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4.28 of 5 stars 4.28  ·  rating details  ·  1,557 ratings  ·  259 reviews
Inspired by interviews with real-life cancer survivors and insider sports experience, this unforgettable New York Times bestseller shows a brave boy who learns what it truly means to be unstoppable. As National Ambassador for Young People's Literature emeritus Jon Scieszka said, Unstoppable is "absolutely heroic, and something every guy should read."

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Hardcover, 352 pages
Published September 18th 2012 by HarperCollins
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Mark Holder
Unstoppable by Tim Green was inspired by real life cancer survivors including his wife. The book shows how people can be brave in all situations. This book is about a young boy names Harrison. Harrison was a foster child that went from foster home to foster home. He was abused both physically and mentally. Harrison was driven to violent outrages. Harrison wad finally placed in a loving foster home where all his dreams of becoming an NFL player could come true.

Harrison was in and out of foster ho
RC 2015 I struggle to give two stars to this book because I saw Tim Green speak about the book and the topic and he is so passionate about them, but I just couldn't enjoy it. The problem is that I am not Green's target audience (11-15 year old boys) and the things that make this book perfect for them make it a struggle for me. I felt this book tried to do too much--was this book about foster care nightmares, foster care success stories, learning to play football for the first time, overcoming an ...more
Luke C.
The book Unstoppable is about a boy named harrison who never gives up no matter what happens. In the book Harrison is a foster kid who has been transferred from foster home to foster home. And Harrison is never happy which foster home he goes to. But luckily Harrison gets a new family that actually loves him. And the foster dad is a football coach, and Harrison loves football. His new foster parents end up adopting him and Harrison got to play football for his dad. Harrison even finished the sea ...more
Are you into reading books that involve sports? Well, then I suggest this book to you. Unstoppable is a realistic fiction book filled with many thrills! I'm not much into reading books like these, but this one is amazing. It's incredible how your life could change in an instant. I definitely recommend this to anyone and if you're like me who rarely reads books like these, I'm sure you'll enjoy this book as much as I did.

The setting of my book at first takes place in a farm but soon ends up in a
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Unstoppable by Tim Green is a realistic fiction about a boy who never gives up no matter what people say. The dad of his foster family was a football coach for the 8th grade Borden football team. So Harrison joined and was amazing. He would rush for over 300 yards a game and more than 3 touchdown’s a game. But one day in practice (what used to be a bully) injured Harrison’s leg, which later was amputated. It was a horrifying, heartbreaking moment. Everybod
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Serenity Gause

Are you the best or unstoppable? Harrison is all in one. My book is realist faction This is the worst book i ever read.

this book is about a boy name Harrison. He a foster kid in a mean home. All he wanted to play football and find a better home. but he had no one that care.But was a foster dad hit him so hard that he almost die.So he was sent to a new home a nice home. And he was able to play football. Then something incredible happen Harrison had lost his leg. He had bone cance
Harrison is a very tall and muscular kid that got taken away from his mom when he was very little.

