Spotlight StrikerGraphic Novel - 2011
Carlos Ramirez has always been the Strikers' best scorer. He pulls off bicycle kicks with ease and his best friend, Tou Yang, knows exactly where to put the passes. But the state's best team, the Bandits, are coming to town and Carlos hears that he'll have a very special fan in the stands. His uncle, a professional soccer player, will be watching his nephew's every move during the Strikers' biggest game of the year. As the pressure to perform sets in, Carlos struggles to even hit the ball, let alone do bicycle kicks. Everyone has seen that Carlos is a gifted athlete but no one knows whether he'll shine as the center of attention or be blinded by the spotlight.
Publisher: Mankato, Minn. : Stone Arch Books, c2011.
Characteristics: 49 p. : col. ill. ; 20 cm.
Alternative Title: Sports illustrated kids presents Spotlight striker.