Lone stars

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An uplifting story about role models, football, and tackling fear set in the heart of Friday Night Lights country--from the bestselling author of Heat , Travel Team , and Fantasy League . Clay is a quarterback's dream. When he zips across the field, arms outstretched, waiting for the ball to sail into his hands, there's no denying him the catch. Like most Texans, Clay is never more at home than when playing football. And his coach, a former star player for the Dallas Cowboys, is just like a second father. But as the football season kicks off, Clay begins to notice some odd behavior from his coach--lapses in his memory and strange mood swings. The conclusion is painful, but obvious: Coach Cooper is showing side effects of the many concussions he sustained during his playing days. As Clay's season wears on, it becomes clear that the real victory will be to help his coach walk onto that famous star logo in the middle of Cowboys Field one last time--during a Thanksgiving day ceremony honoring him and his former Super Bowl-winning teammates. In Lone Stars , #1 New York Times bestseller Mike Lupica demonstrates once again that there is no children's sports novelist today who can match his ability to weave a story of vivid sports action and heartfelt emotion. A touching story that proves life is bigger than a game. Praise for Lone Stars "Lupica has crafted another fine sports story for the middle school reader."-- VOYA "Young readers, no matter their level of interest in the game, will be drawn in by this touching, timely story."-- Booklist "There is plenty of great football action to keep the sports enthusiasts engaged, and the information about concussive injury is easily understood and applied. This is an entertaining read that also imparts an important message."-- School Library Connection
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9780399172809
9780525495932
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840L
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Grouping Title lone stars
Grouping Author lupica mike
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-09-23 23:25:55PM
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display_description When Coach Coop, a former star player for the Dallas Cowboys, starts exhibiting side effects from the many concussions he suffered while playing professionally, twelve-year-old wide receiver Clay Hollis becomes determined to help him get through the football season until Thanksgiving, when Coach plans to attend a ceremony honoring him and his former Super Bowl-winning teammates.
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subject_facet Brain -- Concussion -- Fiction, Brain -- Concussion -- Juvenile fiction, Coaches (Athletics) -- Fiction, Coaches (Athletics) -- Juvenile fiction, Football stories, Texas -- Fiction, Texas -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Lone stars
title_full Lone Stars, Lone stars / Mike Lupica
title_short Lone stars
title_sub
topic_facet Brain, Coaches (Athletics), Concussion, Football stories, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature