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Little, Kimberley Griffiths
New York : Avon/Camelot Book, 1998
IL 5-8  RL 5.5
ISBN 0380792257
Life is tough for Luke Espinosa, living in a trailer park with his mother and barely making ends meet on her salary as a waitress.   Twelve years old, he has eyes only for the local soccer teams, but has never had the money to join, or even to buy a ball and gear.  How can he live his dream, and become a great soccer player?  Even worse, how can he learn enough soccer and put together a team to play a grudge match forced on him by the spoiled, bullying son of the soccer team's coach?   Read this book for a fast-paced sports story of a down-to-earth boy, his parents, and an unexpected "inheritance"!  (Jeannie Bellavance for Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Awards)
SUBJECTS:     Soccer -- Fiction
                        Fathers and sons -- Fiction
                        Perseverance (Ethics) -- Fiction
                        Sports stories.


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