Captain Lilly and the New GirlBook - 2009
Lilly is excited about playing with the community league girls' soccer team but when the new girl, Sara, joins the team and ensuing controversy over her headscarf is caused by their competing team's coach, the Wolves band together in support of Sara, sending a strong message about the importance of accepting children of diverse backgrounds.
Orca Book Publishers
Lilly helps to welcome a new teammate from a different background.
Lilly is excited about playing with the community league girls' soccer team. When the new girl, Sara, joins the team, there is controversy over her headscarf caused by their competing team's coach. The Wolves band together and insist that if Sara can't play with her hijab, they will not play at all. Brenda Bellingham offers a deft but convincing resolution which reinforces the willingness of Lilly, her team and their opponents to be open and welcoming to children of diverse backgrounds.
Lilly is excited to play on the community league soccer team, but when the new girl, Sara, joins the team, there is controversy over her headscarf and if she should be allowed to play with the other girls.