Go for the Goal
August 01, 2012
Josh and his best friend have made the cut and become members of an elite travel soccer team, the United. Josh is ecstatic until the team starts playing together—or, rather, not playing together! No matter how many times they practice, the players can’t seem to work together and win a match.
Josh researches the 1999 women’s World Cup team for a class, leading to some important discoveries. Now, the United will have to band together—or risk losing it all!
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Remember, I am always biased in favor of Bowen because he wrote Hardcourt Comeback and used our head cross country coach as a character in it, which was SUCH fun. What I love about Bowen's work is that he ties in the team's action to a historic event, such as the 1999 women's championship team. There's plenty of action, a few interpersonal problems, even scores and rosters, but I like the historical notes at the end. Fans of Matt Christopher adore these.
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