Football Academy: Boys United : Put on your boots and get ready to score!
Jake loves football and dreams of becoming a professional footballer. He's worried about his height though - what if he's too small for football? But on the day of his trial Jake is quick on the ball and scores - he's made it! Jake can't wait to pull on his shirt and join the team. But someone at the club wants to make his life difficult. Can Jake face up to the bullies and become man of the match again?
Stay on the ball this season with the first four stories following the boys in United's under-twelves.
As well as being a huge football fan, Tom Palmer has an international reputation in reader development. He is a coordinator of the Reading Partners consortium, works with The Reading Agency, Booktrust and the National Literacy Trust, and has been the official writer for the Premier League Reading Stars scheme for five years. He is the author of the Football Detective series, also for Puffin Books. Tom lives in West Yorkshire with his wife and daughter.
Also by Tom Palmer:
Boys United; Striking Out; Free Kick; Captain Fantastic
Foul Play; Killer Pass; Dead Ball; Own Goal; Off Side
White Fear; Black Op
- Paperback | 176 pages
- 124 x 196 x 18mm | 117.93g
- 17 Jun 2011
- Penguin Books Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- b & w line drawings throughout
Other books in this series
17 Jun 2011
20 Jun 2011
04 Aug 2009
27 Oct 2009
02 Mar 2010
About Tom Palmer