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9780316396547

One goal : a coach, a team, and the game that brought a divided town together

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"When thousands of Somali refugees resettled in Lewiston, Maine, a struggling, overwhelmingly white town, longtime residents grew uneasy. While scandal threatened to subsume the town, its high school's soccer coach integrated Somali kids onto his team, and their passion began to heal old wounds. Taking readers behind the tumult of this controversial team--and onto the pitch where the teammates vied to become state champions and achieved a vital sense of understanding--ONE GOAL is a timely story about overcoming the prejudices that divide us"--

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Newark Public Library 796.334 BAS (Text)
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  • ISBN: 9780316396547
  • ISBN: 0316396540
  • Physical Description: xvi, 304 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Hachette Books, 2018.

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"When thousands of Somali refugees resettled in Lewiston, Maine, a struggling, overwhelmingly white town, longtime residents grew uneasy. While scandal threatened to subsume the town, its high school's soccer coach integrated Somali kids onto his team, and their passion began to heal old wounds. Taking readers behind the tumult of this controversial team--and onto the pitch where the teammates vied to become state champions and achieved a vital sense of understanding--ONE GOAL is a timely story about overcoming the prejudices that divide us"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Soccer > Maine > Lewiston > History.
Lewiston High School (Lewiston, Me.) > Soccer > History.
Somalis > Maine > Lewiston.
Lewiston (Me.) > Race relations.
Lewiston (Me.) > Social conditions.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Sports.
SPORTS & RECREATION / Soccer.


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