In the story Unstoppable a boy named Harrison is adopted and taken to live on a farm with two very mean faster parents. One day, his faster father got mad at Harrison and took his belt off and hit Harrison in the eye. Harrison got mad and hit him with a pitchfork. That made his faster father die. They sent Harrison to a juvenile center. After a couple of days, they found Harrison a new home with peo
Madisen Winter
In the book Unstoppable you meet Harrison who is in a orphanage. Harrison then gets adopted by the coach of the football team. while Harrison is with him he tries to play football and it turns out he is really, really good. Then Harrison finds out he is sick and needs a leg replacement. Harrison then tries again at football and realizes that he is still pretty good. I recommend this book for anyone that likes, football , but not only that also to people that have a disability that makes it harde ...more
This book is about a boy named Harrison. Harrison has been brought up going around from foster family to foster family. One day he is sent to live with a new foster family that is different than all of the rest. His new foster dad is a football coach at the local high school and he encourages Harrison to try out for the team. They soon learn Harrison has amazing skill playing running back because of the way he can run through tacklers like they are nothing and has amazing speed. With his new fou ...more
Ms. Yingling
Harrison’s mother is not able to take care of him, and he ends up being moved from foster family to foster family. The Constables are on a farm and particularly abusive. Harrison doesn’t mind working, but he does mind the beatings. When the father is accidentally killed, Harrison ends up with the daughter of his social worker, who is married to a football coach. They are very kind, and the idea of finally being able to play football, a sport he loves to watch, helps Harrison control his anger. U ...more
Tb Awesome!
Unstoppable is a realistic fiction book about Harrison; a teenager with a very crazy childhood. He doesn't have a dad and his mom is an alcoholic that can't take care of him. He lives as an orphan on a farm with a very mean head person. He loves football, but he is punished if he is ever caught trying to sneak a peak at the t.v. When he is sent to court for accidentally killing the head of the orphanage, he luckily gets put with a nice family as a foster child. His foster dad is the coach for th ...more
Tess Anderson
UnStoppable by Tim green is a incrediable novel. Harrison the main character always watched football, but never thought about ACTUALLY playing it, Until Harrison gets taken in by his new loving, and caring foster parents jennifer and "Coach". Harrison turned out to be the star of the football team! Until he got bone cancer. This novel teaches everybody not to take life for granted. If you love happy endings, suprises, and even romance then I suggest to you check out "Unstoppable" in your libery ...more
This book is amazing!!! It's about a foster kid named Harrison who loves football. Then his latest foster family is so nice, and his dad is a football coach in junior high so plus-plus!!! So when he starts football practice he starts with his dad. Also Harrison has a lot of anger about his past, but he uses that anger to charge him through football and he is UNSTOPPABLE!!! Then one day he gets injured and that leads to a great discovery that changes his life forever. Find out what happens next i ...more
Matt Szeliga
The Action’s Nonstop

The name of the novel is Unstoppable by Tim Green, and it is a realistic fiction novel. This book has no series it is one of a kind.Unstoppable was about 343 pages and the novel wasn't too challenging. The author Tim Green is an expert in the field of sports novels, and he himself played professional football which helps him create better content for us the reader. As of now this has currently been my favorite sports novel, and this because of the way he vividly expresses t
Emily G
Unstoppable by Tim Green is about the power of hard work and never giving up no matter the circumstances, and reveals that those who believe truly can achieve anything they set their mind to. Tim Green captivates young audiences with his exciting plot twists and turns, leaving boys and girls alike yearning for more. Truly an inspiring story, Unstoppable gives readers the opportunity to walk in the shoes of a foster child, a new kid at school, a football player, a cancer patient and survivor. Har ...more
Gabe g
Unstoppable is a great book especially if you readers like good sports book. This book is a very powerful book because at one point he is bullied and it is sad because he was a great football player but everyone wanted him out until the end his team realizes that he is a great player. There are a lot of strong parts and there are a lot of negative parts. some of the strong parts are when he runs for a long touchdown and wins the game for his team. There are many negative parts in the book but so ...more
Brady Pettit
Harrison has led a hard-knock life up until he’s taken in by loving foster parents.
After he acciedently causes the man’s death, Harrison is taken from a brutal foster home run by a farmer who uses foster kids as unpaid labor, a situation blithely ignored by the county. His new foster parents are different. Coach is in charge of the middle school football team, and all 13-year-old Harrison has ever wanted to do is to play football, the perfect outlet for his seething undercurrent of anger at life
Gavin H
If you are looking for a great book to read, look no further than here Unstoppable by Tim Green. If you want to read a loving, heart warming, inspirational book, Unstoppable is the book for you. Tim Green always keeps you interested while reading his books. There’s always something new that you wouldn’t expect. While reading Unstoppable, Tim Green really makes you feel like you are right there as one of the characters in the book. He really lets you relate to your life in his books. If you are l ...more
I picked this up because it was voted on the Iowa Teen choice book list and was able to finish it in a day. It wasn't my favorite book written for boys, I lean towards Carl Deuker and Chris Crutcher, but I feel this is an excellent read for a middle school guy. It was age appropriate and written towards the sports-minded. I feel it was a little too simple for high school students, not enough grit and angst that they tend to lean towards.
Still, the main character, Harrison, is one many students
Craig Butler
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Do you like books that are very meaningful? Well this is the book for you because this book has to do with a lot of confidence. The genre for this story is realistic fiction because it has to do with middle school football and cancer. In my opinion this is one of the best books I ever read because the title really fits the main idea of the story.

