Tough to Tackle

Paperback | September 30, 1987

byMatt ChristopherAs told byMatt Christopher

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No one trusts a quitter... More than anything Boots Raymond wants to be a quarterback for the Apollos. But because of his size, the coach assigns him to a tackle position-and there's no arguing with the coach. Boots rebels and almost quits the team. It seems that nothing can change his mind, but his brother Tom intercepts and teaches Boots something valuable he learned from playing football and being a soldier.

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Disappointed at first by not being large enough to make quarterback, Boots discovers that there is as much challenge in playing tackle

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No one trusts a quitter... More than anything Boots Raymond wants to be a quarterback for the Apollos. But because of his size, the coach assigns him to a tackle position-and there's no arguing with the coach. Boots rebels and almost quits the team. It seems that nothing can change his mind, but his brother Tom intercepts and teaches B...

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More than anything Boots Raymond wants to be a quarterback for the Apollos. But because of his size, the coach assigns Tim to a tackle position. Boots rebels and almost quits the team, but his brother intercepts and teaches Boots a valuable lesson he learned from being a soldier.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:139 pages, 7.75 × 5.25 × 0.38 inPublished:September 30, 1987Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316140589

ISBN - 13:9780316140584

Appropriate for ages: 9

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Disappointed at first by not being large enough to make quarterback, Boots discovers that there is as much challenge in playing tackle