Books tagged: soccer

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Boone Barnaby
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Series: San Puerco Trilogy. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,390. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2009. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
An award-winning novel loved by adults and children alike about the adventures of three boys (and a flaky dog) chasing an arsonist while testing the limits of life, soccer, and garbage in their scrappy little town among the redwood trees of California. “This warmly engaging story is resplendent with humor, irony, thoughtful introspection, and well-paced plotting." —School Library Journal.
Colt O'Brien Sees the Light
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Series: Young Colt O'Brien, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 50,260. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2009. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Colt O'brien sees himself as the most savvy computer technician at Highline High. The energetic senior, with his bright, colorful attire and cocky attitude, knows that he is the best. Colt is cruising through senior year, but his life is about to be turned upside down. A new computer program will challenge his credibility and his psychic powers will emerge when he least expects. Hang on Colt.
Tales From the Drake House Outhouse
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 20,250. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Based on a real pioneer homestead in Kalamazoo, Michigan, this story has two 12-year olds working back in time with each ‘find’ they dig up from an historian’s dream: a 180-year old outhouse. Zach uses his imagination to create a movie script about the Drake family. Maddy objects to Zach’s notion that, “all stories are true and some of them actually happened.”
Ragazzo Quest
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 17,200. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
15-year old, Anne Marie, has boy friends but no boyfriend. A summer in Italy means a chance to snag a ragazzo. Born in the States of Italian parents she finds that the rules are different between men and women when she exports her made-in-America attitudes and co-ed soccer moves. Elena, a look-alike cousin in Sicily comes to live with Anne Marie leading to boyfriend troubles in two languages.
My Summer with Pele
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
A personal narrative essay (22 pgs) about the God of Soccer and how I once dated him--without having the foggiest idea of who he was! If you love soccer, you will love reading about this amazing man and what he was like away from the paparazzi and how he changed one dancer's life.
Fergus: the Soccer-Playing Colt
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 38,940. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2010 by Raven Publishing of Montana. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
An acrobatic colt joins his young master and his friend in a soccer game, proving unusual understanding and talent for the game. When his skill gains media attention, Fergus Bobby and Ramon are sent on a tour to promote soccer in the US. All is well until a conniving rodeo stock dealer and his bumbling henchmen abduct the colt. Suspense and humor fill this heart-warming tale of loyalty and love.
Will the Soccer Star
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
The last few seconds of the soccer game. The score is tied. Will does a fake and then shoots the ball to Roz, who scores. Roz and Will are heroes. At the next game, Will thinks the other team is talking about his twitching eye and rolling shoulder. They really are talking about the play he made with Roz. Will learns everyone has vulnerabilities. Kids who don’t get it need someone to talk to.
He Shot, He Scored - the official biography of Peter Ward
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Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 103,830. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2010 by eBookPartnership.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The book chronicles the life and career of footballer Peter Ward who played for Brighton & Hove Albion, Nottingham Forest and England. Ward also played professionally in the USA and was the Player of the Year in 1982 when part of the Seattle Sounders team that played New York Cosmos in the Soccer Bowl.
The World Cup Baby
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 121,000. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2010 by Dr David Reiter. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Euan McCabe is a football World Cup compulsive. Once a typical rugby-loving New Zealand schoolboy, he was mesmerised by his first sighting of Buenos Aires’ Monumental Stadium in 1978 and has since become besotted with the global phenomenon that is the FIFA World Cup ™. This book traces his growing infatuation with an event that he chooses to celebrate for its flaws as well as its strengths.
The Big Match
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You set the price! Words: 8,980. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
City are playing in the FA Cup Final for the first time. Matthew wants to be there at Wembley Stadium with his team - but he doesn't have a ticket. And there's his aunt's silly wedding. The Big Match was singled out for its ‘particular excellence’ in Bamford & Day’s Extensive Reading in the English Language Classroom (Cambridge, 1998). An accompanying low-cost audiobook is also available