By Tim Green
(HarperCollins Publishers, Hardcover, 9780062089564, 343pp.)
Publication Date: September 2012
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On the field or off, it takes all you've got to be a winner.
If anyone understands the phrase "tough luck," it's Harrison. As a foster kid in a cruel home, he knows his dream of one day playing for the NFL is a long shot.
Then Harrison's luck seems to change. He is brought into a new home with kind, loving parentshis new dad is even a football coach. Harrison's big build and his incredible determination quickly make him a star running back on the junior high school team. In no time, he's practically unstoppable.
But Harrison's good luck can't last forever.
In his most dramatic and hard-hitting story yet, former NFL defensive end Tim Green writes about what it takes to be a winner, even when it seems like fate has dealt an impossible hand. Inspired by interviews with real-life cancer survivors and insider sports experience, this unforgettable story shows a brave boy who learns what it truly means to be unstoppable.
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 "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 new Football Genius novel, "Deep Zone".
Tim lives with his wife, Illyssa, and their five children in upstate New York.