Book review: JT: The Making Of A Total Legend by Johnathan Thurston

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Book review: JT: The Making Of A Total Legend by Johnathan Thurston

JT: The Making Of A Total Legend by Johnathan ThurstonTitle: JT: The Making Of A Total Legend

Author: Johnathan Thurston with James Phelps

Publisher: HarperCollins Children’s Books

About the book: This is the life story of the rugby league Johnathan Thurston. It follows his younger years and upbringing through to where he is today.

The story is written in first-person and includes his ups and downs, and the blood, sweat and tears that made him such a successful footballer.

What I thought: I thought this was a great book, since I love rugby league so much. I loved how we were able to see where it all started and how JT was brought up.

At times he felt as though he would never make it, when he wasn’t picked for any rep sides, but with his hard work and dedication he was able to make it to where he is today.

I would recommend this  book for readers 10+ and to anyone who would like to learn more about rugby league and how big players make it.

Buy JT: The Making Of A Total Legend on Booktopia.

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I'm a 15-year-old Aussie boy who loves to read. My favourite books include 'Jasper Jones', 'To Kill A Mockingbird' and 'The Lord Of The Rings'. My website contains reviews of books from junior fiction to YA novels and, now, adult reads as well. I only review books I like. My brother writes younger reviews for Book Boy as Book Boy Jr. My book reviews have appeared in The Sunday Telegraph, and on sites such as Children's Books Daily, Creative Kids Tales and Inside A Dog. I am a former member of the #LoveOzYA committee (2018).

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