- ISBN: 9780763654344 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource.
- Publisher: Somerville : Candlewick, 2011.
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|Summary, etc.:|| When Paul Faustino of LA NACION flips on his tape recorder for an exclusive interview with El Gato - the phenomenal goalkeeper who single-handedly brought his team the World Cup - the seasoned reporter quickly learns that this will be no ordinary story. Instead, the legendary El Gato narrates a spellbinding tale that begins in the South American rainforest, where a ghostly but very real mentor, the Keeper, emerges to teach a poor, gawky boy the most thrilling secrets of the game. A seamless blend of magic realism and exhilarating soccer action, this evocative novel will haunt readers long after the story ends.
|Target Audience Note:|| Text Difficulty 3 - Text Difficulty 4
MG+/Upper middle grades (6th-12th)
5.1 ATOS Level
|System Details Note:|| Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 737 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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