In case you are unaware, HCPL’s 2017 Madden Tournament is on Saturday, January 28. You can sign up for it here.
To train for this extremely competitive event, you need to think football, experience football, and live football. The library is here to help with that.
1. Watch it!
Get your head in the game by watching some shows or movies that center around football, like these ones: Friday Night Lights, Woodlawn, When the Game Stands Tall, Draft Day, The Blind Side, We Are Marshall, Invincible, Facing the Giants, Remember the Titans, and Rudy.
2. Read it!
Get inside the mind of a football athlete with some books by these authors: Tim Green, Paul Volponi, Gordon Korman, John Feinstein, Mike Lupica, Perri Klass, John Coy, Sandra Neil Wallace, and Chris Lynch.
3. Study it!
Study up on the game and the big names with materials from the YA nonfiction section.
4. Play it!
Hone your skills by checking out Madden.