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Playing with the Boys (Pretty Tough 2)

New girl Lucy is desperate for friends. She tries out for Beachwood High soccer, but despite her amazingly accurate kick, fails to make the team. When the Coach points out that varsity football is looking for a new kicker, Lucy is skeptical. Football? Isn’t that a boys’ game?

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Playing with the Boys (Pretty Tough 2) <p>New girl Lucy is desperate for friends. She tries out for Beachwood High soccer, but despite her amazingly accurate kick, fails to make the team. When the Coach points out that varsity football is looking for a new kicker, Lucy is skeptical. Football? Isn’t that a boys’ game?</p> <p>But on the gridiron Lucy discovers that she feels strong—in control for the first time since her mother died. She loves football. She actually wants to play! (She also wants to hang out with super-cute quarterback Ryan Conner. But that’s just icing on the cake.) Too bad no one else wants her on the team. Not the boys’ coach, not her teammates, and especially not her overprotective dad. Will Lucy cave in to the pressure? Or will she prove she’s pretty tough after all?</p> <p>Publisher: Razorbill <br />ISBN: 978-1-59514-112-5 <br />Ages: Young Adult <br />Format: Paperback novel/256 pages </p> <p><strong>Reviews for Playing with the Boys:</strong><span> </span><br /><em> </em></p> <h5><em>A great story! This book encourages young women to unleash the potential to play one of the best sports on earth. As a female football player, I hope more young women see that they aren’t limited to just being one of the girls. </em>Jamie Flynt – Alabama Renegades <br /><em> </em></h5> <h5><em>Another slam dunk for Liz Tigelaar. “Playing with the Boys” is a great example of how chick lit meets sports lit with stellar results. </em>– Taylor M. <br /><em> </em></h5> <h5><em>… a thoroughly enjoyable novel. </em>– the Book Muncher <br /><em> </em></h5> <h5><em>Pretty Tough novels are like receiving two scoops of ice cream for the price of one – books filled to the brim with high school drama and a sporty back story millions of athletes hunger for. </em>– Keri Mikulski, author of Screwball</h5>
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New girl Lucy is desperate for friends. She tries out for Beachwood High soccer, but despite her amazingly accurate kick, fails to make the team. When the Coach points out that varsity football is looking for a new kicker, Lucy is skeptical. Football? Isn’t that a boys’ game?

But on the gridiron Lucy discovers that she feels strong—in control for the first time since her mother died. She loves football. She actually wants to play! (She also wants to hang out with super-cute quarterback Ryan Conner. But that’s just icing on the cake.) Too bad no one else wants her on the team. Not the boys’ coach, not her teammates, and especially not her overprotective dad. Will Lucy cave in to the pressure? Or will she prove she’s pretty tough after all?

Publisher: Razorbill 
ISBN: 978-1-59514-112-5 
Ages: Young Adult 
Format: Paperback novel/256 pages 

Reviews for Playing with the Boys: 
 

A great story! This book encourages young women to unleash the potential to play one of the best sports on earth. As a female football player, I hope more young women see that they aren’t limited to just being one of the girls. Jamie Flynt – Alabama Renegades 
 
Another slam dunk for Liz Tigelaar. “Playing with the Boys” is a great example of how chick lit meets sports lit with stellar results. – Taylor M. 
 
… a thoroughly enjoyable novel. – the Book Muncher 
 
Pretty Tough novels are like receiving two scoops of ice cream for the price of one – books filled to the brim with high school drama and a sporty back story millions of athletes hunger for. – Keri Mikulski, author of Screwball