Trading Goals

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James Lorimer & Company, Aug 10, 2011 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 144 pages

When Vicky and her mom pack up and move across the city to a new neighborhood, it means switching schools and leaving behind her best friend and her soccer team. Now she'll have to try out for goalkeeper with her former rivals, deal with racism at her new school, and struggle to maintain loyalty to her old friends while making new ones. Vicky is awesome in net and tries to keep focused on her goals and the game she loves, but it's not easy without the support of her friends and family.

 

Contents

1 The Goalkeper
9
2 Being the New Girl
19
3 Trying Out
28
4 A Surprise from Mom
41
5 Stuck on the Bench
49
6 A Chance at Last
59
7 Gold Mountain
70
8 Britneys Revenge
75
9 Some Dumb School Dance
83
10 Soccer Players Dont Cry
94
11 The Red Jersey
108
12 The Final
117
13 Parm vsVicky
127
14 Dreams
135
More Sports More Action
140

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About the author (2011)

TREVOR KEW is an English teacher and enthusiastic soccer goalkeeper. He is also the author of six Lorimer Sports Stories novels, including Run for Your Life, Bench Brawl, and Trading Goals. Trevor grew up in B.C. and now lives and works in Japan.