Kickers #1: The Ball Hogs by Rich WallaceKickers #1: The Ball Hogs by Rich Wallace

Kickers #1: The Ball Hogs

byRich WallaceIllustratorJimmy Holder

Paperback | May 10, 2011

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Introducing a soccer series for new readers
Kickers #1

Nine-year-old Ben is brand-new to soccer, but he's a good athlete and knows he'll do well on the Bobcats, his team in the local Kickers soccer league. If he can only work around his obnoxious teammate Mark, the ball hog, Ben is sure he'll score his first goal. But Coach Patty, and Ben's own teammates, show him a little something about teamwork. And suddenly it dawns on him: he's a ball hog, too. Can he change his ways before the Bobcats lose their shot at the Kickers play-offs?

Award-winning sports novelist Rich Wallace introduces the Kickers soccer series, filled with lively black-and-white art and fast-paced, on-the-field action.


From the Hardcover edition.
Rich Wallace is the acclaimed author of many books for young readers, including Wrestling Sturbridge, an ALA-YALSA Best of the Best Book for Young Adults; Shots on Goal, a Booklist Top 10 Sports Book for Youth; Perpetual Check; and the Winning Season series. He coached soccer for several years, beginning when his older son joined a tea...
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Title:Kickers #1: The Ball HogsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 7.63 × 5.19 × 0.29 inPublished:May 10, 2011Publisher:Random House Children's BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0375850929

ISBN - 13:9780375850929

Appropriate for ages: 7 - 10

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