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The Resource Now is the time for running, Michael Williams

Now is the time for running, Michael Williams

Label
Now is the time for running
Title
Now is the time for running
Statement of responsibility
Michael Williams
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Member of
Summary
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
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2012
  • Notable Books for a Global Society, 2012.
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2017.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10011760
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Williams, Michael
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.W66715
LC item number
Now 2011
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
650
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Refugees
  • Brothers
  • People with mental disabilities
  • Survival
  • Homeless persons
  • Soccer
  • Blacks
  • Zimbabwe
  • Refugees
  • Brothers
  • People with mental disabilities
  • Survival
  • Homeless persons
  • Soccer
  • Blacks
  • Zimbabwe
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Now is the time for running, Michael Williams
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published in South Africa by Maskew Miller Longman (Pty) Ltd in 2009 as The billion dollar soccer ball"--T.p. verso
Control code
2010043460
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
233 p.
Isbn
9780316077903
Lccn
2010043460
Label
Now is the time for running, Michael Williams
Publication
Note
"Originally published in South Africa by Maskew Miller Longman (Pty) Ltd in 2009 as The billion dollar soccer ball"--T.p. verso
Control code
2010043460
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
233 p.
Isbn
9780316077903
Lccn
2010043460

Library Locations

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