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Kick

by Johnson, Mitch.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Usborne Publishing, 2017Edition: Paperback.Description: 294 p. : 20 cm.ISBN: 9781474928151.Subject(s): Soccer boots -- Fiction | Jakarta (Indonesia) -- Fiction | Families -- Juvenile fiction | Friendship -- Juvenile fiction | SportsSummary: Lexile 730L Ages 7 to 10 This book is about a boy called Budi who lives in Indonesia. He sews football boot stitching and he dreams that, one day, he will become a footballer. Budi's plan is simple. He is going to be a star. Budi is going to play for the greatest team on Earth, instead of sweating over each stitch he sews, each football boot he makes. But one unlucky kick brings Budi's world crashing down. Now he owes the Dragon, the most dangerous man in Jakarta. Soon it isn't only Budi's dreams at stake, but his life. A story about dreaming big, about hope and heroes, and never letting anything stand in your way. Budi's plan is simple-- He's going to be a star, instead of sweating over each football boot he makes, each stitch he sews, each box he packages. He's going to play for the greatest team on earth, rather than in the square behind the factory where he works. But one unlucky kick brings Budi's world crashing down, because now he owes the Dragon, the most dangerous man in all Jakarta. Soon it isn't only Budi's dreams at stake, but his life.
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Lexile 730L
Ages 7 to 10
This book is about a boy called Budi who lives in Indonesia. He sews football boot stitching and he dreams that, one day, he will become a footballer. Budi's plan is simple. He is going to be a star. Budi is going to play for the greatest team on Earth, instead of sweating over each stitch he sews, each football boot he makes. But one unlucky kick brings Budi's world crashing down. Now he owes the Dragon, the most dangerous man in Jakarta. Soon it isn't only Budi's dreams at stake, but his life. A story about dreaming big, about hope and heroes, and never letting anything stand in your way.
Budi's plan is simple-- He's going to be a star, instead of sweating over each football boot he makes, each stitch he sews, each box he packages. He's going to play for the greatest team on earth, rather than in the square behind the factory where he works. But one unlucky kick brings Budi's world crashing down, because now he owes the Dragon, the most dangerous man in all Jakarta. Soon it isn't only Budi's dreams at stake, but his life.