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Offsides [electronic resource]. Erik E Esckilsen.

Esckilsen, Erik E. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780544108899 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2012.

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Summary, etc.: To Coach Dempsey, the Warriors teams and their Indian mascot symbolize the honor and glory of the Southwind High School athletic tradition. But soccer star Tom Gray sees little more than a denigrating cultural stereotype in the team's mascot and the stern, war-painted Indian-head profile. As a Mohawk, Tom knows only too well the hardships Native Americans face in their struggle for respect. So when his father's tragic death forces him and his mother to move to Southwind, Tom must make the decision of a lifetime: betray his family and heritage, or boycott Dempsey's team and abandon the sport he loves.Exciting play-by-plays pepper this tale, vividly capturing soccer strategy and action in a novel exploring the nature of honor and the courage required to stand up for your beliefs.
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 5 - Text Difficulty 7
970 Lexile.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Boston : HMH Books for Young Readers, 2012. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 639 KB).
Subject: Young Adult Fiction.
Young Adult Literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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