The setting for this story takes place in modern day time because things that were happening in this book happens now. Harrison wanted
Rasheed Wilson
The book Unstoppable is about a boy named harrison who never gives up no matter what happens. In the book Harrison is a foster kid who has been transferred from foster home to foster home. And Harrison is never happy which foster home he goes to. But luckily Harrison gets a new family that actually loves him. And the foster dad is a football coach, and Harrison loves football. His new foster parents end up adopting him and Harrison got to play football for his dad. Harrison even finished the sea ...more
This is a realistic fiction book that shows kids that if you work hard then you’ll succeed. If you like sports books specifically football you will like this book. It is by a common sports author named Tim Green. He has wrote many football books but I think that this one is the best.
In this book there is a 13 year old who has been to several foster families. The last was so bad that he had to leave it right away. A few weeks later he was finally given a caring foster family that lo
Cameron Stull
What if your life changed in a blink of an eye? Well 13 year old Harrison Johnson’s life did. Harrison Johnson lived in an out of foster homes since he was seven years old. Harrison Johnson has a temper and he always got into fights. The foster home he lives in now has a terrible foster dad. One day, Harrison was supposed to be doing chores, he went inside to watch T.V. when he was done with them. Then his foster dad told him to go back to the barn and feed the cows. So, Harrison wen
Grant B
Tim Green’s book, Unstoppable, is about a teenager’s struggle to not only recover from a life of beatings and pain, but, to also recover from a 'football injury' that has the book take a very unexpected turn. When Harrison was younger is mother left his life, forcing him to become a foster kid. When Harrison and the toughest foster parent around have a little 'accident' Harrison is forced to leave his corrupt home and go live with a young couple who can't have children. Harrison then decides to ...more
Nick Garcia
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Jack Greenwalt
The book Unstoppable by Tim Green is about a boy named harrison. Harrison is a foster child and his first home wasn't very good at all. Now with his new parents and with his dad being the football coach he started playing football. Shortly after he was the star running back. Then his luck turned 180 degrees because he was diagnosed with bone cancer and they had to amputate his leg.

I thought that this book was a very interesting book about how life is and that you need to work hard to accomplish
Jun 07, 2014 Tammi rated it 4 of 5 stars
Once you read the first few pages of this book, you begin rooting for the main character Harrison. Harrison has been moving around the foster care system because he is considered a "problem," as he gets into fights for survival and occasionally defends others. He lands in the Constables's home, a family that is known to take in "problem" children. However Mr. and Mrs. Constable use their foster kids to work their farm and beat them with a belt. A freak accident happens and Mr. Constable is kille ...more
Despite a life filled with setbacks, thirteen-year-old Harrison tries to persevere and continue playing football. Unstoppable by Tim Green is a well-written sports fiction book that has a meaning beyond just football.

From the first time that Harrison played football, he fell in love with the game. It becomes his favorite activity. He is very motivated and is strong for his age, which allows him to have an edge over his competition. Harrison gets hurt and gets his leg looked at for what he though
Sophia Brown
Unstoppable is a book about Harrison, a teenager who has a had a very bad childhood. His mom was a alcholic who couldnt take care of him and his father abanded his mother and him when he was very young. Knowing from these situations he was put into foster care and lived on a farm as a orphan taking demands from a extremly rude headmaster.Having a life like that he had found only one interest, and this happened to be football . He loved football but he was punished if he is ever caught trying to ...more
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Tim Green, for many years a star defensive end with the Atlanta Falcons, is a man of many talents. He's the author of such gripping books for adults as the New York Times bestselling The Dark Side of the Game and a dozen suspense novels, including Exact Revenge and Kingdom Come. Tim graduated covaledictorian from Syracuse University and was a first-round NFL draft pick. He later earned his law deg ...more
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