|aThe Ellie McDoodle diaries |bmost valuable player |cwritten and illustrated by Ruth McNally Barshaw
|aMost valuable player
|aNew York |bBloomsbury|c2013, c2012
|a170 p. |bill. |c22 cm.
|aThe Ellie McDoodle diaries
|aReprint. Originally published: 2012
|aEllie loves the Journey of the Mind club and struggles to keep from failing miserably on her soccer team, but when both groups have tournaments the same day, she musters her team spirit and tries to succeed at both
Poor Ellie. When her best friend, Mo, suggests they try out for soccer together, Ellie isn't convinced she's the athletic type. And sure enough, Ellie can't seem to get her head (or her feet) around the game, even with her dad's coaching. The truth is, Ellie would much rather be doing brain-bending puzzles with her school's Journey of the Mind club. But when both teams have a tournament on the same day, the race is on to see whether Ellie can be in two places at once and help her teammates bring home a win--on and off the field