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Owen Foote, Soccer Star
Owen Foote knows that soccer is the greatest sport in the world. He's so excited about being old enough to join the town soccer league that he has talked his best friend, Joseph, into signing up too. But Joseph turns out to be terrible at soccer. That's not the only thing troubling Owen: the other kids on his team, the Aliens, seem to be bigger and older and better at socc ...more
(first published March 23rd 1998)
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Apr 27, 2015 Brent Rogers rated it liked it · review of another edition
Owen joins his town's soccer team with his friend Joseph. Joseph is not very good at soccer and the team is mean to him. Owen stands up for Joseph and they stick together. This proves that soccer is just a game, and friends are more.
Dec 29, 2014 Shannon rated it liked it · review of another edition
Boys rated it a 4 but I thought it was a 3. Started out a little boring but then got better, according to them. :). There were several "lessons" in this book...bullying, friendship, competition so I enjoyed tackling a few of them with the boys.