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  QB1 by Mike Lupica

Review by: Dawson B.
Texas, Grade 6

Jake Cullen is a freshman football player at Granger High School in Texas. Since his older brother and dad were star quarterbacks,it is expected that Jake would be also. Some of his teammates thinks that Jake is handed everything because he is a Cullen, but Jake has to earn his position on the team.
Jake Cullen is faced with the problem of having to match up to his older brother and father who are known as great football players. Jake finds it hard to please his father. He thinks that his dad cares about Wyatt than about him.

I like this book because its very entertaining to me. This book is not confusing and is very easy to read for people who understand football. The author did a very good with connecting this book with the real life football family,the Mannings,where the NFL quarterback dad,Archie, had two NFL quarterback sons,Peyton,and Eli, who likely faced some of the same problems that the Cullen's did.
I would recommend this book to other people who like football. I give this book a five star rating because it is an amazing story of football and family. It reminds everyone that hard work beats talent. When talent doesn't, work hard. A quote from the book that his dad said was,''He wanted to see the boy turn into a man.''

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