Darlene Joyce (D.J.) Schwenk lives on her family's small dairy farm in rural Wisconsin. During the summer, her father throws out his back and the whole family is forced to pitch in with the work. And then Mr. Schwenk's friend, a coach from the rival football team, volunteers his star quarterback, Brian, to help work on the farm. D.J. begins training him and realizes that she wants to play football as well. The summer that they spend together changes everything as D.J. learns about herself, Brian, and football. A five-star book!