by Matt Christopher
Boots Raymond is hoping to play for the Apollos football team in his hometown. He really wants to play the position of quarterback but he is turned down because his weight is not right for that position. Instead, he is put in as a tackle. Boots doesn’t like being on tackle and almost gives up football. But his brother Tom gives him some good advice about both life and football. Tom is a soldier in the war and it only makes one more thing for Boots to be worried about while he is trying to play. Can Boots follow his brothers advice and stick with football? Read Tough to Tackle by Matt Christopher to find out.