Superfan

Written by Jeff Gottesfeld

Like Shawn Reynolds, the main character of this book, I was not at all interested in World Wrestling. I expected to be bored and had low expectations when I began reading, but this turned out to be a fabulous story that I could not put down. Shawn’s father, who is a huge fan of WWE, is deployed to Afghanistan. Shawn decides to enter the contest for Superfan of the WWE to make his father happy. He becomes a finalist with Rey Mysterio as his mentor. Rey pushes Shawn through training and studies he will need to win. There is a wonderful surprise for Shawn at the end of the book. I believe all students will love reading this story and the wrestling fans will be ecstatic.

Review by Sally Johnson, Wilson Elem. School Media Center
Rating: ★★★★★ (5 stars)
Interest Level: Grades 3-6

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Superfan
Written by Jeff Gottesfeld
Grosset & Dunlap
171 pages
Release Date: August 4, 2011
ISBN: 9780448456119 (paperback)

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