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Jake loves playing soccer...
and he's really good at it. But when Jake's family moves a couple of towns away, he has to join one of the worst soccer teams for his age group in the area.
Can Jake play on a bad team, and still love the sport? Or does losing take the joy out of the sport for him? And can he figure out a way to help the team, and the kids on it?
Read this book if you like sports stories with great realistic fiction. Read it if you just want a good story about how to be a leader. Mike Lupica always does a wonderful job writing sports stories with meaning.

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Long Shot

              How many ways can you pick up the ball with your feet:

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