The Field by Tracy RichardsonThe Field by Tracy Richardson

The Field

byTracy Richardson

Paperback | October 1, 2013

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Winner of:
Moonbeam Children's Book Award, Bronze Medal, YA Religion/Spirituality
Eric Hoffer Award, YA

Eric Horton has been having disturbing nightmares of explosions and fire and someone screaming. The dreams keep him up at night, but during the day, as a goalkeeper on his high school’s varsity soccer team, he has been unbeatable, saving shot after shot with what feels like a supernatural awareness of where the ball is headed. He also shares an uncommonly strong connection with Renee, the attractive new French exchange student. The wild visions and synchronicities pale in comparison to the strange experiments Renee’s father is carrying out in the physics lab at the university, however. He has asked Eric to take part in the tests, which makes Eric question whether what he is seeing and hearing is reality or something far beyond it. When his friend Will develops a drinking problem and Renee starts flirting with other guys, Eric loses his confidence on the soccer field and in himself. If he is going to pull it all together, he will have to tap into a part of himself that he never knew existed.

Tracy Richardson is the author of Indian Summer. She lives in Indiana.
Title:The FieldFormat:PaperbackDimensions:200 pages, 8 × 5.5 × 0.7 inPublished:October 1, 2013Publisher:Luminis Books, Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1935462822

ISBN - 13:9781935462828


Editorial Reviews

"The Field is an electrifying . . . [and] imaginative book full of action and mystery. I liked that the author blended a believable story about a regular high school boy with just enough sci-fi to make it enjoyable. . . . if you are a soccer fan who also likes a little bit of sci-fi, this book might be for you." —Jotaf,