Playing Favourites

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Pub Date 12 Sep 2012 | Archive Date 31 May 2013
James Lorimer & Company, Lorimer Children & Teens

Description

Gavin and his friends Mido and Critter are starting high school this year, which means moving from a school with a championship-winning soccer team to a school that doesn't have a team at all. With a little encouragement from his friends and granddad, a former "footballer" from England, Gavin musters up his courage and makes a deal with the school football coach—he agrees to let the soccer team share the field while the football team practices, but Gavin will be responsible for running the team. With a newbie team made up of misfits and kids just out to have a good time, Gavin soon learns that being a good coach isn't the same as being a good player.

Gavin and his friends Mido and Critter are starting high school this year, which means moving from a school with a championship-winning soccer team to a school that doesn't have a team at all. With a...


A Note From the Publisher

US publication: March 2013 CA publication: Sept. 2012

US publication: March 2013 CA publication: Sept. 2012


Advance Praise

"with authentic real-life situations and realistic soccer scenes, Playing Favourites stands well as a story of friendship and sportsmanship." Recommended.

- Yahong Chi CM: Canadian Review of Materials

"with authentic real-life situations and realistic soccer scenes, Playing Favourites stands well as a story of friendship and sportsmanship." Recommended.

- Yahong Chi CM: Canadian Review of Materials


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