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Matías eats, sleeps, and breathes soccer, and he always looks the part by wearing his favorite team jerseys. Brayan loves soccer, too. He wants nothing more than a #10 Lionel Messi jersey, but those are hard to find where he lives on Lake Atitlán in Guatemala. Discover how the love of the game and a simple jersey unite two boys from two very different places.
Total Words: 5,346
©2017. Spanish. Level 1. High school. 5 x 8 inches. Softcover, 55 pages.
About the Author
Jennifer Degenhardt taught middle and high school Spanish for 24 years. She decided to combine her language skills with storytelling, specifically involving kids and culture. Her books highlight cultural, social, economic, and political themes necessary for continued conversation, both inside and outside the classroom. She hopes her stories will provide a platform for discussion, as anything can be solved—to some degree—with a conversation.