Everybody calls 13-year-old Nate Brodie "Brady" because he's a quarterback just like his favorite NFL star. And now he has the opportunity to win a million dollars by throwing one pass through a target during a Patriots halftime show. Nate knows that his family needs money desperately, but will the pressure get to him? 272 pages, softcover from Puffin.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 272 Vendor: Puffin Books Publication Date: 2010 Dimensions: 7.75 X 5.06 (inches)
Everyone calls Nate Brodie ÒBradyÓ because heÕs a New England quarterback, just like his idol, Tom Brady. And now heÕs got a chance to win a million dollars by throwing one pass through a target at halftime in the PatriotsÕ Thanksgiving night game. More than anything, NateÕs family needs the moneyÑhis dadÕs been downsized, his momÕs working two jobs, and theyÕre on the verge of losing their house. The worry is more weight than a 13-year-old can bear, and itÕs affecting his playing for his own football team. Suddenly the boy with the golden arm is having trouble completing a pass . . . but can he make the one that really counts?
Mike Lupica is the author of many novels for sports fans. His columns for the New York Daily News are syndicated nationally, and he is a regular on ESPN's The Sports Reporters. He lives in New Canaan, Connecticut, with his wife and their four children.
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