Fever Pitch

In America, it is soccer But in Great Britain, it is the real football No pads, no prayers, no prisoners And that s before the players even take the field n nNick Hornby has been a football fan since the moment he was conceived Call it predestiny Or call it preschool Fever Pitch is his tribute

The Blind Side

When we first meet Michael Oher, he is one of thirteen children by a mother addicted to crack he does not know his real name, his father, his birthday, or how to read or write He takes up football and school after a rich, white, Evangelical family plucks him from the streets Then two great forces

The Kite Runner

The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father s servant, The Kite Runner is a beautifully crafted novel set in a country that is in the process of being destroyed It is about the power of reading, the price of betrayal, and the pos