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Football Academy: Boys United
Football Academy: Boys United

Football Academy: Boys United

Football Academy


176 Pages, 5 x 8

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $10.99 (US $10.99)

Publication Date: April 2009

ISBN 9780141324678

Rights: US

Penguin UK (Apr 2009)

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Jake loves soccer and dreams of becoming a professional soccer player. He's worried about his height though—what if he's too small for soccer? But on the day of his trial Jake is quick on the ball and scores—he's made it! Jake can't wait to pull on his shirt and join the team. But someone at the club wants to make his life difficult. Can Jake face up to the bullies and become man of the match again? Stay on the ball this season with the first four stories following the boys in United's under-12s. 

Author Biography

Tom Palmer has an international reputation in reader development. He is a coordinator of the Reading Partners consortium, works with The Reading Agency, Booktrust, and the National Literacy Trust, and has been the official writer for the Premier League Reading Stars scheme for five years. He is the author of the Football Detective series, also for Puffin Books.