Author: Joshua Cohen
Release Date: February 17, 2011
The football field is a battlefield
There's an extraordinary price for victory at Oregrove High. It is paid on & and off the football field. And it claims its victims without mercy including the most innocent bystanders.
When a violent, steroid-infused, ever-escalating prank war has devastating consequences, an unlikely friendship between a talented but emotionally damaged fullback and a promising gymnast might hold the key to a school's salvation.
Told in alternating voices and with unapologetic truth, Leverage illuminates the fierce loyalty, flawed justice, and hard-won optimism of two young athletes.
I am looking forward to this for a couple of reasons. First, I have a lot of guys in my classes that love reading books about sports, and I think it is important to have them read books that show the seedier side of athletics and from a male POV. I also love the starkness of this cover and the rage that is so obvious in the fist and arm.
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