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Touchdown: Teen Fiction about Football

Are you a football fan? Take yourself into the world of football with one of these novels.


The rivalry : mystery at the Army-Navy game
The rivalry : mystery at the Army-Navy game

Eighth-grade sportswriters Stevie and Susan Carol team up to solve a mystery at the famous Army-Navy football game.


Football genius
Football genius

Troy, a sixth-grader with an unusual gift for predicting football plays before they occur, attempts to use his ability to help his favorite team, the Atlanta Falcons, but he must first prove himself to the coach and players.


Rash
Rash

In a futuristic society, anything dangerous is illegal. When Bo Marsten is accused of spreading a rash through his school, he's sentenced to manual labor at a pizza factory/detention center -- but his sentence can be reduced if he joins the (illegal) football team.


Stupid fast
Stupid fast

Just before his sixteenth birthday, Felton Reinstein has a sudden growth spurt that turns him from a small, jumpy, picked-on boy with the nickname of "Squirrel Nut" to a powerful athlete, leading to new friends, his first love, and the courage to confront his family's past and current problems.


Damage
Damage

High school senior Austin Reid is a star of the high school football team and dates the prettiest girl in the school. Everything seems to be going great for him...so why is he suffering from depression?


No more dead dogs
No more dead dogs

For expressing his true views of "Old Shep, My Pal, " eighth-grade football hero Wallace Wallace earns a detention that takes him off the team and plunks him in the auditorium, where his English teacher is directing a theatrical version of "Old Shep, My Pal."


Raiders night
Raiders night

For the Nearmont High School football team, winning is the only option -- even if it means looking the other way when a team-mate assaults another player.


Shooting star
Shooting star

Jomo Rogers, a naturally talented athlete, starts taking performance enhancing drugs in order to be an even better high school football player, but finds his life spinning out of control as his game improves.


Always upbeat / All that
Always upbeat / All that

Two-novels-in-one: Savvy Charli Black seems to have the perfect life, but perfect isn't always what it seems; Cocky quarterback Blake Strong's number one goal is to stay in the game, but will he realize there is more to life than football?


Dairy queen
Dairy queen

D.J. Schwenk has spent her life helping her brothers train for football. But after she spends the summer helping a rival school's quarterback train, D.J. decides that maybe she should be the one on the field.


Crossing lines
Crossing lines

High school senior Adonis struggles to do the right thing when his fellow football players escalate their bullying of a new classmate, Alan, who is transgendered.