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Football Fiction for Teens

These football-themed books explore the pressures and rewards of playing team sports. These picks will appeal to both fans and players.
 
Juice
Juice
Series: Orca Soundings
by Eric Walters
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Ultimate Sports
Ultimate Sports
by Donald R. Gallo
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Gym Candy
Gym Candy
by Carl Deuker
Groomed by his father to be a star player, football is the only thing that has ever really mattered to Mick. He works hard for a spot on the varsity team his freshman year and then tries to hold onto his edge by using steroids, with disastrous results.
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Roughnecks
Roughnecks
by Thomas Cochran
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Necessary Roughness
Necessary Roughness
by Marie G. Lee
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Friday Night Lights
Friday Night Lights
by H. G. Bissinger
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Imitate the Tiger
Imitate the Tiger
by Jan Cheripko
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QB1
QB1
by Mike Lupica

From the #1 New York Times-bestselling author of Travel Team and Heat comes a cheer-worthy, family friendly novel inspired by the real-life Manning family of quarterbacks, set amid the "Friday Night Lights" world of Texas high school football.

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