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Author Bildner, Phil.
Title The soccer fence : a story of friendship, hope and apartheid in South Africa / Phil Bildner ; illustrated by Jesse Joshua Watson.
Pub Info New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), [2014]
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book jacket
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 Falmouth-Children's Room  J ADVANCED PICTURE Bildner     AVAILABLE
Descript 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 29 cm.
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Note Accelerated Reader LG 4.0 0.5 0.5 166692
Includes historical note and timeline of apartheid.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Each time Hector watches white boys playing soccer in Johannesburg, South Africa, he dreams of playing on a real pitch one day. After the fall of apartheid, when he sees the 1996 African Cup of Nations team, he knows that his dream can come true.
Subject Apartheid -- Juvenile fiction.
Blacks -- South Africa -- Juvenile fiction.
Race relations -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre Soccer stories.
Subject Soccer -- Fiction.
Apartheid -- Fiction.
Race relations -- Fiction.
Blacks -- South Africa -- Fiction.
Johannesburg (South Africa) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction.
South Africa -- History -- 1961-1994 -- Juvenile fiction.
South Africa -- History -- 1994- -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre Historical fiction.
Sports stories.
Picture books for children.
Add Author Watson, Jesse Joshua.
ISBN 9780399247903 (hc) : $16.99
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