In this book in the "Hank Zipzer" series, Hank is going to soccer practice and it isn't any fun. He's the worst player on the team and he doesn't know what to do about it. After Papa Pete introduces Hank to the game of Ping-Pong, Hank discovers that he loves it! He secretly hides his Ping-Pong playing from his friends and family because he's afraid they will make fun of him. What do his friends and family really think?