Now is the time for running
Source:Little, Brown, Volume 1st U.S, New York, p.233 (2011)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PR9369.3 .W544 B55 2011
Keywords:Blacks--Zimbabwe--Fiction, Blacks--Zimbabwe--Juvenile fiction, Brothers--Fiction, Brothers--Juvenile fiction, Homeless persons--Fiction, Homeless persons--Juvenile fiction, People with mental disabilities--Fiction, People with mental disabilities--Juvenile fiction, Refugees--Fiction, Refugees--Juvenile fiction, Soccer stories, Soccer--Fiction, Survival--Fiction, Survival--Juvenile fiction, Zimbabwe--Fiction, Zimbabwe--Juvenile fiction
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.