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Gutman, Dan.
New York : Hyperion Books for Children, 2001.
IL 3-6, RL 6.1
ISBN 0786807644
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        You can see why Whisper never stepped foot onto a soccer field after that day.  So when her sister, Briana enters Whisperís name into a contest to kick a goal past a professional soccer player for a chance to win a million dollars Whisper isnít worried.  After all what are her chances of winning?  When the call comes that Whisperís name was selected to take the kick sheís not sure what to do.  Should Whisper take the kick and risk being humiliated?  If you want to find out what happens to Whisper read The Million Dollar Kick by Dan Gutman.  (Beth Lindsay, Lee County Library System, Estero, FL)  2005-2006 Sunshine State Young Readerís List Grades 3-5
SUBJECTS:     Soccer -- Fiction.
                        Contests -- Fiction.
                        Sports -- Fiction.


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