Search Results: "Tim Green"


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FIRST TEAM by Tim Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 30, 2014

"An exciting continuation of Brock's adventures on and off the field. (Fiction. 10-13)"
In this sequel to New Kid (2014), Brock discovers real life isn't all it's cracked up to be.Read full book review >

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LOST BOY by Tim Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 3, 2015

"Those who appreciate consistency are the most likely to welcome Green's latest. (Fiction. 10-13)"
Life for Ryder and his mother isn't perfect, but they manage by facing the world together, until a freak accident leaves Ryder alone with a lot of problems. Read full book review >

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FOOTBALL HERO by Tim Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2008

"Ty has one, maybe even two, too many obstacles to overcome, and Thane is such a paragon of goodness that it almost defies reality, but these are minor quibbles in a work that is sure to have a great many fans. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Instantly gripping, this fast-paced middle-grade thriller set in the worlds of football and professional gambling, puts its 12-year-old protagonist, Ty Lewis, between a rock and a hard place and then proceeds to squeeze. Read full book review >

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BASEBALL GREAT by Tim Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2009

"A cut above the usual baseball novel. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Josh is a hugely talented player who loves baseball and is destined for greatness. Read full book review >

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MARAUDERS by Tim Green
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1997

"Green does offer a few exciting scenes of football action, but they sink in a dim swamp of gratuitous bloodshed and interracial fury. (Radio satellite tour)"
Stumbling, overplotted female-lawyer-in-peril tale continues the adventures of the beautiful but brainy Madison McCall (Outlaws, 1996), from former Atlanta Falcons footballer Green. Read full book review >

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TITANS by Tim Green
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"A poor effort with yawn-inducing results."
Former pro-football player Green (Ruffians, 1993) fumbles his way through a second attempt at a suspense novel. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1997

"A book that has the elements of an engaging human drama but, clogged as it is with amateur psychologizing, fails to stir. ($50,000 ad/promo; author tour)"
Slick, self-analytical memoirs of a young man who, at considerable pain to his adoptive parents, is driven to find the mother who gave him up at birth. Read full book review >

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THE FOURTH PRIMER by Tim Green
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"A likable character in a standard genre exercise."
The fourth perimeter is composed of Secret Service agents protecting the president, and, here, in the latest from pro-football player-turned-writer/lawyer/commentator Green (The Letter of the Law, 2000, etc.), Kurt Ford intends to breach it. Read full book review >

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NEW KID by Tim Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 4, 2014

"Exciting, romantic and thought-provoking, this book scores a home run. (Fiction. 10-14)"
A teenage baseball star struggles not only with game-day stress, but also with the ever-present fear that his world is about to end. Read full book review >

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FORCE OUT by Tim Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 5, 2013

"A slice of life for middle school readers who know that their sport is a microcosm of the larger world. (Fiction. 9-13)"
Two sixth-grade Little Leaguers and best buddies find their friendship tested on and off the diamond. Read full book review >

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BEST OF THE BEST by Tim Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 11, 2011

"Ethics in sports lifts this above the usual sports saga. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Another episode in the life of 12-year-old baseball phenom Josh LeBlanc, introduced in Baseball Great (2009). Read full book review >

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FOOTBALL CHAMP by Tim Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2009

"Still, there's no denying that the former defensive end writes an engaging page-turner that's full of play-by-play action, and this sequel to Football Genius (2008) ends with a whopper of a surprise, most likely signaling another book to come. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Twelve-year-old Troy White has an uncanny ability to see football patterns, a talent that enables him to correctly predict what plays will be run next. Read full book review >