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Quickie Makes the Team

4.46  ·  Rating Details  ·  24 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
An inspiring children's book about a young boy who, despite his small stature, works hard to make the team.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published November 1st 2008 by Dcb 80 Enterprises (first published 2008)
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Hunter M
Jan 15, 2016 Hunter M rated it it was amazing
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I really enjoyed “Quickie Makes the Team” because it taught me a lesson and it taught me to chase greatness and strive to be the best. I also enjoyed it because it’s about sports and football, and those are things I am involved in and have a passion for. I think that having that mentality and having the mindset where I strive for greatness is the key to success. I also enjoyed it because it was a short story and it told a life lesson.

This short story written by Donald Dri
Nicole Fiene
Mar 08, 2015 Nicole Fiene rated it liked it
If you are in search of an encouraging, feel-good book for the younger ones, Quickie Makes the Team is it! This is a story written by the Green Bay Packers’ well-known wide receiver, Donald Driver. In the book, Driver writes about himself as a child. He tells about his struggle in his younger years as he desperately longed to try out for the school football team, but was told time and time again that he was just too small to play. Donald Driver, also known as “Quickie” at this age, believed thos ...more
PacaLipstick Gramma
Jan 06, 2013 PacaLipstick Gramma rated it it was amazing
I'm a little bit prejudice.

Donald Driver is my favorite Green Bay Packer, and I love the Green and Gold!

This is a delightful book about never giving up. Donald's personal story is one of tenacity and I am sure this book is from personal experience. He and his wife are generous supporters of their community, willing to put their hearts into the things that they love.

I loved this book, knowing the story behind Donald Driver.

If you would like to know more about Donald Driver, visit his website: htt
Alicia Smith
Aug 04, 2012 Alicia Smith rated it it was amazing
Shelves: kiddie-books
my five year old received this book and slept with it inhis bed for a year. he loves this book and when he feels down about somethung he is struggling wuth i refer back to the book and he bucks up
If we were not living in Packer country, I might not like this as much. It is a feel good book about going for your dreams. My students will like that it is by Donald Driver.
Sarah W
Oct 18, 2011 Sarah W rated it liked it
Shelves: picture-book, sports
This is a 'be anything you can be' sort of story of a boy people thought was too small to play football. Packer fans will enjoy that this book is by Donald Driver.
Vivian Clarke
It's a great book to show you can do anything! It doesn't matter if your small or tall if you want it go for it!
Quickie wanted to play football and with the help of a friend he achieved his dream and proved he could.
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