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by Kristin Wolden Nitz (Goodreads Author)
Irene loves soccer, a passion she inherited from her Italian father. She thrills to the sound and feel of the ball exploding off her foot for a shot at the goal. At school back in Missouri she was one of the top players on her girls' team. But things are different in Merano, Italy, where the bilingual Irene and her family have come for a yearlong stay. There is no soccer ...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published April 1st 2004 by Peachtree Publishers
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