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Goal for Joaquin

By: McGinley, Jerry

1581244681 / 9781581244687
121 pages

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."e;I recommend this [story] for all ages."e;- Robyn Foster, Wisconsin State Journal"e;Incorporates solid messages about succeeding in sports and life in general."e;-School Library JournalAppears on the "e;Recommended reading list"e; of the World Soccer NetworkAppears on the "e;Recommended list for books about Latinos"e; (Barahona Center at California State University San Marcos)


YFR Sporting stories (Children's / Teenage), YFS School stories (Children's / Teenage), YXN Personal & social issues: racism & multiculturalism (Children's / Teenage)

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