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The Football Girl

Title

The Football Girl

Publisher

Delacorte Press

Publication Year

2017

ISBN

9780385741835

Pages

201 pages

Genre

realism

Format

chapter book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

In the summer before high school, Tessa's decision to play football, instead of running cross-country, affects her blossoming romance with football prospect Caleb, her relationship with best friends Marina and Lexie, who are counting on Tessa to try out for cross-country, and her home life with her politically ambitious mother.

Grade Level

6-8

Topic

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Gender nonconformity; gender roles

Main Character

boy and girl

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

Keywords

girl playing football; football; cross country; brothers; Congress

Diversity Impact

direct

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