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Jamie Johnson

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    A story about a boy with a dream – to be the greatest footballer in the world. Jamie Johnson is a normal kid. At school he has to deal with bullying. At home, he has to deal with the absence of his dad. And, within himself, he has to deal with his temper problems. But put him on that pitch and he has something extraordinary. With the help of his granddad Mike and his friends, including his best friend Jack (Jacqueline) who is an inspirational leader, who knows, he might just get there..
     
    The series of eight books have now been adapted for TV by the BBC. Find all the info about the TV show here.

    Praise for Jamie Johnson Book & TV series
    'An inspiring read for all football fans’
    Gary Lineker
     
    ‘It’s about football, it’s about growing up. It’s unbelievable’
    Blue Peter
     
    ‘You'll read this and want to get out there and play’
    Steven Gerrard
     
    ‘A classic school drama about friendship, identity and fitting in’
    The Sunday Times

    Book 1
    Book 1

    The Kick Off

    An epic tale of dreaming big and chasing glory. Jamie's desperate to become Highwood School's star football... More

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    Book 2
    Book 2

    Shoot to Win

    Jamie Johnson can't believe his luck. He's playing for Kingfield School in the Cup Semi-Final and scouts from his ... More

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    Book 3
    Book 3

    Golden Goal

    The third book in the gripping Jamie Johnson series. Jamie's dreams of becoming a professional footballer seem to ... More

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    Book 4
    Book 4

    Man of the Match

    Jamie Johnson starts the season on fire. He's playing for his beloved Hawkstone - and he's the top scorer in the c... More

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    Book 5
    Book 5

    World Class

    It's the big one! The World Cup Finals beckon for Jamie Johnson but first he must answer a huge question: Which co... More

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    Book 6
    Book 6

    Final Whistle

    It's the final whistle for Jamie Johnson! After leading Scotland to near-victory in the World Cup, Jamie Johnson has lan... More

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    Book 7
    Book 7

    Skills from Brazil

    Before the packed stadiums. Before he became a huge star. Jamie Johnson had to learn from the best. Ja... More

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