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characters The Boys from Little Mexico ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB á The all Hispanic boys' soccer team from Woodburn High has made the playoffs for nineteen straight years As they prepare to make it twenty the boys are determined that this will be the season they beat the wealthy suburban schools around them aEight undocumented students three boys who speak almost no English a midfielder groomed to play for a pro Mexican team a goalkeeper living in his third foster home and an Irishdescended white coach desperate to lead all of them to success Watched over by a south Texas transplant a surrogate father to half the suad this band of brothers must learn to come together on the field and look after each other off itMore than just riveting sports writing The Boys from Little Mexico is also about the fight for the future of the next generation and a hard true. You can definitely tell this is the author's first book I think maybe some better editing was needed He seemed unfamiliar with soccer going in and I am not sure by the end how much that understanding was increased I played soccer I am of an age with these kids I could have gone to high school with them having grown up in Albuuerue it was easy for me to imagine my fellow students as these kids it's an underdog story I should have loved it It was so boring

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Look at boys dismissed as gangbangers told to go home by lilywhite sideline crowds At school these kids battle academically in a country where barely half of all Hispanic boys graduate and fewer still make it to college Now in a gutsy uest for their first state championship one thing will become clear Los Perros play the beautiful game with heart pride and their lives on the line The wins and losses they notch along the way spin a striking and fastpaced tale of how sometimes it takes than raw talent discipline and passion to capture the American Drea. I'm a FirstReads winner Can't wait for it to arrive 88 I won this a few weeks ago but still waiting for it to arrive hopefully it will be soon 822 It's still not here 98 It arrived yesterdayThe Boys from Little Mexico is a non fiction book about an all Hispanic boys' soccer team from Oregon that has made the playoffs for 19 straight years As they prepare to make it 20 the team is determined that this will be the season that they finally win the Oregon state championship In 2005 Woodburn High's Bulldogs will start the season with 8 undocumented students 3 boys who speak almost no English a midfielder groomed to play for a pro Mexican team a goalkeeper living in his third foster home and an Irish descended white coach desperate to lead all of them to success I am an avid reader but read 9999% fiction but I still enjoyed the book At a lot of points it read like fiction I do not follow sports at all but that was OK to me the point of the book was that it was inspirational and that hard work is hard workI really came to adore the kids and admire them for their dedication I was cheering them on in my headI did find it somewhat annoying that the author seemed to use the word Hispanic interchangeably with Mexican Hispanic refers to people from Spain MexicoCuba Central America and South America Even the term Hispanic is somewhat dated at this point in time; Latino would have been the current description or simply Mexican since that was where the majority of the kids were from The book was about 2005 but published in 2010 so I would have liked the references to be currentOverall the story was well writtenemotionally inspired and enjoyable I'd recommend to all age levels but especially tweens and young teenagers A very nice change was the current vampire inspired books

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The Boys from Little MexicoThe all Hispanic boys' soccer team from Woodburn High has made the playoffs for nineteen straight years As they prepare to make it twenty the boys are determined that this will be the season they beat the wealthy suburban schools around them and finally win the Oregon state championship Their spirited drive gives a rare sense of hope and unity to a bluecollar farming community that has been transformed by waves of immigrants over recent decades a town locals call Little MexicoIn 2005 Woodburn High's Bulldogs aka Los Perros will start the season with. An engaging story of young soccer players making their way in the world encountering prejudice and racism systemic challenges and an immigration system that so often fails and denies people's families dreams and national needs for talent and labor The efforts of caring coaches and struggles of players is familiar in the sporting story subgenre that focuses on teams from marginalized communities that yet strive and struggle and yet Wilson like the best writers of such stories works hard to keep the reader out of mythologizing and in the reality of imperfect people and some bad law A good read for congregational small groups continuing to seek to understand the reality of US immigration policy in practice