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Written by Mina Javaherbin
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ISBN-10: 0763645710
ISBN-13: 9780763645717
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author: Mina Javaherbin
illustrator: A. G. Ford

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 beat them at their own game?

A lyrical, strikingly illustrated story celebrates the unifying power of soccer.
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0763645710 /  9780763645717
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Picture Books / Hardback
age range:
6 yrs - 9 yrs
# of pages/size:
40 / 9 3/4" x 11 5/16"
grade range:
Grade 1 - Grade 4
People & Places; Social Issues; Sports & Recreation;
author’s comments:
Mina Javaherbin was born and raised in Iran and now lives in San Clemente, California. This is her debut picture book.
illustrator’s comments:
A. G. Ford is the illustrator of the New York Times bestseller Barack by Jonah Winter and Michelle by Deborah Hopkinson. He also contributed to Our Children Can Soar: A Celebration of Rosa, Barack, and the Pioneers of Change by Michelle Cook. He lives in The Colony,Texas.
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