Kevin Johnson is thirteen years old. He's a good kid, the son of a police officer who was killed in the line of duty. He is also a great friend who, in trying to help a girl he knows, is caught driving the car of the girl's father. He is also a star striker for his Highland, New Jersey, soccer team. Detective Brown wants to help Kevin and uses soccer as a way of developing Kevin's trust and willingness to let him help Kevin out of the trouble into which he has gotten himself.
- Betting Game by Heather M. O'Conner
- Now Is the Time for Running by Michael Williams
- Booked by Kwame Alexander
- Arcady's Goal by Eugene Yelchin.
- Touching Spirit Bear by Ben Mikaelsen
- Outcasts United; The Story of a Refugee Soccer Team That Changed a Town by Warren St. John (796.334/Sai)
- Juvenile in Justice by Richard Ross (364.36/Ros)