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Outcasts united : the story of a refugee soccer team that changed a town /

American-educated Jordanian Luma Mufleh founds a youth soccer team comprised of children from Liberia, Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Balkan states, and elsewhere in the refugee settlement town of Clarkston, Georgia, bringing the children together to discover their common bonds as they adjust to life... Full description

Main Author: St. John, Warren.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Delacorte Press, 2012
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Contents: Pt. 1. Changes. Luma -- Beatrice and her boys -- "Small town ...big heart" -- Alone down south -- The Fugees are born -- "Coach says it's not good" -- Get lost -- pt. 2. A new season. "I want to be part of the Fugees!" -- Figure it out so you can fix it -- Meltdown -- "How am I going to start all over?" -- Alex, Bien, and Ive -- Trying again -- The Fifteens fight -- Go Fugees! -- Gunshots -- The "soccer people" -- Playing on grass -- pt. 3. Full circle. Who are the kings? -- Showdown at Blue Springs -- Coming apart -- Hanging on at home -- The Dikoris -- "What are you doing here?" -- Halloween -- The Fifteens' final game -- My rules, my way -- Tornado cup.
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Ripon Young Adult/Teen--Nonfiction 796.334092 St. John Available
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