by Tim Green


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Unstoppable by Tim Green

On the field or off, it takes all you've got to be a winner.

If anyone understands the phrase "tough luck," it's Harrison. As a foster kid in a cruel home, he knows his dream of one day playing for the NFL is a long shot.

Then Harrison's luck seems to change. He is brought into a new home with kind, loving parents—his new dad is even a football coach. Harrison's big build and his incredible determination quickly make him a star running back on the junior high school team. In no time, he's practically unstoppable.

But Harrison's good luck can't last forever.

In his most dramatic and hard-hitting story yet, former NFL defensive end Tim Green writes about what it takes to be a winner, even when it seems like fate has dealt an impossible hand. Inspired by interviews with real-life cancer survivors and insider sports experience, this unforgettable story shows a brave boy who learns what it truly means to be unstoppable.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062089564
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 09/18/2012
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 789,445
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)
Lexile: 730L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Tim Green, for many years a star defensive end with the Atlanta Falcons, is a man of many talents. He's the author of such gripping books for adults as the New York Times bestselling The Dark Side of the Game and American Outrage. Tim graduated covaledictorian from Syracuse University and was a first-round draft pick. He later earned his law degree with honors, and he has also worked as an NFL commentator for FOX Sports and NPR.

His first book for young readers, Football Genius, inspired in part by his players and his own kids, became a New York Times bestseller and was followed by Football Hero, Football Champ, The Big Time, and Deep Zone. He drew on his experiences playing and coaching Little League for Rivals and Pinch Hit and two more New York Times bestsellers: Baseball Great and Best of the Best.

Bestselling author Jon Scieszka called Tim Green's Unstoppable, a book about a boy's struggle with cancer that debuted at #2 on the New York Times bestseller list, "Absolutely heroic. And something every guy should read."

Tim Green lives with his wife, Illyssa, and their five children in upstate New York.

What People are Saying About This

Gordon Korman

“I don’t know anyone — kid or adult — who won’t root heart and soul for Harrison. Unstoppable means you can’t put this book down!”

Jon Scieszka

“Could not put it down. It is so solid, and real, and true. Absolutely heroic. And something every guy should read.”

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Unstoppable 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 52 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is inspiring and a must read. I'm not the biggest football fan, but this book captured excitement in football. Tim Green really captured the excitement and I can't wait to read more of his books!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Such a great story very sad at times great ending all about perserverence another grate novle by tim green
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Tim green has capture us in this sad book then pumps it back up 2 thums up for TIM GREEN
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Im one who does not like to read at all. Tim Greens'S books change that. A great story just like all of his other books. I read this book in one day. I highly reccomend it!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Wow, most inspirational sports book ever. So awesome and still sad. I love tim green and sports. Everyone should read this surprising book about a teenage football player. I would give it 10000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000 stars, at least. Twist and turns made this book Impossible to put down. Love harrison he is a beast. I hv read this many times and in conclusion, best book ever. For me, that's saying something.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a greatbook book it gets sad but then pumps up again
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I LOVE TIM GREEN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It is a great book. You should read it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I honestly hate reading but unstopple was amazing icouldnt put my nook down for my life. Once i read the football genius serius i had to read more but now i have to wait again. But i LOVED THIS BOOK!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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A awesome and inspiering book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
SO INSPIRATIONAL! Thought it was a normal Tim Green sports novel going into it. THIS BOOK DESERVES A MOVIE!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Its an amazing book but surprising
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It doesn't have any drama
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Best book ever!!!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was by far the best book ever. You must read it. It inspirers you and shows what could happen when you don't give up.
Anonymous 19 days ago
Super unique and i am holding my breath tyebentirbooke
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You should look forward to look at this book in the future.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Is a good book i would read it agin i love the book it is my favorie book in the world i love the book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Incredible. Thanks for inspiring me. Great book. -dfox
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love this book. I recomend it for all you players on a football team. Its full of suspence and when coach kelly says "wow youre one heak of a runner" i thought man, thats the understatemant of the year! #harrisonsgotgame also im jake and in proud of me puting my name!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Ive met this guy in life hes a really inpiring person he used to play in the NFL for the Alantic Falcons hes such and inperation i just love him and his books