The soccer fence : a story of friendship, hope and apartheid in South Africa / Phil Bildner ; illustrated by Jesse Joshua Watson. - SHERLOC
The soccer fence : a story of friendship, hope and apartheid in South Africa / Phil Bildner ; illustrated by Jesse Joshua Watson.
New York, NY : G. P. Putnam's Sons, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), 
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 29 cm.
Apartheid -- Juvenile fiction.
Race relations -- Juvenile fiction.
Blacks -- South Africa -- Juvenile fiction.
Johannesburg (South Africa) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction.
South Africa -- History -- 1961-1994 -- Juvenile fiction.
South Africa -- History -- 1994- -- Juvenile fiction.
Includes historical note and timeline of apartheid.
Includes bibliographical references.
Each time Hector watches white boys playing soccer in Johannesburg, South Africa, he dreams of playing on a real pitch one day. After the fall of apartheid, when he sees the 1996 African Cup of Nations team, he knows that his dream can come true.
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