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    Candlewick, Paperback, 2012
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    Candlewick, Hardcover, 2010
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    Candlewick, Hardcover, 2010
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Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 367 Ratings and 116 Reviews

Book Description
A lyrical, strikingly illustrated story celebrates the unifying power of soccer.

In a dusty township in South Africa, Ajani and his friends have earned a brand-new, federation-size soccer ball.

They kick. They dribble. They run. They score. These clever boys are football champions! But when a crew of bullies tries to steal their ball, will Ajani and his friends be able to bea... More
Book Information
PublisherCandlewick Press
BindingPaperback (4 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages40
Publication Date04/10/2012
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About Mina Javaherbin (Author) : Thanks for reading - I'm finally published. Two picture books in one year. GOAL! by CWP and Secret Message by Disney.Please visit my website and keep in touch.BestMinawww.minajavaherbin.com
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About Ag Ford (Illustrator) : Ag Ford is a published illustrator of children's books. Published credits of Ag Ford include Barack.
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10/22/2010 Chris Singer said:
MY TAKE ON THE BOOK: The game of soccer is known around the world as “the beautiful game.” As a huge fan of soccer, I can find countless reasons to call it beautiful. However I really like how the author, Mina Javaherbin, describes soccer in her note on the inside of the back cover: “Foo... more

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