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The blind side: evolution of a game

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IL: UG - BL: 7.2 - AR Pts: 19
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980L
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The young man at the center of this extraordinary and moving story will one day be among the most highly paid athletes in the National Football League. When we first meet him, he is one of thirteen children by a mother addicted to crack; he does not know his real name, his father, his birthday, or any of the things a child might learn in school such as, say, how to read or write. Nor has he ever touched a football. What changes? He takes up football, and school, after a rich, Evangelical, Republican family plucks him from the mean streets. Their love is the first great force that alters the world's perception of the boy, whom they adopt. The second force is the evolution of professional football itself into a game where the quarterback must be protected at any cost. Our protagonist turns out to be the priceless combination of size, speed, and agility necessary to guard the quarterback's greatest vulnerability: his blind side.
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ISBN:
9780393330472
039333838
9780393338386
039306123
9780739346877
9780393061239
Reading Level:
UG
Level 7.2, 19 Points
Lexile measure:
980L
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Grouping Title blind side evolution of a game
Grouping Author lewis michael
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-07-20 22:45:09PM
Last Indexed 2018-07-20 23:25:32PM

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display_description In football, as in life, the value we place on people changes with the rules of the games they play.
When we first meet the young man at the center of this extraordinary and moving story, he is one of thirteen children by a mother addicted to crack; he does not know his real name, his father, his birthday, or any of the things a child might learn in school. And he has no serious experience playing organized football.
What changes? He takes up football, and school, after a rich, Evangelical, Republican family plucks him from the mean streets. Their love is the first great force that alters the world's perception of the boy, whom they adopt. The second force is the evolution of professional football itself.
In THE BLIND SIDE, Lewis shows us a largely unanalyzed but inexorable trend in football working its way down from the pros to the high school game, where it collides with the life of a single young man to produce a narrative of great and surprising power.
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subject_facet College sports -- United States, Football players -- United States -- Biography, Oher, Michael, University of Mississippi -- Football
title_display The blind side : evolution of a game
title_full The Blind Side Evolution of a Game, The blind side : evolution of a game / Michael Lewis
title_short The blind side :
title_sub evolution of a game
topic_facet College sports, Football, Football players, Nonfiction, Oher, Michael, Sports & Recreations