Tag Archives: Football

On the Field with…Tom Brady

Don’t miss this action-packed and comprehensive look at the life and achievements of an NFL legend!

With more Super Bowl appearances than any other player in NFL history, Tom Brady is a sports icon.  From his college days as a backup quarterback at the University of Michigan to his record-breaking number of winning seasons with the new England Patriots, this new and comprehensive biography gives fans a firsthand look at the highs and lows of the superstar’s life and career, complete with stats and photographs.

The Dog That Called the Signals

Mike suddenly becomes starting quarterback for his team, and he’s got a problem.  Everything is fine as long as the coach gives him the plays from the bench, but what happens the day the coach sprains an ankle and has to leave the game?  Will Mike ruin things for the whole team?

Hardly! Not while Harry, a dog with a talent for mind reading, is around. Another round of sport action with Mike and Harry.

Great Americans in Sports: Drew Brees

This entry in a brand new line of sports biographies from Matt Christopher takes readers onto the field with a beloved quarterback

Drew Brees grew up in a family of athletes, and overcame injuries and setbacks to become one of today’s best quarterbacks. This comprehensive biography – complete with photos and fun infographics – shows how Drew Brees went from being a flag football player to Super Bowl MVP and modern legend, and is sure to appeal to legions of football fans.

QB Blitz

Last season, thirteen-year-old Cal Kelliher was the star quarterback of the middle school football team. The only seventh grader in a starting line-up of eighth graders, he spent the year playing ball and hanging out with the older boys. Now everything’s changed.  The eighth graders are freshmen, too wrapped up in high school to bother with Cal anymore.  His teammates, used to being ignored by him, don’t give him the time of day either. When a popular player challenges him for the quarterback position and the new head coach questions his attitude, Cal feels like he’s being blitzed from all sides. Will he find a way to survive the mounting pressure, or will he get sacked?

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Wing T Fullback

Bernie Morello knew how to play football, but he didn’t know how to fit in with the boys from the better side of town where his new school was located. Bernie came from across town, where the hard-working immigrant families lived.

How Bernie lost a game but won the respect of his fellow players marks the climax of this thrilling football story.

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Football Double Threat

Rocky Fletcher is the wide receiver for the Pythons. But, ever since his best friend and teammate, Bobby, broke his leg, his coaches want him to learn the safety position, too. The only other player available is Jared, who doesn’t even seem to like football. Yet as time goes on, it’s Jared who excels at the position because, thanks to Bobby, Rocky keeps missing practices! Is Bobby purposely keeping Rocky from practice? And why is Jared playing a sport he dislikes? Continue reading Football Double Threat