Nate started to play more of a wide receiver position. On the hand, the plot is similar to most of the books that the author writes. Jan 09, Connor Christian rated it it was amazing. He paid for half of it and his struggling family paid for the other half. Learning to manage your stress level is something to really try for. We all feel pressures and stress. For me this was a motivational book. Jan 19, Donald rated it really liked it.

Even being a famous quarterback or winning a million dollars is less important than friends and family. Nate steps foot on the field where legends have played in and receives the football that could determine the fate of the whole story. Lupica has written both fiction and non-fiction books. Strong story of a girl bravely facing a disease that will cause blindness; a family deals well with job losses. So all Nate feels is pressure, and just when he needs it most, his golden arm begins to fail him. Nate has a friend who is going through a rough patch with a medical condition read to find out what it is and that causes him much stress because he feels that he should look out for her in her time of need.

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This section contains words approx. Younger readers may not understand or be able to relate to the pressures Nate is feeling. I haven’t ever read a book where someone was going blind, so it was interesting to hear wh I would definitely recommend this book. The throwing mechanics that Coach said you pretty much had to be born with. Yet Abby never complains, and she is Nate’s inspiration. Chapters 13, 14, 15 and But lately Brady’s throws haven’t been so perfect but will he make the one throw that really counts?

Refresh and try again. For the most part, I feel like a lot of people can relate to this book because of the money issues, stress over school and trying to fit in.


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Million-Dollar Throw

Thank you for your support. Nate’s positive attitude gives him an advantage. This book has a very good plot and is very descriptive. Lypica what he had in his mind a lot was that his parents weren’t paying the bills without struggling to. She informs Nate that she will be going away to a school to help her when she goes blind.

Oct 20, Nate N rated it it was amazing Shelves: There was not one dull moment in the book. She is slowly going blind.

His dad has lost his mmike and his family may lose their house. Justin was upset, and thus in the next game tried to get Michael removed.

Well Nate be able to make the throw? Michael, a superb baseball player and the main character of the book, who was eventually questioned about his age by other coaches, because he was incredible considering his young age. At the same time as this thorw best friend Just to start of saying one reason I may think this is really good over others is that I’m a Patriots fan so I could relate very well to Nate the protagonist.

But things have been tough millkon. Overall, this is a good read and I like how the theme is treat others before yourself. It was because Abby told him he would win if he was selected. This book is like any other Mike Lupica book. The play had just always been called Hutchins-and-Go after that.

There lupiica a boy who is a very dollwr Tom Brady fan and the boy is very well known for his athletic ability. In the end, gives half of the money to his parents and half of the money to Abby for eye surgery. I really like how the author put in detail in the little things to make the book good.


Make this your default list. So when Nate goes to the game at halftime he is nervous but he also got to meet his idol Tom Brady before the throw.

This book is one of my favorites. All of a sudden he feels a lot of stress. Chapters 25, 26, 27 and Nate and his parents live in Valley, Massachusetts. I especially loved Nate and Abby’s friendship and Nate’s mom was really cool. He showed courage in many different ways. I would probably recommend this to football fans because they can relate better.

While in a sports store in Boston he sees an autographed football llupica by Tom Brady.

The million dollar throw 1 1 Oct 04, The following items were successfully added. It’s hard enough to be a teenager without all those luica. Some of you may have parents who work two jobs, or maybe you even have a part time job yourself to help take the strain off the parents.

Common Sense is a nonprofit organization. At the beginning of the story, his season is going great, and he is playing his best game.

Million-Dollar Throw Book Review

This thirteen year old is the protagonist in, Million-Dollar Throw by Mike Lupica, a book I gave four out of five stars because it’s not my favorite book, but it’s still pretty good. Nate’s dad used to be the milllion he shared everything with, but these days they don’t even watch football games together. I don’t really like football that much, but I still really enjoyed reading about the struggles of each game and what Nate did on every play.

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