Just a Kid from Maine

by Stephanie Mulligan (Author) Rick Parker (Illustrator)

Just a Kid from Maine
Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade
NFL veteran Matthew Mulligan beat the odds with his outstanding career of nine years as a blocking tight end. Matt's high school didn't offer football, so how did this small-town kid end up playing in the NFL for nearly a decade? His journey inspires people of all ages and a variety of backgrounds. Maybe you've thought of picking up a new hobby or going on a new adventure. Matt's story will encourage readers to have the courage to try something new.

Kirkus Reviews

A motivating, personal account of an NFL star.

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McSea Books
Publication date
January 20, 2022
BISAC categories
JNF062010 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Comics & Graphic Novels | Biography
JNF007100 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Sports & Recreation
JNF054050 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Sports & Recreation | Football
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