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Golden Game

By David Starr

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Series: Soccer United: Team Refugee

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Abbas is a Syrian refugee and a striker on a junior high soccer team of refugee and immigrant players. He is excited when his team is sponsored to play a big tournament, where he can reconnect with a friend from Syria. But a traffic accident triggers Abbas to experience anxiety and flashbacks to the violence in Syria. He finds ways to conquer his flashbacks and anxiety before the big tournament and also helps his whole team deal with the pressure of the competition.

Golden Game is one of four books that offer readers insight into the experiences of refugee youth as they adjust to life in North America.

"This is an upbeat story in spite of the PTSD, and it is treated realistically"

- Margaret Burrie, Reviewer, NetGalley

DAVID STARR is the principal of Byrne Creek Community School in Burnaby, BC. David is the author of several other fiction and non-fiction books and has spoken nationally and internationally on community and refugee education.

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 128 pages
Publication Date: 15th August 2017
ISBN: 9781459412316
Format: 7.75in x 5in

Binding: Electronic book text, 128 pages
Publication Date: 15th August 2017
ISBN: 9781459412330
Format: EPUB

BISAC Code:  JUV032150, JUV039050, JUV039250
Imprint: Lorimer

Interest age: From 10 To 13
Fry Reading Level [grade]: 3.8
Lexile Reading Level: 660L

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