Home-Field Advantage (Hardcover)

By Justin Tuck, Leonardo Rodriguez (Illustrator)

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 9781442403697, 40pp.

Publication Date: August 30, 2011



Imagine the toughest, meanest-looking, strongest NFL player you can. Now imagine him growing up while being bossed around and pushed around by his five older sisters. The comical scenes are endless and Justin shows that toughness comes in all forms. Illustrations from newcomer Leonardo Rodriguez to make a picture book that appeals to a wide audience.

About the Author

Justin Tuck was born in Coosa County, Alabama, and went on to play for the University of Notre Dame. A Pro Bowl defensive end, he plays for the New York Giants. This is his first book for children.

Leonardo Rodriguez lives and works in Barcelona. He is a contributing cartoonist for "Mad" magazine. Visit his blog about illustration at LeonardoRodriguez.net.