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Now is the time for running / Michael Williams.

Author/Creator:
Williams, Michael, 1962-
Publication:
New York : Little, Brown, 2013, ©2009.
Format/Description:
Book
233 pages ; 22 cm
Edition:
1st U.S. pbk. ed.
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Standardized Title:
Billion dollar soccer ball
Subjects:
Zimbabwe -- Juvenile fiction.
Zimbabwe -- Fiction.
Zimbabwe.
Childrens subjects:
Refugees -- Fiction.
Brothers -- Fiction.
People with mental disabilities -- Fiction.
Survival -- Fiction.
Homeless persons -- Fiction.
Soccer -- Fiction.
Blacks -- Fiction.
Local subjects:
Zimbabwe -- Fiction. (search)
Refugees -- Fiction. (search)
Brothers -- Fiction. (search)
People with mental disabilities -- Fiction. (search)
Survival -- Fiction. (search)
Homeless persons -- Fiction. (search)
Soccer -- Fiction. (search)
Blacks -- Fiction. (search)
Form/Genre:
Young adult works.
Young adult fiction.
Fiction.
Juvenile works.
Summary:
When soldiers attack their small village, Deo escapes with his older, mentally disabled brother, carrying a soccer ball filled with money, and after facing prejudice, poverty, and tragedy, it is in soccer that Deo finds hope.
Notes:
"Originally published in South Africa by Maskew Miller Longman in 2009 as The Billion Dollar Soccer Ball"--Title page verso.
Contributor:
Immigrant and Refugee Experiences in Children’s and Young Adult Literature Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
9780316077880
0316077887
OCLC:
829391103