Jackrabbit Goalie

Pepper Pride was new to town and wanted to make friends fast.  So when some local kids told him they needed a goalie for their soccer team, he lied and said he had played goalie in his old town.  It isn’t easy to play goalie when you’re short and new to the position.  What Pepper lack...

Soccer Halfback

Jabber Morris has his heart set on playing soccer, but his family is pressuring him to play football. Tension at home builds when Jabber’s brother suspects him of stealing. Now he has to tell his uncle that he’s decided to play soccer – and convince his brother that he’s not ...

Soccer Hero

The Junior Library Guild Premier Selection Award winner for Fall 2007!!! Rob Lasher is just an ordinary soccer player, good at the game, but not great. Then one afternoon, he saves his coach’s life in front of all his teammates. Suddenly, he’s the team’s hero. As some members of his team and t...

The Comeback Challenge

Why does the Scorpions’ captain have a grudge against Mark? Mark Conway is staying with his grandparents while his parents fight over whom he will live with after they divorce. He loves them, but it’s rough all the same. So the last thing he needs is the cold shoulder from the captain of his new...

Soccer Duel

Renny and Bryce play on opposite soccer teams battling for the championship. Until recently the soft-spoken but talented Renny warmed the bench while another player took the field. But now that player’s out with an injury and Renny’s been given the chance to show what he can do. And no one is mo...

Soccer Scoop

Who’s Making a Fool of Mac? Mac Williams, goalie for the Cougars, is known as much for his upbeat game chatter as for his outstanding saves. But when an anonymous artist starts making fun of him with a weekly cartoon, Mac is anything but upbeat....

Top Wing

Where there’s smoke, there’s fire… What caused the fire that nearly killed Benton Crawford and his sister? Benton would have the kids on the soccer team believe it was a faulty wiring job done by Dana Bellamy’s father. Dana can’t believe what he’s hearing — not only is his dad an elect...

Goalkeeper in Charge

Will Tina’s shyness ruin her chances to play keeper? Tina Esparza loves everything about soccer, especially the fact that it’s a team sport in which no one player stands out. That’s important to Tina, who is painfully shy and hates getting attention. So when she joins her new soccer team, she...