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The Big Time: A Football Genius Novel

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Things couldn't be going better for Troy White. The Atlanta Falcons' football genius is at the top of his game, helping the team get to the playoffs. Agents and lawyers are knocking on his door with big-money offers for the upcoming season. And his own football team has just won the Georgia State Championship! Troy's celebrating with his friends at linebacker Seth Halloway's mansion when another lawyer comes knocking—and he says, "I think I'm your father."

In that instant, Troy's life is changed.

Powerfully charged from start to finish, this is an amazing portrayal of Troy's struggle to make his lifetime dreams of being with his father come true. Filled with page-turning excitement as a high-stakes deal increases the clash of family tension, The Big Time is an unforgettable experience.

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Troy has a chance to hit the big time—and be reunited with the father hes never known

Things couldnt be going better for Troy White. The Atlanta Falcons football genius is at the top of his game, helping the team get to the playoffs. Agents and lawyers are knocking on his door with big-money offers for the upcoming season. And his own football team has just won the Georgia State Championship! Troys celebrating with his friends when another lawyer comes knocking—and this one says, “I think Im your father.”

Very quickly Troys dream come true becomes a nightmare when his mom and dad become embroiled in a conflict over his future. For Troy, the stakes couldnt be higher as he fights for the right to know the man who calls himself Dad.

About the Author

Tim Green played Little League baseball for many years before specializing in football. After graduating as covaledictorian from Syracuse University, he was a first-round draft pick and played as a star defensive end for the Atlanta Falcons for eight years. He earned his law degree with honors and has worked as an NFL analyst for FOX Sports and an NFL commentator for NPR.

When his sons began to play baseball, Tim drew on his early love of the game to coach their teams. His exciting books for young readers include the New York Times bestselling Unstoppable, Baseball Great, Rivals, and Best of the Best. He has also written the novels Football Genius, Football Champ, and The Big Time, starring Troy White, and Football Hero, starring Ty Lewis. Troy and Ty meet in Tim's exciting Football Genius novel Deep Zone.

Tim Green lives with his wife, Illyssa, and their five children in upstate New York.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780061686214
Author:
Green, Tim
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Subject:
Family - General
Subject:
Children s-General
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Football Genius
Publication Date:
20110831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3 to 7
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
7.625 x 5.125 in 6.88 oz
Age Level:
from 8 to 12

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"Synopsis" by , Troy has a chance to hit the big time—and be reunited with the father hes never known

Things couldnt be going better for Troy White. The Atlanta Falcons football genius is at the top of his game, helping the team get to the playoffs. Agents and lawyers are knocking on his door with big-money offers for the upcoming season. And his own football team has just won the Georgia State Championship! Troys celebrating with his friends when another lawyer comes knocking—and this one says, “I think Im your father.”

Very quickly Troys dream come true becomes a nightmare when his mom and dad become embroiled in a conflict over his future. For Troy, the stakes couldnt be higher as he fights for the right to know the man who calls himself Dad.

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