Young Pelé

Young Pelé

Soccer's First Star

Book - 2007
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HOW DID A POOR BOY named Edson--who kicked rocks down roads and dribbled balls made from rags--go on to become Pelé, the greatest soccer player of all time? While other kids memorized letters, Edson memorized the scores of soccer matches. And when Edson finally played in a youth soccer tournament in the town of Bauru, Brazil, he focused on only one thing from the moment the whistle blew: the goal.

 

Here is the picture book biography of the boy who overcame tremendous odds to become the world champion soccer star Pelé.




From the Hardcover edition.
Publisher: New York : Schwartz & Wade Books, c2007.
ISBN: 9780375935992
0375935991
9780375835995
0375835997
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill. ;,29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Ransome, James

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Amirsadegh
Aug 21, 2017

This book is about when Pele was a kid and how he became a superstar. Pele and his friends loved soccer and would do anything for it. The example that is inspiring is that they worked to get their uniforms and socks, but still couldn't afford shoes. This book inspirared me and send a big message that reaching your goal is not easy and you have to work hard for it. Moreover, I would recommond this book to people who love soccer and want to know how the legend became a legend.

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