Despite his name, ten-year-old Jim Nasium is a phys ed klutz. But he's not stopping until he finds the right sport for him in this whacky chapter book adventure! After watching a hockey game, Jim is ready to lace up some skates! It looks like Jim may have finally found his sport -he's a natural on the ice. Now if only he could handle the puck! But when a friend asks him to enter a couple's ice-skating contest with her, he's torn. If he helps out his friend and takes up ice-skating, what will his buddies and teammates think? Will Jim lose the respect of his fellow hockey players, or will he become a legend on ice?"
'A family is like a bundle of sticks, ' said my father, referring to his large brood of children. 'If one breaks away the whole bundle disintegrates.' What happens when he removes one of the sticks and gives it away? Will his words turn out to be a self-fulfilling prophecy? This is the story of my childhood where family secrets stayed inside the front door.
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