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 Nate’s natural football talent. Nate Brodie- Football fan, Quarterback, Chosen to make the million dollar throw. His friend is losing her eyesight and his family might lose their home. Abby. About Million-Dollar Throw. '.webs.com' : 'none'; --> A 30 yard pass in a bean-bag like hole. Gillette Stadium is located in Boston. I chose to read Million-Dollar Throw by Mike Lupica (published by Scholastic, Inc.). Nate learns important lessons in keeping promises, loyalty, friendship and overcoming obstacles. Million Dollar Throw has many settings. Setting (Place) - Valley, Massachusetts and Gillette Stadium, Rising Action – When Nate enters for the million dollar throw, Climax – When it turns out Nate won the lottery and is going to make the throw, Falling Action – When Nate is benched and cannot make throws as well, Resolution – Nate makes the throw and gives the money to his friend Abby to fix her eyes. This Study Guide consists of approximately 35 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to … Measures 71" x 35". Nate purchases the Tom Brady autographed football at SportStuff. The 13 protesters remained behind bars on Tuesday with bail for seven of them set at $1 million each The protests erupted after the police shooting of a … Pete. Nate. Until, suddenly, he can't, just when he's won the opportunity to score $1,000,000 if he can throw a football through a 20-inch hole during the televised halftime break at a Patriots game. It is here that he and Abby learn about the Million-Dollar Throw Contest that Nate enters. In addition to the usual sporting goods products, SportsStuff sells collectibles and memorabilia in a special section called "The Hall." Resolution – Nate makes the throw and gives the money to his friend Abby to fix her eyes. Here, you will be able to learn more about the Million Dollar range of treatments, find details of your nearest treatment provider, find a course to become Million Dollar trained and shop our extensive range of high quality beauty products. Million Dollar Throw by Mike Lupica Website by Brendan . Valley, Massachusetts. This contest of the winner of the drawing to throw a football from thirty yards away at halftime of the Patriot's game on Thanksgiving night. He has carved out a niche as the sporting world’s finest storyteller. Mike Lupica is the #1 bestselling author of many popular books for young readers, including Fantasy League, QB 1, Heat, Travel Team, Million-Dollar Throw, and The Underdogs. Although it can be considered a sports novel due to its heavy emphasis on the play-by-play actions of Nate Brodie’s football games, it is also a novel about … Best of all you don't have to win the lottery to feel like a million! When Nate is given his dream to meet Tom Brady and to make his families lives better, he is also given another opportunity to make one million dollars with the Million-Dollar Throw. His dad lost his job and his family is losing their home. The Million Dollar Throw By: Mike Lupica Figurative Language Nate Two examples of figurative language is one is when he got on the field and it Inspired by the real-life Manning family of quarterbacks and set amid the football-crazy culture of Texas, QB 1 is a coming-of-age story perfect for the fan of MILLION-DOLLAR THROW and HEAT. One of Nate's best friend and has a eye disease. But things have been tough lately. Teenage boy Nate Brodie (aka Brady because of his love for the Patriots and he is a quarterback for his football team) gets a once in a lifetime chance to throw a football from 30 yards away into a small hole to win a million dollars at halftime during a Patriots game. If completed, the winner collects one million dollars. Mike Lupica’s 2009 novel, Million-Dollar Throw, is about Nate Brodie, a 13-year-old quarterback who is the star of his eighth-grade football team. Setting The setting of the book is in Day Valley, Massachusetts. When Nate buys this ball, the clerk at the mall offers Nate to sign up for The Million Dollar Throw. '&utmxhash='+escape(h.substr(1)):'')+'" type="text/javascript" charset="utf-8">')})(); Nov 24, 2012. After Vailsburg High School in Newark, Gutman graduated from Rutgers University with a degree in psychology in 1977. 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