The Rookie Bookie
by L. Jon Wertheim and Tobias Moskowitz
Year published: 2014
New kid Mitch Sloan wants to fit in, but his nerdy love of statistics and making money isn’t winning him any friends in his sports-loving town — until he finds the perfect way to attain instant popularity. But running a football betting ring at school eventually turns sour, and Mitch loses the only real friend he’s made. He’ll have to win her back by using his brainpower for good and helping the school football team achieve victory — if they’ll listen to the advice of a former bookie!