The main character in the book is Nate Brodie, his friends call him "Brady" because he is the biggest Tom Brady fan. Nate bought an autographed football by Tom Brady and was entered into a contest for a chance to throw a football from 30 yards away during the Patriot's game for 1 million dollars. He is the starting quarterback for his school. Nate leads them though the season but during the playoffs his arm starts messing up. Also his dad just lost his job and his best friend is going blind. The only thing to cure her is a surgery that cost thousands of dollars. Nate's parents are fighting because they cannot make the house payments. So Nate really needs this money for his friend and his family. Can he make the throw yes or no read this book to find out.
Everyone calls Nate Brodie ÒBradyÓ because heÕs a New England quarterback, just like his idol, Tom Brady. And now heÕs got a chance to win a million dollars by throwing one pass through a target at halftime in the PatriotsÕ Thanksgiving night game. More than anything, NateÕs family needs the moneyÑhis dadÕs been downsized, his momÕs working two jobs, and theyÕre on the verge of losing their house. The worry is more weight than a 13-year-old can bear, and itÕs affecting his playing for his own football team. Suddenly the boy with the golden arm is having trouble completing a pass . . . but can he make the one that really counts?
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Eighth-grade star quarterback Nate Brodie is frantic to win a million dollars by completing a pass during the halftime of a New England Patriot's game to help his family and his best friend Abby who is going blind.