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New York Times Bestseller National Book Award Longlist ∙ ILA-CBC Children's Choice List ∙ ALA Notable Children’s Book ∙ Book Links’ Lasting Connections ∙ Kirkus Best Book ∙ San Francisco Chronicle Best Book ∙  Washington Post Best Book∙ BookPage Best Book

"A novel about a soccer-obsessed tween boy written entirely in verse? In a word, yes. Kwame Alexander has the magic to pull off this unlikely feat, both as a poet and as a storyteller. " The Chicago Tribune

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Simon Smith @Mrs_E_J_C @kwamealexander Completely, it’s a fantastic book. (Source)

Dave Cousins Written in free-verse, there’s some great bits of humour in there, and again this isn’t just a story about football. (Source)

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