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Mar 16

Teens Review: 12 by Casey Sherman and Dave Wedge

Posted to Off the Beaten Shelf on March 16, 2021 at 12:00 AM by Elizabeth Land

Book Reviews by YCPL teens and tweensTeens & Tweens Review is an opportunity for York County Public Library teens and tweens to write book reviews for their peers. Check out what our youth are reading below, and then see our list of read-alike titles suggested by YCPL staff.

12 by Casey Sherman and Dave Wedge book coverTitle: 12: The Inside Story of Tom Brady's Fight for Redemption by Casey Sherman and Dave Wedge
Reviewed by: Frankie E., 11th Grade
Rating: 4 stars

12, the story of the Tom Brady’s 2016 season, was remarkable. It took a look at what happened before the season, his journey throughout the season, and the adversity he had to overcome throughout all of it. Ultimately, I thought there wasn’t enough background information on Tom Brady. It didn’t go into much detail about the history of his career and what he had done leading up to it. But I liked how the book talked about past scandals from former NFL players and former scandals about Tom Brady. It shows how the league dealt with past accusations and how the players responded.

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Oct 16

Get in the Game: Sports Books for Tweens, Teens & Adults

Posted to Off the Beaten Shelf on October 16, 2020 at 3:39 PM by Elizabeth Land

booktalksWhether you follow organized sports, played a sport as a child, or even if you only have a passing interest in the subject, YCPL Reference Staff think that sports fiction holds appeal for everyone. So much so that we even recorded a book talk on the subject. Visit our YouTube channel or click "Continue Reading..." below to see the embedded video to get our top picks.

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