Nancy Keane's Booktalks -- Quick and Simple

Bedford, David.
La Jolla, CA : Kane/Miller, 2006
IL 3-6, RL 3.3
ISBN 1933605006
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Harvey's soccer team just has to be the worst team ever.  They just can't do anything right.  But Harvey is better at soccer than he is at anything else.  And he stinks at soccer!  But his next-door neighbor has an idea.  Actually she has many ideas.  She is an inventor and is always coming up with ways for Harvey to be a better soccer player.  Like the Smoke Machine.  That didn't work so great and Harvey's shorts caught on fire! Now she has come up with what she thinks will be the best soccer machine in history.  Will this work or will it be another one of her disasters?
SUBJECTS:     Soccer -- Fiction.
                        Robots -- Fiction.
                        Sports stories.

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