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Keeper

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An extraordinary novel, winner of the Branford Boase Award and the Bronze Nestle Children's Book Prize.

Paul Faustino, South America's top sports writer, sits opposite the man they call El Gato – the Cat – the world's greatest goalkeeper. On the table between them stands the World Cup... In the hours that follow, El Gato tells his incredible story – how he, a poor logger's son, learns to become a World Cup-winning goalkeeper so good he is almost unbeatable. And the most remarkable part of this story is the man who teaches him – the mysterious Keeper, who haunts a football pitch at the heart of the claustrophobic forest...


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Publisher: Walker Books
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OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781406329711
  • Release date: March 1, 2010

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9781406329711
  • File size: 2546 KB
  • Release date: March 1, 2010

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OverDrive Read
EPUB ebook

Languages

English

Levels

ATOS Level:5.1
Lexile® Measure:780
Interest Level:6-12(MG+)
Text Difficulty:3-4

An extraordinary novel, winner of the Branford Boase Award and the Bronze Nestle Children's Book Prize.

Paul Faustino, South America's top sports writer, sits opposite the man they call El Gato – the Cat – the world's greatest goalkeeper. On the table between them stands the World Cup... In the hours that follow, El Gato tells his incredible story – how he, a poor logger's son, learns to become a World Cup-winning goalkeeper so good he is almost unbeatable. And the most remarkable part of this story is the man who teaches him – the mysterious Keeper, who haunts a football pitch at the heart of the claustrophobic forest...


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