A couple of days later nate finds out that his name was picked out of the raffle, and on thanksgiving night he has a chance to win a million dollars. This book is about a boy who is an amazing football quarterback who singed up to throw a football threw a whole from 30 yards and he will win a million dollars. Mike lives in connecticut with his wife and their four children. What happens in million dollar throw by mike lupica. Mike lupica is the author of several new york times bestsellers, including travel.
Setting place valley, massachusetts and gillette stadium rising action when nate enters for the million dollar throw. This book is about a kid named nate brodie and his fist clinching adventure. Praise for milliondollar throw lupica delivers another smooth, wellpaced, characterdriven novel. Jon hamm with his flawlessly groomed stubble and cocky grin plays the haughty sports agent bernstein with ease.
I chose to read milliondollar throw by mike lupica published by scholastic, inc. In 1974 he graduated from boston college in chestnut hill, massachusetts. Million dollar arm was released by walt disney studios home entertainment on bluray disc and dvd on october 7, 2014. Falling action when nate is benched and cannot make throws as well. The milliondollar throw was made by the author who made other sports books. The book describes a story of overcoming challenges, as nate comes from a family that is struggling to get by financially and their only hope to climb out of their financial hole is nates natural football talent. He also briefly hosted an unsuccessful television chat program, the mike lupica show, on espn2, as well as a shortlived radio show on wfan in new york city in the mid1990s. Resolution nate makes the throw and gives the money to his friend abby to fix her eyes conflict. Mike lupicas 2009 novel, milliondollar throw, is about nate brodie, a yearold quarterback who is the star of his eighthgrade football team. Setting the million dollar throw takes place during present day in the fall football season in a medium sized town in massachusetts called valley. Abby is able to lift nates spirits as he and his family go through financial challenges. With jon hamm, aasif mandvi, alan arkin, suraj sharma.
In million dollar throw by mike lupica, nate brodie is an 8th grade quarterback for his schools football team in valley, massachusetts. And when he does, he wins the chance for something hes never dreamed ofto throw a pass through a target at a patriots game for one million dollars. Nate brodie is a yearold boy who loves football and plays quarterback on his school team. Nate and abby have known each other for several years and trust each other implicitly. Million dollar arm 2014 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. But i really liked how mike lupica kept is still reading by adding some misfortunes to his family and best friend and us the readers wanted to keep on reading because we wanted to find out if nate. This study guide consists of approximately 35 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of million dollar throw.
Oct 23, 2009 hes even saved up to buy an autographed football. What would you do with a million dollars, if you were. He went to the nba finals to shoot a foul shot at half time for as million dollars. He has been a recurring guest on the cbs morning news, good morning america, and the macneillehrer newshour. About milliondollar throw what would you do with a million dollars, if you were. Million dollar arm is a 2014 american biographical sports drama film directed by craig gillespie and produced by walt disney pictures from a screenplay written by thomas mccarthy. Download and read online for free million dollar throw by mike lupica. To make matters worse, at the same time that nate mysteriously loses his ability to throw the ball, he wins the chance to make a million dollars by throwing a football through a small hole during halftime of a new england patriots game. Common sense is the nations leading nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and. The film is based on the true story of baseball pitchers rinku singh and dinesh patel who were discovered by sports agent j. Mike lupica is the author of several new york times bestsellers, including travel team, heat, and the big field.
Nate learns important lessons in keeping promises, loyalty, friendship and overcoming obstacles. Nate threw the ball through the hole like a bullet. Milliondollar throw book summary milliondollar throw. Milliondollar throw by mike lupica, paperback barnes. Climax when it turns out nate won the lottery and is going to make the throw. Praise for million dollar throw lupica delivers another smooth, wellpaced, characterdriven novel. Milliondollar throw 2009 read online free book by mike. The book related to me because i play football like nate but he played qb and im a wide receiver. Nate brodie is a yearold star high school quarterback whose family is facing tough economic hardships. Mike lupica is the author of multiple bestselling books for young readers, including qb 1, heat, travel team, milliondollar throw, and the underdogs. Nate learns these lessons through the problems experienced by people he loves.
Yet abby never complains, and she is nates inspiration. Download and read online for free milliondollar throw by mike lupica. This raffle decides who will have the chance to make a throw from 30 yards away into a hole to win 1 million dollars. Nate brodie is nicknamed brady not only for his arm, but also b.
About million dollar throw what would you do with a million dollars, if you were. Million dollar throw by mike lupica is a very good book. Million dollar throw vocabulary flashcards quizlet. The novel is geared towards middle schoolers, with simple language and a straightforward plot. Lupica the big field inserts a yearold in the contestant. As a groomed smooth talker in sharply tailored corporate suits, there are few to match hamm and he does what is expected of him. Milliondollar throw by mike lupica and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Milliondollar throw by mike lupica at the best online ebook storage. Milliondollar throw mike lupica author sports fiction genre milliondollar throw milliondollar throw, revolves around the genre sports fiction. He knows shell be there when he makes the throw of a lifetime.
