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Auther:Mike Lupica Type of book: Fiction Date/year pub Gerrol M Johnson Mrs. Blancas Rdg. 6 th period
Setting The story takes place inside the Patriots stadium. On the thirty-yard line where Nate Brodie is about to make the throw of a lifetime. Nate lives in a red clay brick two- story house with pine trees. While Abby lives in a one story house and doesn`t have a lot of trees. The time was around 1997.
Plot Nate Brodie tries to go and buy an autographed football by Tom Brady, but the owner said it`s not for sale. Then Abby found a poster, called “Million Dollar Throw”. On TV Sports Stuff had announced that Nate Brodie was the winner, so Nate had practiced just to make the throw, but was also scared he would miss the throw.
Main Characters Nate-Has dark brown hair, hazel eyes and olive skin. He loves the Patriots, helpful and loves Abby. Abby-Has dirty blonde hair, green olive eyes, and pale skin and also going blind. She loves football, likes to draw, and she is easy going.
Resolution Abby helped Nate get back on his feet and helped him practice. On the day of the million dollar throw Nate remembered everything Abby had told him within a deep breath. Nate was ready, he took three steps back and threw that ball for a long one for the target.
Your Opinion It had inspired me to read more of his books, and keep playing football. And continue to write football stories.
Facts About The Author He made good meanings during the story. Loves football. Loves to write about football. Made the characters have feeling. Is on fire about the patriots.
5 Test Q`s Why doe Nate act so calm while making his throw. Why doesn`t Nate tell Abby he likes her. Why does Nate get mad when he can`t buy the football. Why was Nate scared when he first signed up for the million dollar throw. What do you think Nate will do with all that money.
Summary Nate Brodie, nicknamed “ Brady”, because he is Tom Brady`s biggest fan. He has saved up money to buy an autographed football by Tom Brady, but unfortunately the football was not for sale. Instead Nate wins a chance at one-million dollars in the Gillette Stadium. He is excited, but things are bad enough at home, his dad lost his job and is losing his house. His best friend Abby is losing her eye sight, while Nate is about to make the throw of a lifetime.