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The Football Girl

Title

The Football Girl

Publisher

Delacorte Press

Pages

201 pages

Publication Year

2017

ISBN

9780385741835

Genre

realism

Topic

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

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

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

boy and girl

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

White

Keywords

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

Item Type

Fiction

Format

chapter book

The Football Girl

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