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Summer Kicks

(The Soccer Series #1)

4.36  ·  Rating details ·  11 ratings  ·  2 reviews
For the team? Or for the glory?

Malcolm is a star striker, who’s ready to show off his skills in the premier summer league. When he finds out the winning team gets to practice with the Major League Soccer team, DC United, and Malcolm’s hero, Dwayne De Rosario, he’s determined to take his team to the top.

But things take a downward spiral when Malcolm gets stuck on the losin
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Kindle Edition, 1st, 150 pages
Published December 5th 2012 by Lechner Syndications
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Kevin
Jan 03, 2013 rated it it was amazing


"Summer Kicks" was a great read for me, and one that I'll certainly be recommending to my 11 year old son, Dominic, who isn't a soccer player, but would still love the story of a potentially talented, but initially challenged, soccer team that needs to develop and grow their team spirit, leadership abilities, good sportsmanship, and humility before they'll have a shot at playing a coveted practice session with the world renowned DC United soccer team by winning the Tri County DC summer league fi
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Dec 20, 2012 rated it really liked it
“Summer Kicks” by Simon Alder is the first of a series of books for eight to twelve-year-olds who are beginning to play soccer on a competitive level. Rather than being a dry “this is how you play the game” book, Alder has put together a story full of action that emphasizes the basics and shows the results of faithful application as the characters in the book learn and apply what they're taught.

Malcolm Nescot has dreams of becoming a professional soccer player. He knows he’s better than most,
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Born in England, Simon Alder grew up moving frequently with his politically active parents. The two things that kept him grounded and confident were books and soccer. After a brief career in the technology field Simon decided that combining his life's passions was the true path to happiness and success. Simon has published Summer Kicks and Strike Back through Lechner Syndications, with the next re ...more

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