The Football Boy Wonder Chronicles 1-3
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Martin Smith
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-06-15 - Publisher: Independently Published

Meet Charlie Fry. The Football Boy Wonder. He is the football genius who never misses. A freak accident planted a magic target in the boy's head, which has turned him into the world's best footballer. After his first season playing for Hall Park Magpies, Charlie is being scouted by some
Washed in the Blood
Language: en
Pages: 181
Authors: Shelton L. Williams
Categories: True Crime
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Rogers Publishing & Consulting, Inc

"Washed in the Blood" is a page-turning read about the the rowdy oil boom days of the early 1960s in Odessa, Texas, when violence often rode the range. It is at once an examination of local mores and foibles, piety and hypocrisy, and an inside-look at the famed Kiss and
Boys of Alabama: A Novel
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Genevieve Hudson
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-19 - Publisher: Liveright Publishing

A “soul-stirring debut,” Boys of Alabama tells the “bewitching” (Michelle Hart, O, The Oprah Magazine) tale of sixteen-year-old Max’s first year in America. “Daring, unusual . . . and startlingly fresh” (Don Noble, Alabama Public Radio), Boys of Alabama announced Genevieve Hudson’s place in the canon of the southern gothic
Growing Up on the Gridiron
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Vicki Mayk
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-01 - Publisher: Beacon Press

Explores the experience of one young man and the concerns about CTE he helped to illuminate, and the cultural allure of football in America that keeps boys trying to make the team despite the dangers Award-winning journalist Vicki Mayk raises a critical question for football players and their communities: does
Rocket Boys
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Homer Hickam
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-04-01 - Publisher: Dell

The #1 New York Times bestselling memoir that inspired the film October Sky, Rocket Boys is a uniquely American memoir—a powerful, luminous story of coming of age at the dawn of the 1960s, of a mother's love and a father's fears, of a group of young men who dreamed of