- Series: Soccer United: Team Refugee
- Imprint: James Lorimer & Company Ltd., Publishers
- Publication Date: 15 August 2017
- Copyright Year: 2017
- ISBN: 9781459412316
- Page Count: 128
- Dimensions: 5" x 7.75"
- Interest ages: 10-13
- Reading level: Grade 3
by David Starr
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.
About the Author
Ozzie and the other Nigerian refugees compete with a team of refugees from Syria for time on the field. The two rival teams must then unite to try to win the division championship.$12.95, PaperbackInterest ages: 10-13Reading level: Grade 4Lexile Reading Level: 690L