Compulsion rules Collin’s life. He can’t stop himself from counting the number of letters in words spoken to
him. Nor can he stop himself from announcing those totals to the speaker. If he tries to stop, he becomes
overwhelmed. Life has been extremely difficult for Collin because of his struggle with Obsessive Compulsive
Disorder. He has been raised first by his grandparents and then his father, but his OCD has made him too
much for them to handle. His grandparents gave up on him very early on, and now his father has finally
Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team by Steve Sheinkin
I am always drawn to underdog stories. I want to see the little guy make it big and defeat the big dog. Undefeated is definitely an underdog story.