Lilly is excited about playing with the community league girls' soccer team. When the new girl, Sara, joins the team, there is controversy over her headscarf caused by their competing team's coach. The Wolves band together and insist that if Sara can't play with her hijab, they will not play at all. Brenda Bellingham offers a deft but convincing resolution which reinforces the willingness of Lilly, her team and their opponents to be open and welcoming to children of diverse backgrounds.
About the Author
CLARKE MACDONALD is an illustrator and graphic designer in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
BRENDA BELLINGHAM was born in Liverpool, England and now lives in Sherwood Park, Alberta. A mother and former school teacher, she rediscovered writing in her late forties and went on to become the President, Past President, and Program Director for the Canadian Author's Association Edmonton Branch. She has also taught evening classes in writing for children. Her numerous children's books include Storm Child a Canadian Children's Centre Our Choice selection and seven titles in the Lilly series.