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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EXACT REVENGE by Tim Green
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 11, 2005

"Green (The First 48, 2004, etc.) craftily attenuates the suspense and works some nice wrinkles into a familiar formula."
After almost 20 years in prison, an innocent man escapes to hunt down the cabal that framed him. 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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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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KID OWNER by Tim Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 29, 2015

"A wish-fulfillment fantasy pleasingly complicated by real emotional journeys. (Fiction. 8-14)"
An undersized middle school football player inherits an NFL team. Read full book review >

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PINCH HIT by Tim Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 20, 2012

"Pure, escapist fluff. (Sports fiction. 10-14) "
Two boys decide to trade places prince-and-pauper style. Read full book review >

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UNSTOPPABLE by Tim Green
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"A predictable, fast-paced sports tale with some unexpected heart. (Fiction. 11-14)"
Harrison has led a hard-knock life up until he's taken in by loving foster parents "Coach" and Jennifer. 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 >