Despite his own self-doubt and the ache that still lingers in his heart, eighth-grader Cody Martin survives the cut to become the eleventh man on the basketball team. Because Cody is unwilling to be on the bottom for long, the pressure is on to provide "Dawg Pack" defense against a snarling opponent. But does Cody have the courage and maturity to face his foes and defend a fellow student?
Todd Hafer is an award-winning writer with more than 30 books to his credit. His teen/young adult novel Bad Idea was a Christy Award finalist in the youth category, and its sequel, From Bad to Worse, was named one of the top 10 books of the year by Christian Fiction Review. Battlefield of the Mind for Teens, which he co-wrote with Joyce Meyer, has been a best seller on both the Christian Retailing and CBA lists, and recently reached number one on amazon.coms teen/spirituality best-seller list. He also collaborated with Don Miller on Jazz Notes: Improvisations on Blue Like Jazz. A parent of four teenagers and one wayward rescue dog, Todd and his wife, JoNell, live in Shawnee, Kansas.