About Rich

Rich has been writing since he was a little boy, when he wrote and illustrated his own comic books. He has since published more than 25 novels for kids and teenagers. Many of those books have been award winners.

BOOKS BY RICH

BLOOD BROTHER: Jonathan Daniels and His Sacrifice for Civil Rights

Responding to a call from Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., seminarian Jonathan Daniels traveled south to Selma, Alabama, to work for voting rights. After five months on the front lines of the civil rights movement,…

Game-Day Jitters

The Bobcats have qualified for the playoffs, but they’ll be facing their toughest opponent in the semifinal. Ben has the jitters worse than ever before, and he’ll need to settle down and focus if he…

Benched

As the season moves toward its conclusion, Ben knows that the Bobcats must keep winning to earn a spot in the playoffs. But in their game against the Tigers, the Bobcats are a mess on…

Fake Out

“Fake Out begins where the Ball Hogs leaves off, starting mid-action. Ben’s interest in the game becomes an obsession. He mopes and barks at family and friends when they lose. The players practice fancy footwork…

Kickers: The Ball Hog

The Ball Hogs

“Like his friend and Bobcat teammate Erin, Ben has never played soccer before, but he enjoys the practices and learns fast. However, he doesn’t enjoy playing with Mark, whose big mouth and inflated ego make…

Emergency Quarterback

“Vinnie DiMarco and Jason Fiorelli are the star quarterback/receiver combination for the Hudson City Hornets, a team of middle school kids that is closing in on an undefeated season. Jason is the star, but when…