Making the Team
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"Making The Team"is a story that touches on an important social situation that families deal with. The main character, Caitlin loves soccer, and when her soccer buddies try out for the traveling soccer team, she does too. At the end, we find out she does not make it. The rejection hurts, and we feel that. But we also see that it’s not the end of the world. The story encourages parents and their children to discuss the issues of pressure in sports, and the difficulty of admitting failure. Readers will understand that they only fail if they don’t try.
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