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Outcasts United: The Story of a Refugee Soccer Team That Changed a Town

Outcasts United: The Story of a Refugee Soccer Team That Changed a Town

ISBN: 0385741944

Title: Outcasts United: The Story of a Refugee Soccer Team That Changed a Town

Author: Warren St. John

KDL Description:

SPORTS TEEN SAI

Shares the inspirational story of a youth soccer team comprised of refugees from around the world who, under the guidance of a formidable female coach, helped to transform their Georgia community.

Amazon Description:

This young people’s version of the adult bestseller, Outcasts United: An American Town, a Refugee Team, and One Woman’s Quest to Make a Difference, is a complex and inspirational story about the Fugees, a youth soccer team made up of diverse refugees from around the world, and their formidable female coach, Luma Mufleh. Clarkston, Georgia, was a typical southern town until it became a refugee resettlement center. The author explores how the community changed with the influx of refugees and how the dedication of Lumah Mufleh and the entire Fugees soccer team inspired an entire community.