Item description for Goalkeeper in Charge (Matt Christopher Sports Fiction) by Matt Christopher & Robert Hirschfeld...
Overview When shy Tina Esparza is offered the position of goalkeeper on the Wildcats team, she is afraid to accept, fearing to be the center of attention, but when her friends and her parents encourage her, she decides to try.
Publishers Description Tina Esparza loves everything about soccer, but especially the fact that it is a team sport where no one player is in the spotlight. Imagine her surprise when the coach asks her to train as goalkeeper. Will Tina be able to overcome her shyness and accept the position that makes her stand out?
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Studio: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8" Width: 5" Height: 0.5" Weight: 0.2 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2002
Publisher Little, Brown Young Readers
ISBN 0316075485 ISBN13 9780316075480 UPC 719122004505
Availability 0 units.
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Good book! Relates to my life Feb 7, 2007
This is a good book. In the story, shy Tina is a fan of soccer, especially the fact it's a team sport where she won't stand out to much, which is good, because Tina hates getting attention. When she joins a new soccer team, everything is great until her coach asks her to do something for the team...play keeper!!! That horrifies Tina. Everything about keeper, even the uniform, stands out! Can she overcome her shyness to play the best she can? This book appeals to me partly because I am rather shy, and play a lot of keeper on my team, so I stand out. However, playing keeper has helped me overcome most of my shyness and be a good player, on and off the field, just like Tina.