Author: David Klass

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Oct 29
{Review} Losers Take All by David Klass @MacKidsBooks

{Review} Losers Take All by David Klass @MacKidsBooks

Losers Take All put a huge smile on my face. It was funny, heartwarming, different, and full of love-ably quirky characters. At Jack’s school, they are sports OBSESSED. Their last principal keeled over in the middle of a school run, and their new principal is even worse. He has decreed that all seniors must take part in a school sport team. Jack’s friends band together to form a C soccer team, and make a pack that they will always lose. I thought their act of “rebellion” was pretty funny. And what happens after is even funnier. Jack’s father was a huge sports legend at his high school and he is still a town hero, so I know that must have been hard for Jack at home. I really liked how David Klass used sports and social media/school politics in Losers Take All. It is a parody of sorts, full of humor but not so far removed from real life. I could see something like this happening today. The pressure from… Read more »

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