What happens in the book the underdogs by Mike Lupica?
The Underdogs is about a football team for 12-year-olds, and the boy who fights for the team’s very existence. Will Tyler is kid with a natural talent for the game. A key mistake that Will made the previous year cost his team the championship.
Who are the main characters in the underdogs by Mike Lupica?
The main character in the story is Will Tyler, a 12-year-old boy, whose only passion is football, and his dad, Joe Tyler, a former high school football player whose knee was destroyed during a game thus ending his chances of a scholarship and eventually leading him to hate football.
Who is the antagonist in the underdogs by Mike Lupica?
Castle Rock is the Antagonist because they were the ones standing in between the Bulldogs and the championship. The theme for this book is to never give up when things isn’t going your way. Nothing was going the way Will wanted, but he never gave up and kept going until someone was willing to help him and his team.
What reading level is the underdogs by Mike Lupica?
|ATOS Book Level:||5.2|
What is the conflict in the underdogs?
The conflict in the beginning was having enough money to play football. Will lives in a very poor town that cant afford a middle school football team. The other main conflict in the story is having enough players to play.
Who is Solis in the underdogs?
Solís (soh-LEES), a true intellectual who has become disillusioned with the rebel cause. Solís appears only briefly, but his conversation with Cervantes provides an important view of the revolution, one probably similar to the author’s view.
Why is underdog called underdog?
In sports, it’s common to call the team that’s expected to lose in a game the underdog. This word was originally used in dogfighting around 1887, to refer to a dog defeated in a fight. A 1960s cartoon character named Underdog was an unlikely (and under-qualified) superhero dog.