The Underdogs by Mike Lupica audiobook

The Underdogs: Children, Dogs, and the Power of Unconditional Love

By Mike Lupica  and Melissa Fay Greene
Read by Kirby Heyborne  and Christina Delaine

Listening Library (Audio) 9781611760064
6.97 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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Will Tyler can fly on a football field. He may not be thebiggest running back around, but no one can touch him when it comes to hittingthe hole and finding the end zone. And no one can match his love of the game.When Will has a football in hand, he may as well be flying for real becauselife can’t touch him—his dad isn’t so defeated, his town isn’t so poor, andeveryone has something to cheer for. All of which does him no good if thefootball season is canceled. With no funding for things like uniforms and acared-for playing field, with seemingly every other family moving to find jobs,there simply isn’t enough money or players for a season. Unless one kid canrally an entire town and give everyone a reason to believe… For fans of his bestselling novels Travel Team and Million-DollarThrow, Mike Lupica delivers a feel-good sports story that will have readerscheering where they sit.

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Will Tyler can fly on a football field. He may not be thebiggest running back around, but no one can touch him when it comes to hittingthe hole and finding the end zone. And no one can match his love of the game.When Will has a football in hand, he may as well be flying for real becauselife can’t touch him—his dad isn’t so defeated, his town isn’t so poor, andeveryone has something to cheer for. All of which does him no good if thefootball season is canceled. With no funding for things like uniforms and acared-for playing field, with seemingly every other family moving to find jobs,there simply isn’t enough money or players for a season. Unless one kid canrally an entire town and give everyone a reason to believe…

For fans of his bestselling novels Travel Team and Million-DollarThrow, Mike Lupica delivers a feel-good sports story that will have readerscheering where they sit.

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Author Bio: Mike Lupica

Author Bio: Mike Lupica

Mike Lupica is a New York Times bestselling author of several books for young readers. He has carved out a niche as the sporting world’s finest storyteller. His column in the New York Daily News is syndicated nationally. He lives in Connecticut with his wife and their four children.

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Author Bio: Melissa Fay Greene

Author Bio: Melissa Fay Greene

Melissa Fay Greene is the author of the National Book Award finalists Praying for Sheetrock and The Temple Bombing, as well as Last Man Out and There Is No Me without You. New York University’s journalism department named Praying for Sheetrock one of the top one hundred works of journalism in the twentieth century, and her books have earned numerous other accolades. Green has written for the New Yorker, the Washington Post, the New York Times Magazine, Newsweek, and Reader’s Digest, among other publications. She lives with her husband and nine children in Atlanta.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 6.97
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English