Keeper

Candlewick Press
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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.
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Publisher
Candlewick Press
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Published on
Mar 22, 2011
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Pages
240
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ISBN
9780763654344
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Language
English
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Genres
Juvenile Fiction / Readers / Intermediate
Juvenile Fiction / Sports & Recreation / General
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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