Over the line / Tom Palmer ; with illustrations by Ollie Cuthbertson.
Contributor(s): Cuthbertson, Ollie.Material type: BookPublisher: Edinburgh : Barrington Stoke, 2014Description: 131 P.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781781123935.Subject(s): World War, 1914-1918 -- Juvenile fictionGenre/Form: Children's stories.DDC classification: 823.92
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
It's 1914 and Jack is making his debut as a pro footballer. But his first match is marred by a demonstration demanding that the teams sign up to do their duty in France. Word of the Footballer's Battalion and a cup in Flanders provides a glimmer of hope that Jack can keep his dream of playing for England alive. But as the war drags on, Jack is thrown into a nightmare world he will be lucky to survive.
Dyslexia friendly. -Powerful historical novel based on a true story about one footballer's experience during World War I, based on the little-known history of the Flanders Cup. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 10+.
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