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The million dollar throw

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#1 New York Times bestseller Mike Lupica asks the question: If a million dollars was at stake, could you make the throw?

Nate Brodie is nicknamed "Brady" not only for his arm, but also because he's the biggest Tom Brady fan. He's even saved up to buy an autographed football. And when he does, he wins the chance for something he's never dreamed of--to throw a pass through a target at a Patriots game for one million dollars.

Nate should be excited. But things have been tough lately. His dad lost his job and his family is losing their home. It's no secret that a million dollars would go a long way. So all Nate feels is pressure, and just when he needs it most, his golden arm begins to fail him. Even worse, his best friend Abby is going blind, slowly losing her ability to do the one thing she loves most--paint. Yet Abby never complains, and she is Nate's inspiration. He knows she'll be there when he makes the throw of a lifetime.

Mike Lupica's latest sports novel is also his most heartwarming. "Lupica's football action engages, and his delineation of the athlete's thought process and emotional highs and lows of competition feels visceral and real." -- Kirkus Reviews "Lupica explores the themes of believing in yourself and handling pressure. Teens who love sports fiction . . . will find this book a rapid, enjoyable read." -- VOYA   "Lupica injects plenty of suspenseful sports action into the plot and creates a cast of uniformly likable characters whose faith in teamwork and in each other ultimately earns handsome rewards for all. A natural for graduates of Matt Christopher's sports stories." -- Booklist

 

 

 

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ISBN:
9780399246265
9780142415580
9781440746574
9780545291446
9781440746529
9781101109052
Reading Level:
MG
Level 5.4, 8 Points
Lexile measure:
960L
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Grouped Work ID e5b4c613-5556-1f4e-7b7b-2c729e437fa6
Full title million dollar throw
Author lupica mike
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-23 09:54:41AM
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Blind -- Fiction, Blind -- Juvenile fiction, Blind. -- Fiction, Children's audiobooks, Chldren's audiobooks, Contests -- Fiction, Contests -- Juvenile fiction, Families -- Massachusetts -- Juvenile fiction, Family life -- Massachusetts -- Fiction, Football -- Fiction, Football stories -- Juvenile fiction, Football stories, Juvenile, Friendship -- Fiction, Friendship -- Juvenile fiction, Massachusetts -- Fiction, Massachusetts -- Juvenile fiction, People with disabilities -- Fiction, People with disabilities -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The million dollar throw
title_full Million-Dollar Throw, Million-dollar throw / Mike Lupica, Million-dollar throw [playaway] / Mike Lupica, The million dollar throw / Mike Lupica, The million-dollar throw [sound recording] / Mike Lupica
title_short The million dollar throw
title_sub
topic_facet Audiobooks, Blind, Contests, Families, Family life, Football, Football stories, Juvenile, Friendship, People with disabilities, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature