Golden Game



A Junior High Soccer Team In Vancouver, With Mostly Refugee And Immigrant Teen Players, Is Sponsored To Play In A Big Tournament In Toronto Abbas Wassef, A Recent Arrival From Syria And A Striker On The Team, Is Looking Forward To Playing The Top Team In Ontario Where He Will Reconnect With A Buddy From Syria.Abbas Has A Big Problem He Has Witnessed A Bad Traffic Accident That Has Given Him Flashbacks To The Strife In Syria, And Triggered A Fear Of Airplanes And Flying But Abbas Finds A Way To Conquer His Fear And Anxiety In Time For The Tournament Along The Way, He Also Helps His Whole Team Deal With The Pressures Of Being The Only Team At The Tournament From Outside Of The GTA, Being Younger Than Most Of The Other Players, And Meeting The Expectations Of Their Sponsors Back Home.Characters Introduced In Three Other Soccer Based Novels, Golden Goal, Team Fugee And Tournament Fugee, Appear In This Book The Quartet Of Hi Lo Novels Offer Young Readers Insight Into The Experiences Of Young Refugees And Offer Refugee Students Validation For Their Experiences In Dealing With A New Culture And A New Home.Golden Game

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[BOOKS] ✴ Golden Game  ✻ David Starr – E17streets4all.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 128 pages
  • Golden Game
  • David Starr
  • 18 May 2017
  • 9781459412316

13 thoughts on “Golden Game

  1. says:

    I got an ARC in return for an honest review from NetGalley.I love this publisher I am so thankful they keep letting me get their books Their main focus is on reluctant readers and lower level readers The books usually hit a low middle school reading level So I read it in an hour It is nice to have a book like that though It was able to hold my interest even when it was predictable There was enough action that it was worth reading even when I was sure I knew how it ended Though that ending is the reason it is not five stars This book focuses on the same team as Golden Goal Instead of focusing on Dylan, it focuses on Abbas He has a tragic backstory He came as a refugee to Canada after witnesses a horrifying bombing The book doesn t go into graphic details, but there is enough detail that it made it clear how scary things were Abbas shows signs of PTSD, which is the main conflict in the book The first half is Abbas learning how to deal with his flashbacks and his fear of planes My main issue with this plot was that the therapist gave Abbas an iPod at the end That would be a huge ethical issue from what I was taught in my psychology classes, but ignoring that small detail it was a wonderful plot line It introduced to kids that being hurt by trauma doesn t mean you are broken or weak It is something I wish young people knew.There was a lot action in this book There were four gam...

  2. says:

    Do you have a young person who loves soccer If so, they will love this series from Lorimer Publishing I read this one out of sequence which wasn t an issue Now I will go back to read the first one Thank you author David Starr, a Canadian principal, for writing characters who represent ou...

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