Golden Game

From the Series Soccer United: Team Refugee

  • Interest Level: Grade 5 - Grade 8   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Abbas is a Syrian refugee and a striker on a junior high soccer team of refugee and immigrant players. He is excited when his team is sponsored to play a big tournament, where he can reconnect with a friend from Syria. But a traffic accident triggers Abbas to experience anxiety and flashbacks to the violence in Syria. He finds ways to conquer his flashbacks and anxiety before the big tournament and also helps his whole team deal with the pressure of the competition.

Golden Game is one of four books that offer readers insight into the experiences of refugee youth as they adjust to life in North America.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-45941-265-1
$27.99 $20.99
Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Fiction, High/Low
Subject Diversity
Copyright 2018
Publisher Lorimer & Company, Ltd.
Imprint Lorimer Children & Teens
Language English
Number of Pages 128
Publication Date 2018-01-01
BISACS JUV032150, JUV039050, JUV039250
Dewey [Fic]
Dimensions 5 x 7.75
Lexile 660
Features Author/Illustrator biography

Author: David Starr

David Starr is an author and high school principal. He's written for the Soccer United: Team Refugee series as well as for Lorimer Sports Stories.