A Different Game
by Sylvia Olsen
Publisher's description (Orca Book Publishers, 2010): A Different Game continues the story of Murphy who moved from his home in the city to a First Nation reserve. Now comfortable with his new life, Murphy and his soccer playing friends –The formidable Four‐are facing tough tryouts. To everyone’s surprise, Albert, the superstar player begins acting like a jerk and then does not make the team. Once the truth about Albert is discovered, the community must pull together because he is playing “a different game”.
Resource format: Novel
Age recommendation: grades 4-6
Keywords: First Nations, reserves, illness, sports, support, community, friendship, teams, family
Year of publication: 2010
Publisher information: Orca Book Publishers