The Resource Golden goal, David Starr

Golden goal, David Starr

Label
Golden goal
Title
Golden goal
Statement of responsibility
David Starr
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Thirteen-year-old Dylan's whole life changes when his father dies. Not only do he and his mom have to move to a poor part of Vancouver, where he misses their nice home and his old school. But then he's also forced to join his new school's soccer team -- a group of immigrant and refugee students who play on a rough, gravel field. Angry and lonely, Dylan gets into a fight at school. As a punishment, he has to join the soccer team -- the last thing he wants to do, because it reminds him of his old soccer teammates and everything else he has lost. But when he's mocked by his old team, the players he thought were his friends, Dylan becomes determined to show them he is still a winner by bringing his new team to the championship finals. Getting to know his new refugee teammates provides Dylan with a lesson on teamwork, opens his eyes about hardship, makes him rethink the idea of "loser" and shows him the true value of a goal that wins in sudden-death play -- a golden goal. This book is the first of a new set of novels about soccer teams of young refugees who have escaped war-torn areas of the world and moved to Canada
Additional physical form
Issued also in electronic format.
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Starr, David
Dewey number
jC813/.6
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Ages 10-13
LC call number
PZ7.1.S737
LC item number
Gol 2017
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Soccer stories
  • Refugees
  • Immigrants
  • Immigrants
  • Refugees
  • Soccer stories
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Golden goal, David Starr
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
120 pages
Isbn
9781459412026
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Canadian Children's Book Centre Collection
System control number
  • (OCoLC)959054381
  • (OCoLC)ocn959054381
Label
Golden goal, David Starr
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
120 pages
Isbn
9781459412026
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Canadian Children's Book Centre Collection
System control number
  • (OCoLC)959054381
  • (OCoLC)ocn959054381

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