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Tim Green. About His Life. Tim Green was born December 16 th , 1963 in Liverpool , NY . He went to Syracuse University and studied writing and law. Tim played defensive linebacker for the Atlanta Falcons until he retired in 1994.

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Tim Green

About His Life

  • Tim Green was born December 16th, 1963 in Liverpool, NY.

  • He went to Syracuse University and studied writing and law.

  • Tim played defensive linebacker for the Atlanta Falcons until he retired in 1994.

  • Upon retiring, he had already published his first book, The First 48. He became a lawyer, a writer and a television broadcaster.

  • Tim is on the board at GolisanoChildren's Hospital in New York.

  • Tim has written more than a dozen books for adults and writes sports novels for kids.

WHAT MOTIVATED Tim Green to write?

  • His passion for sports motivates him to write about sports

  • He loves to write

  • Quotes:

  • “It’s not easy growing up, but it sure can be fun”

  • “Being successful is fun on the field and in the classroom”

the genres of Tim Green books

  • Tim's books are mostly sports fiction because of his background playing football and other sports.

  • A couple of his books are nonfiction, about getting to the NFL (National Football League) and being in the NFL.

What do people enjoy about his books?

  • People love his wonderful figurative language

  • People think that it was cool how he was a football player and now a writer

  • People love visualizing his writing

  • People enjoy his artistic style

  • People like his charters and plot

Tim Green’s Awards

Tim green won many different awards throughout his career.

  • Young Adult Book Awards

  • IRA Middle Grade Choice award 2009/2010

  • 2013 Nutmeg Book award

  • CBC Childrens Choice list

What you can find on his website?

  • Information about his books.

  • You can find out when some of his new books are coming out.

  • You can also find out about any contests that might be going on.

  • You will learn that he use to be a NFL player and he also studied law. Then he began his writing career and working as a TV broadcaster on FOX NFL Sunday. He has also been on other shows including  Battlebots, Good Morning America, Court TV, A Current Affair, and most recently, Find My Family.

  • You will also find out that Tim Green likes to play the saxophone.

Thank You!

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