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Outcasts united : the story of a refugee soccer team that changed a town / Warren St. John.

St. John, Warren, (author.).

Available copies

  • 157 of 172 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 3 of 4 copies available at Harnett County Library System.

Current holds

2 current holds with 172 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Angier Public Library J B MUFLEH Stj (Text) 33632002713072 Juvenile Biography Available -
Boone Trail Branch J B MUFLEH Stj (Text) 33630004984345 Juvenile Biography In process -
Harnett County Main Library J B MUFLEH Stj (Text) 33630004616616 Juvenile Biography Available -
Harnett County Main Library J B MUFLEH Stj PBK (Text) 33630004631532 Juvenile Biography Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780375990335
  • ISBN: 037599033X
  • ISBN: 9780385741941
  • ISBN: 0385741944
  • ISBN: 9780385741958
  • ISBN: 0385741952
  • Physical Description: 226 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, 2012.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Publisher and paging may vary.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Luma -- Beatrice and her boys -- "Small town... big heart" -- Alone down south -- The Fugees are born -- "Coach says it's not good" -- Get lost -- "I want to be part of the Fugees!" -- Figure it out so you can fix it -- Meltdown -- "How am I going to start all over?" -- Alex, Bien, and Ive -- Trying again -- The Fifteens fight -- Go Fugees! -- Gunshots -- The "soccer people" -- Playing on grass -- Who are the kings? -- Showdown at Blue Springs -- Coming apart -- Hanging on at home -- The Dikoris -- "What are you doing here?" -- Halloween -- The Fifteens' final game -- My rules, my way -- Tornado cup.
Summary, etc.:
This young people's version of the adult bestseller Outcasts United: An American Town, a Refugee Team, and One Woman's Quest to Make a Difference, is a story about the Fugees, a youth soccer team made up of diverse refugees from around the world, and their female coach, Luma Mufleh. Clarkston, Georgia, was a typical southern town until it became a refugee resettlement center. The author explores how the community changed with the influx of refugees and how the dedication of Lumah Mufleh and the entire Fugees soccer team inspired an entire community.
Target Audience Note:
980L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
A/R 6.7 middle grades+ 9 points.
Accelerated Reader AR MG+ 6.7 9 153633.
Subject: Mufleh, Luma.
Soccer coaches > Georgia > Clarkston > Biography.
Refugee children > Georgia > Clarkston.
Refugees > Africa.
Genre: Biographies.
Young adult literature.
Young adult literature.

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