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Theme: "Searching for Home, Creating Community"

Aamot, Gregg. The New Minnesotans : Stories of Immigrants and Refugees. Minneapolis, MN: Syren Book Co., 2006. Print.

Alegi, Peter. African Soccerscapes : How a Continent Changed the World's Game. Athens: Ohio University Press : Ohio University Center for International Studies, 2010. Print.

Allaway, Roger. Rangers, Rovers and Spindles : Soccer, Immigration and Textiles in New England and New Jersey. Haworth, NJ: St. Johann Press, 2005. Print.

American Sport Education Program. Coaching Youth Soccer. 4th ed. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2006. Print.

Bloomfield, Steve. Africa United : Soccer, Passion, Politics, and the First World Cup in Africa. New York, NY: Harper Perennial, 2010. Print.

Bounce Intl Mozart, Federer, Picasso, Beckham, and the Science of Success., 2010. Print.

Culpepper, Chuck. Bloody Confused! : A Clueless American Sportswriter Seeks Solace in English Soccer. 1st ed. New York: Broadway Books, 2007. Print.

Damon, Matt, Actor, et al. Invictus. Burbank, Calif.: Warner Home Video, 2010. Print.

Davies, Richard O. Sports in American Life : A History. Malden, MA: Blackwell Pub., 2007. Print.

One Family ; Picture a Story ; Moving on. Dir. Documentary Project for Refugee Youth, and Global Action Project. Global Action Project, 2002c2004. 1 videodisc (45 min., 30 sec.) guide (25 leaves SYSTEM DETAILDVD.

Doyle, John. The World is a Ball : The Joy, Madness, and Meaning of Soccer. Emmaus, PA: Rodale, 2010.

Edelman, Robert. Spartak Moscow : A History of the People's Team in the Workers' State. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2009. Print.

Foer, Franklin. How Soccer Explains the World : An Unlikely Theory of Globalization. 1st Harper Perennial ed. New York: Harper Perennial, 2005. Print.

Goldblatt, David. The Ball is Round : A Global History of Soccer. 1st Riverhead trade pbk. ed. New York: Riverhead Books, 2008. Print.

Gulbrandsen, Don, and World Cup USA. USA Soccer. Chicago, Ill.: Triumph Books, 2010. Print.

Haner, Jim. Soccerhead : An Accidental Journey into the Heart of the American Game. 1st pbk. ed. New York: North Point Press, 2007. Print.

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Hill, Declan. The Fix : Soccer and Organized Crime. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 2010. Print.

Hopkins, Gary. Star Spangled Soccer : The Selling, Marketing and Management of Soccer in the USA. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. Print.

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Kuper, Simon, and Stefan Szymanski. Soccernomics : Why England Loses, Why Germany and Brazil Win, and Why the U.S., Japan, Australia, Turkey and Even India are Destined to Become the Kings of the World's most Popular Sport. New York: Nation Books, 2009. Print.

Kuper, Simon. Soccer Against the Enemy : How the World's most Popular Sport Starts and Stops Wars, Fuels Revolutions, and Keeps Dictators in Power. New York, N.Y.: Nation Books, 2006. Print.

Lover, Stanley F. Official Soccer Rules Illustrated : A Quick Reference for all Coaches, Players, and Fans. Chicago: Triumph Books, 2009. Print.

Mandelbaum, Michael. The Meaning of Sports : Why Americans Watch Baseball, Football, and Basketball, and what they See when they do. 1st ed. New York: Public Affairs, 2004. Print.

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Salomone, Rosemary C. True American : Language, Identity, and the Education of Immigrant Children. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2010. Print.

Sorek, Tamir. Arab Soccer in a Jewish State : The Integrative Enclave. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. Print.

St. John, Warren. Outcasts United : A Refugee Soccer Team, an American Town. 1st ed. New York: Spiegel & Grau, 2009. Print.

---. Rammer, Jammer, Yellow Hammer : A Road Trip into the Heart of Fan Mania. 1st paperback ed. New York: Three Rivers Press, 2004. Print.

Stark, Steven D., and Harrison Stark. World Cup 2010 : The Indispensable Guide to Soccer and Geopolitics. Indianapolis, Ind.: Blue River Press, 2010. Print.

Wilson, Jonathan. Inverting the Pyramid : A History of Football Tactics. London: Orion, 2009. Print.

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Author of Outcasts United Warren St. John

About Warren St. John

Author photo of Warren St. JohnWarren St. John has written for the New York Observer, The New Yorker, Wired and Slate, in addition to his work as a reporter for The New York Times.  His first book, Rammer Jammer Yellow Hammer: A Journey into the Heart of Fan Mania (2004), was named one of Sports Illustrated’s best books of the year, and ranked number one on The Chronicle of Higher Education''s list of the best books ever written about collegiate athletics. His second book, Outcasts United: An American Town, A Refugee Team, and One Woman''s Quest to Make a Difference was published in the U.S. in April 2009, and subsequently in the U.K., The Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Japan and China.  St. John was born in Birmingham, Alabama, where he attended The Altamont School. He studied English literature at Columbia College in New York City, where he now lives with his wife and daughter.

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