Wired Man and Other Freaks of Nature. By Sashi Kaufman. 2016. Carolrhoda/Lab, $17.99 (9781467785631). Gr. 9–12.
Despite being a stud athlete, soccer goalie Ben Wireman’s hearing aids make him feel like an outsider. In a character-driven story of sportsmanship and friendship, this nuanced look at misfits scores big.