Football Hero

Football Hero

Book - 2008
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Ty Lewis can't believe it when Coach V recruits him for the football team. This is Ty's big chance to prove how fast he is on the field, get a fresh start in a new school, and be like his older brother, Thane "Tiger" Lewis, who's about to graduate from college--and is being courted by the NFL.

But Ty's guardian, Uncle Gus, won't let him play. Uncle Gus needs Ty to scrub floors and toilets for his cleaning business while he cooks up gambling schemes with the local mob boss, a man called "Lucy."

When Lucy hears just how famous Ty's older brother is, he becomes suddenly friendly. Are the questions Lucy is asking Ty really about fantasy football . . . or is the Mafia using Ty to get valuable insider info from his superstar brother? Desperately worried, Ty must come up with a plan to save Thane's football career--and, ultimately, his life.

Author of the New York Times bestselling Football Genius, former NFL player Tim Green will have you on the edge of your seat rooting for Ty--and enjoying an up-close look at what it's like to be inside the NFL.

Publisher: New York : HarperCollinsPublishers, 2008.
ISBN: 9780061122743
0061122742
9780061122750
Branch Call Number: J GRE

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GCPL_Teen Jun 29, 2017

If you are a fan of sports fiction, you must read Tim Green's works! In this novel, Ty strives to prove himself on the field, while avoiding the influence of criminal elements in his family. This book may be about football, but it is ultimately about so much more.

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yellow_bear_791
Jan 07, 2016

BEST BOOK EVER!!!!!! Would highly recommend to EVERYONE!!!! IT WAS UNBELIEVABLE GOOD!!!!

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