Bibliographic Information: Coy, J. (2005). Crackback. New York: Scholastic Press.

Short Annotation: Miles is a junior football players who gets peer pressure to take drugs to become a better football players. Miles then faces the consequences of taking the drugs offered by football players.

Genre: Sport Fiction Novel

Grade Level: 7 – 9

Readers who will like this book: readers who like sport books; readers who like to read books about football; readers who like to read about peer pressure; readers who like to read about substance abuse; readers who like to read about life as a high school football player

Personal Response/Rating: 4 – I really enjoyed this book. It is very well developed and it really teaches readers a good life lesson.

Text-Dependent Question: What were some consequences Miles faces after taking substances?