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Head to Head

by Jennifer Manuel
edition: Paperback
  • age: 10 to 13
  • Grade: 3
tagged: soccer, new experience, girls & women

With characters who display diversity in ethnicity and leadership style, Head to Head is based in Victoria, British Columbia, and focuses on empowering girls to work together and develop leadership qualities. Readers will instantly recognize the struggle of dealing with someone they don't get along with as main character Emika struggles to connect …

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The Hermit

by Jan L. Coates
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: friendship, homelessness & poverty, soccer

Eleven year old Danny Marsters was planning to have a fun but straightforward summer: pool parties and bike rides with his buddies, the odd game of washer toss with Grampy, and, of course, soccer camp. He didn't count on developers threatening to build condos on the land the whole community had worked so hard to turn into the best soccer field in t …

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The Comeback

by Alex O'Brien
edition: Paperback
  • age: 10 to 13
  • Grade: 3
tagged: soccer, depression & mental illness, emotions & feelings

On the surface, fourteen-year-old Chris is pretty average, playing hockey and having friends. But underneath it all, Chris is depressed, full of self-blame and negative thoughts. He quits his hockey team, feeling he has let them down, but his doctor suggests that he should pick up another sport. Chris starts playing soccer, and the positive benefit …

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Tough Call

by Kelsey Blair
edition: eBook
  • age: 10 to 13
  • Grade: 4
tagged: basketball, soccer, siblings, friendship

In need of money to pay her basketball fees, fourteen-year old Malia King registers for a refereeing course at her middle school. Refereeing gives her a whole new perspective on the game, and helps to improve her own play. But things get complicated when Malia is assigned to referee her younger sister Flo's games, especially when she makes a call t …

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Soccer Sabotage

A Graphic Guide Adventure

by Liam O'Donnell, illustrated by Mike Deas
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: mysteries & detective stories, soccer, mystery & detective

Nadia is playing for her local soccer team, and they have made it all the way to the national tournament—against some very determined opposition. Unfortunately, Nadia's challenges don't just come from her opponents but from her teammates as well. After their coach is injured in a suspicious accident and the threats against the team mount, it is u …

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Day Dad Joined My Soccer Team, The

by Maureen Fergus, illustrated by Mike Lowery
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: parents, humorous stories, soccer

A soccer dad misunderstands when he hears that his son's team needs his help. Instead of taking care of halftime snacks, the dad grabs a jersey and runs onto the field to play! And what an embarrassment he is: he hogs the ball, complains about his teammates and throws a hairy fit when the referee doesn't call a play his way! Can the boy find a way …

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