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The floating field : how a group of Thai boys built their own soccer field  Cover Image Book Book

The floating field : how a group of Thai boys built their own soccer field / Scott Riley ; illustrated by Nguyen Quang and Kim Lien.

Riley, Scott, 1970- (author.). Quang, Nguyen, 1989- (illustrator.). Lien, Kim, 1991- (illustrator.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 1541579151 : SAL
  • ISBN: 9781541579156 : SAL
  • ISBN: 9781541579156
  • ISBN: 1541579151
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, map ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: Minneapolis : Millbrook Press, [2021]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
"On a tiny Thai island without room for a soccer field, a group of resourceful teen boys gathers scraps and works together to build a floating field so they can play the game they love"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 7-11. Millbrook Press.
Grades 2-3. Millbrook Press.
Awards Note:
Nutmeg Award Nominee, Elementary, 2023.
Subject: Soccer > Thailand > Juvenile literature.
Soccer fields > Thailand > Juvenile literature.
Teamwork (Sports) > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Picture books.

Available copies

  • 42 of 50 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Salem Free Public Library.


  • 1 current hold with 50 total copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Salem Free Public Library JNF 796.334 RIL (Text) 33640143788838 Juvenile New Fiction Available -

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