous because they believe they didn't earn their spot on the basketball team. Owen was Double Dribble by W.
His brother, Russell, rocks the school boards. This is a plus if you are writing a book report on this because you know exactly how each character feels. Their 7th grade year is bit weird. Well for me I would give it an 8. Reading this book made me think about the quality of kindness between siblings and family.
Double Dribble is about Twins one very smart and one a star on the basketball court. Strengths: Enough basketball to confuse me, which my sports readers will like. Mathlete before reading this one! One twin, Owen loves to play and watch basketball while the other twin, Russell loves to rack up math awards. They are everything Owen and Russ are not. I thought I was going to hate the realistic fiction genre and never find the right book but I did.