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Fast-Paced Football Fiction

Is your 8- to 10-year-old child a major football fan? Future quarterbacks will enjoy these action-packed football-themed stories.
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by Ronde Barber , Tiki Barber , Paul Mantell

When twelve-year-old twins Tiki and Ronde Barber make the third string of their junior high football team, they find themselves working hard to prove themselves on and off the field.

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Touchdown for Tommy
by Matt Christopher , Foster Caddell
Tommy wants to be part of a football team and part of a family. Will the Powells adopt him if he plays well?
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Two-Minute Drill
by Mike Lupica

In this second installment of Mike Lupica's new "Comeback Kids" series, Chris Conlan is the coolest kid in sixth grade and the quarterback of the football team. Scott Parry is the new kid — a brainiac. These two boys may seem like an odd couple, but each has a secret that draws him to the other.

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Game Day
by Ronde Barber , Tiki Barber Illustrated by Barry Root

Ronde and Tiki are a team. They are twins, they are each other's best friends and biggest fans, and they play on the same football team, the Cave Spring Vikings. Ronde is #21 and Tiki is #22, always side by side.

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Win One for the Gipper: America's Football Hero
by Kathy-Jo Wargin Illustrated by Bruce Langton
This beautifully illustrated biography tells the inspiring tale of George Gipp, University of Notre Dame's first player selected to the All-American football team. The Michigan-born athlete would become one of the country's most talented and well-known fo
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Football Fugitive
by Matt Christopher , Larry A. Johnson
Representing a pro football player whom his son admires brings a lawyer closer to his young son.
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