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Football Academy: Boys United

by Tom Palmer (author) (UK edition)

Suitable for 7 - 11 years

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Product Description

Jake’s quick on the ball, with the spirit to match. He dreams of becoming a professional footballer – even though some people say he’s too short. And when he wins a precious place at the Football Academy, Jake can’t wait to pull on his shirt and join the team! But someone at the club wants to make his life difficult. Can Jake face up to the bullies and become man of the match again? Learn what makes a great game at the Football Academy, where the perfect ball is just a shot away.

Product Details

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9780141324678

Lexile measure

480L Lexiles are the global standard in reading assessment. They are unique as they are able to measure a child and a book on the same scale – ensuring the right book gets to the right child at the right time.

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Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 3.4; Lower years; 2.0 points

Other details
  • 176 pages
Condition

New

UK edition

Author/Illustrator

Tom Palmer

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As well as being a huge football fan, Tom Palmer has an international reputation in reader development. He is a coordinator of the Reading Partners consortium, works with The Reading Agency, Booktrust and the National Literacy Trust, and has been the official writer for the Premier League Reading Stars scheme for five years.

He also teaches annually for the Arvon Foundation, and has travelled around the world to train librarians and teachers in techniques to encourage boys to read. Tom is the author of the Foul Play football books.

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What kids think

  1. Bs green fish thumb 118

    Macarw
    on 6 March 2014

    I loved it because I am a City fan and I want to take up football when I’m older.

    5out of 5
  2. Pearl 113298

    TheMileLongBookshelfBlog
    on 8 March 2013

    I don’t care if I’m a girl, this book is pretty cool.

  3. Horridhenry thumb 16

    jambo6265
    on 18 January 2010

    This book is absouletaly amazing especially for football fans.If your dream is to be a footballer then this book is for you!ENJOY

    5out of 5