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Chuck full -o- action, exciting
on October 18, 2003
Fighting Ruben Wolfe is a very good book. It is guided towards readers 7th gr. through 10th gr. It was one of those kind of books were you can't put it down. I would recommend this book to someone who likes books chuck-full of action. It's about brothers Cameron and Ruben, Cameron being the youngest in the family, and Ruben being the second youngest, living with a family with tons of problems. Their dad is unable to work, due to an injury that occurred at work. Since he's making no money, their mom is working several jobs at once to pay for the bills and to buy food and clothing. That's when Cam and Rube join an underground boxing circuit to raise money for themselves, and for their troubled family. This whole underground boxing thing starts when a guy named Perry sees Cam and Rube dukeing it out in their backyard. He thinks that they're pretty good, and asks if they would like to be part of a underground boxing circuit. They both agree, and start practicing harder for the tournaments held once a week. At first, Cam starts out slow, losing every round and not even throwing one punch. Rube of course starts out doing great and winning every round. Rube is making all the big bucks, and making Cam jealous, yet more encouraged. After more hard training, Cam starts winning more, and so does Rube. In the end, it all comes down to the final fight against the two best fighters, who are...... Cam and Rube. To find out how this final showdown ends, find out who is triumphant, and find out who is the loser, read the book.