A Goal for Joaquin

A Goal for Joaquin

by Jerry McGinley
     
 

Sixteen-year-old Joaquin Lopez loves to play soccer. After his family moves from California to Wisconsin, he encounters a prejudiced high school coach who makes his life miserable. This is an uplifting story of conflict, courage and inspiration.

"I recommend this [story] for all ages."
-- Robyn Foster, Wisconsin State Journal

"Incorporates solid…  See more details below

Overview

Sixteen-year-old Joaquin Lopez loves to play soccer. After his family moves from California to Wisconsin, he encounters a prejudiced high school coach who makes his life miserable. This is an uplifting story of conflict, courage and inspiration.

"I recommend this [story] for all ages."
-- Robyn Foster, Wisconsin State Journal

"Incorporates solid messages about succeeding in sports and life in general."
--School Library Journal

Appears on the "Recommended reading list" of the World Soccer Network

Appears on the "Recommended list for books about Latinos" (Barahona Center at California State University San Marcos)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014675598
Publisher:
The Fiction Works
Publication date:
12/27/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
5 MB

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