Zombie XI: The Boy Who Got Sick of Warming the Bench

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Zombie XI: The Boy Who Got Sick of Warming the Bench

Zombie XI The Boy Who Got Sick of Warming the Bench Leonard is on the bench In the dead zone Stuck there like a zombie And it s not as if his soccer team is even any good without him They lose all the time until lightning strikes When his team plays ne

  • Title: Zombie XI: The Boy Who Got Sick of Warming the Bench
  • Author: Pete Kalu
  • ISBN: 9781908446480
  • Page: 169
  • Format: Paperback
  • Leonard is on the bench In the dead zone Stuck there like a zombie And it s not as if his soccer team is even any good without him They lose all the time until lightning strikes When his team plays near a nuclear power plant, a weird energy passes through Leonard, and that night he is visited by zombies During a ghostly conversation with the entire 1966 England WorldLeonard is on the bench In the dead zone Stuck there like a zombie And it s not as if his soccer team is even any good without him They lose all the time until lightning strikes When his team plays near a nuclear power plant, a weird energy passes through Leonard, and that night he is visited by zombies During a ghostly conversation with the entire 1966 England World Cup soccer team, the players tell him that if he follows their instructions, he ll finally make the school team and start winning Leonard obeys and the team s prospects surge, but at what price What pound of flesh will the zombies demand The newest young adult novel by celebrated writer Pete Kalu, Zombie XI is a multicultural tale of not just zombies, but also friendship, family, and the at times fraught world of teen relationships.

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    One thought on “Zombie XI: The Boy Who Got Sick of Warming the Bench

    1. Yvonne Davies on said:

      Meet Leonard your typical 15 year old boy who likes football. The problem was that he never got a game, every Saturday he was on the substitute bench waiting for his chance. He spent most of the games daydreaming about his dad, watching his team losing by more goals every week. Until one Saturday whilst he was sitting on the bench with the other subs, he saw a flash of light by the nuclear power plant, thinking it was nothing he went home. Leonard’s home life was a typical one, his mom was loo [...]

    2. Tara on said:

      Genre is perhaps Teen, not MG or YA. MC and his family are very relatable, as are the two coaches. The zombie plot is strange, more of a deus ex machina device to get the boy off the bench then anything that relates to zombies. Not creepy or realistic enough to work IMO.

    3. Yvonne on said:

      With an engaging narrative, compelling characters, an ever-swaying balance between humor and chills, and imagery so slick words drip off of the page, Zombie XI is a fast-paced, high-energy read for both footballers and non, with strong male and female characters, an intriguing plot and an overall imaginative story.The rich description, distinctive voice and layered plot zip and then zag readers through themes of relationships, family, philosophy, hope and friendship.A thoroughly enjoyable experi [...]

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