Catherine GIlbert Nurdock
2008-09 Iowa Teen Award Nominee
D.J. has a lot of responsibility as she is in charge of milking their dairy herd and getting the hay baled because her father is hurt. Her father's friend sends a rival football player to help at the farm. The two clash but D.J. becomes his trainer to help him get ready for the football season. Now D.J. wants to make her own school's team.
Readers will enjoy the sports story within this book and the way D.J. goes for what she really wants.