Million dollar throw by mike lupica at the best online ebook storage. Since his dad just lost his job, nate welcomes the opportunity at first. Half court, 3 pointer, free throw, layup at dallas mavericks duration. Milliondollar throw is a fantastic book, written by mike lupica, starring nate brody, a year old quarterback prodigy from massachusetts. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading milliondollar throw. Nate broadie gets the chance of a life time to meet tom brady and try to win 1million dollars. Nate is given an opportunity to change not only his life, but also his family and his friends lives. Bernstein after winning a reality show competition. Milliondollar throw unabridged milliondollar throw unabridged audiobook, by mike lupica. Learn the million dollar throw with free interactive flashcards. Hes written summer ball, travel team, miracle on 49th street, heat, the big field, the million dollar throw, the million. By the author of new york times bestsellers travel team, heat, and the big field. Challenges nate feels responsible for his whole familys financial future and thats a lot of pressure for a kid.
Eddie won a poetry contest sponsored by a fatty snack company called finkles foods. Nate learns these lessons through the problems experienced by. Milliondollar throw by gavin m personal connection simile metaphor simile. Download read the million dollar throw 2010 by mike. In a twopoint conversion attempt, the team that just scored must run a play from close to the opponents goal line 5yard line in canadian, 3yard line in amateur american, 2yard line in professional american and advance the ball across the goal line in the same manner as if they were scoring a touchdown.
The theme of friendship is an important one in milliondollar throw. If yearold nate brodie can throw a football through a small target at a patriots game, he will win a million dollars. Rising action when nate enters for the million dollar throw. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets.
Based on a true story, million dollar arm is a predictable motivating sport film from the disney stable. His dad lost his job and his family is losing their home. His dad lost his job and his family is struggling to keep their home. Its no secret that a million dollars would go a long way. This 42page guide for million dollar throw by mike lupica includes detailed chapter summaries and analysis covering 34 chapters, as well as several more in. And when he does, he wins the chance for something hes never dreamed of. In 1964, he moved with his family to nashua, new hampshire where he attended middle school and subsequently bishop guertin high school, graduating in 1970. He was the kid that was chosen to go to the game, and when. And now hes got a chance to win a million dollars by throwing one pass through a target at halftime in the patriots. The million dollar shot dan gutman in the book, the million dollar shot, a poor kid named eddie ball attempts to become a millionaire from making one free throw shot. I chose to read million dollar throw by mike lupica published by scholastic, inc. And when he does, he wins the chance for something hes. Million dollar throw unabridged audiobook, by mike lupica.
The theme, if the stress is blocked out, success will come out, fits the book, million dollar throw, in many ways and is showen all over the book. Theme one if stress is blocked out, success will come out the theme, if the stress is blocked out, success will come out, fits the book, million dollar throw, in many ways and is showen all over the book. He is a year old boy that is in the 8th grade and plays football for the middle school team. A couple of days later nate finds out that his name was picked out of the raffle, and on thanksgiving night he has a chance to win a million. Milliondollar throw, revolves around the genre sports fiction. Nate has several friends on the football team but his primary friendship is with abby mccall. Jake gets his name drawn from millions and millions of people to see if he got chosen to go make a million dollar throw. Remote work advice from the largest allremote company. He has carved out a niche as the sporting worlds finest storyteller.
Million dollar throw by gavin m personal connection simile metaphor simile. Yet as he practices for the big day, he faces great pressure and must draw strength from his dear friend abby, who. Choose from 252 different sets of the million dollar throw flashcards on quizlet. Milliondollar throw, mike lupica 9780399246265 youtube. Nate is just a quarter back for his team, who has a shot to win 1 million dollars for a pass through a hole from 30 yards away. Patricks elementary school through the sixth grade. Everyone calls nate brodie brady because hes a new england quarterback, just like his idol, tom brady.
Nate brodie is nicknamed brady not only for his arm, but also because hes the biggest tom brady fan. Theme one if stress is blocked out, success will come out the theme, if the stress is blocked out, success will come out, fits the book, milliondollar throw, in many ways and is showen all over the book. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Then his best friend, abby mccall, puts him back into place and his golden arm starts to work with him again. Milliondollar throw chapters 1, 2, 3 and 4 summary. Jul 07, 2009 million dollar throw is a fantastic book, written by mike lupica, starring nate brody, a year old quarterback prodigy from massachusetts.
Resolution nate makes the throw and gives the money to his friend abby to fix her eyes. In striving to enrich the lives of all readers, teachingbooks supports the first amendment and celebrates the right to read. The million dollar throw was made by the author who made other sports books. Awardwinning journalist and espn personality mike lupica crafts a moving tale of perseverance, loyalty, and of the hope that rides on one pressurepacked football toss. What is the conflict in the million dollar throw written by. A sports agent stages an unconventional recruitment strategy to get talented indian cricket players to play major league baseball. He was the one that got chosen buts its your turn to read the book and find out if he made the throw and the million dollars. Nate brodie is a thirteen year old star quarterback. Lupicas football action engages, and his delineation of the athletes thought process and emotional highs and lows of competition feels visceral and real.781 1100 881 125 115 456 1368 714 924 250 1309 1180 766 83 789 1474 445 780 657 474 493 491 297 1477 521 1287 809 83 160 1229 1200 1395 866 128 1040 1178 428