Now is the time for running / Michael Williams.

By: Williams, Michael, 1962-Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2013; �2009Edition: 1st U.S. pbk. edDescription: 233 p. ; 22 cmISBN: 9780316077880Uniform titles: Billion dollar soccer ball Subject(s): Refugees -- Juvenile fiction | Brothers -- Juvenile fiction | People with mental disabilities -- Juvenile fiction | Survival -- Juvenile fiction | Homeless persons -- Juvenile fiction | Soccer -- Juvenile fiction | Blacks -- Zimbabwe -- Juvenile fiction | Zimbabwe -- Juvenile fiction | Refugees -- Fiction | Brothers -- Fiction | People with mental disabilities -- Fiction | Survival -- Fiction | Homeless persons -- Fiction | Soccer -- Fiction | Blacks -- Zimbabwe -- Fiction | Zimbabwe -- FictionDDC classification: [Fic] LOC classification: PZ7.W66715 | Now 2013Summary: When soldiers attack a small village in Zimbabwe, Deo goes on the run with Innocent, his older, mentally disabled brother, carrying little but a leather soccer ball filled with money, and after facing prejudice, poverty, and tragedy, it is in soccer that Deo finds renewed hope.
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Originally published as: The billion dollar soccer ball.

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When soldiers attack a small village in Zimbabwe, Deo goes on the run with Innocent, his older, mentally disabled brother, carrying little but a leather soccer ball filled with money, and after facing prejudice, poverty, and tragedy, it is in soccer that Deo finds renewed hope.

650 Lexile.

Young Adult Follett School Solutions.

Reading Counts RC 3.7 14.0

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