Pele presents for the love of soccer! by PelГ©

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Published by Disney-Hyperion Books in New York .

Written in English

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  • Pelé, -- 1940- -- Juvenile literature,
  • Soccer players -- Brazil -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Soccer -- Juvenile literature

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementillustrated by Frank Morrison.
GenreJuvenile literature, Biography
ContributionsMorrison, Frank, 1971- ill.
LC ClassificationsGV942.7.P42 P43 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23217902M
ISBN 101423115384
ISBN 109781423115380
LC Control Number2009015890

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Kindergarten-Grade 2 In this picture-book autobiography, readers see a young Pelé playing soccer alongside a boy who has the same love and enthusiasm for the sport. Morrison's illustrations are filled with dynamic action shots, showing the boys' legs stretching to incredible angles in order to execute a perfect shot/5(11).

"For the Love of Soccer" by Pele is about the famous World Cup Champion Pele and his story throughout this illustrating children's book. It shows the reader Pele's adventures when he was a young boy and he explains the inspiration he had while playing soccer as a kid/5. The book is interesting.

Pele is interesting. However, this book might not be the best choice for Pele presents for the love of soccer! book 14+ age range. I ordered this for my 6th grade soccer fanatic because he had to do a report on someone who wrote an autobiography.

While it was filled with lots of facts and information, it was difficult reading/5(79). Saving the Team (The Kicks #1) by Alex Morgan, Paula Franco (Illustrations). Alex Morgan was a World Cup champion and a gold medalist at the London Olympics, is a striker for the professional women’s soccer team Orlando Pride, and has a series of middle grade books called The Kicks, which has been adapted into a TV series for Amazon (busy much?).

Soccer player Carli Lloyd scored the winning goals for the U.S. in the and Olympics and was named the top player of the FIFA Women's World Cup. (–) Person. Pelé was born Edson Arantes do Nascimento on 23 Octoberin Três Corações, Minas Gerais, Brazil, the son of Fluminense footballer Dondinho (born João Ramos do Nascimento) and Celeste Arantes.

He was the elder of two siblings. He was named after the American inventor Thomas Edison. His parents decided to remove the "i" and call him "Edson", but there was a mistake on the birth. A graphic novel biography of Brazilian soccer player, Edson Arantes do Nascimento, better known by his nickname, Pelé.

The graphic novel covers his life as a poor village boy in Brazil who got a love of soccer (and solid training) from his father whose own pro career was cut short by an injury/5(40). My 10 year old adopted son is half Brazilian and loves to play soccer.

We enjoyed reading this very inspirational book together. He wanted to know why I was teary when we read the part about the last game Pele' played. The book brings out what an incredibly talented, persevering, and humble man Pele presents for the love of soccer!

book is--a great role model for kids. 5 star!Reviews: For the love of soccer. — by Pelé and Frank Morrison The three-time World Cup champion celebrates the kick and thrill of his favorite sport, recounting his inspiring rise to fame as illustrations depict his life and the story of a young athlete's efforts to follow in his hero's speedy footsteps.

The legendary soccer player composes a stirring ode to his beloved sport. In first-person narration, Pelé describes his lifetime passion for the game, which began in childhood. In succinct yet eloquent prose he evokes the essence of soccer, making it accessible to a very young audience.

Readers vicariously experience the thrill of a well-played game, culminating in the exhilaration of scoring. "Pele, King of Soccer/Pele, El rey del" tells the true story about Edson Arantes do Nascimento also known as Pele, who became a famous soccer player.

Pele became the youngest player on the Santos Soccer Club team, who started playing when he was fifteen-years-old/5(41).

For the Love of Soccer. Pele, Author, Frank Morrison, Illustrator, illus. by Frank Morrison. Disney-Hyperion $ (32p) ISBN anytime, anywhere!” As the book moves forward. Monica Brown is the author of Pele, King Of Soccer/Pele, El rey del futbol and Side by Side/Lado a lado as well as the Pura Belpre Honor winners My Name is Celia/Me llamo Celia and My Name Is Gabito/Mi Llamo lives in Flagstaff, Arizona, with her husband and two daughters.

Monica Brown es la autora de Pele, King Of Soccer/Pele, El rey del futbol y Side by Side/Lado a Reviews:   As much a book about the ups and downs of Hornby’s love life, it is a relatable and entertaining read that offers a window into the obsessive mindset of a devoted soccer fan.

Pele, Brazilian football (soccer) player, in his time probably the most famous and possibly the best-paid athlete in the world.

He was part of the Brazilian national teams that won three World Cup championships (,and ). Learn more about Pele’s life and career. Pele is the most iconic footballer of the Twentieth Century.

He epitomised the flair, joy and passion the Brazilians bought to the game. “I was born for soccer, just as Beethoven was born for music.” – Pele Early life Pele was born Edson Arantes do Nascimento on. How Pelé lit up soccer in America and left a legacy fit for a king When Pelé signed with the Cosmos, he was difficult to ignore.

Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo. The book, which is just pages, covers Pelé's experiences as a poor child in Brazil all the way to his time as an ambassador for soccer, or as he calls it, "the beautiful game.". However, released as a precursor to Brazilthis book mainly structures its narrative around the 4 World Cup tournaments that shaped Pele’s life as a kid, a player, an ambassador of the game (BrazilSwedenMexico and USA ), and.

Pelé: The King of Soccer Eddy Simon, trans. from the French by Joe Johnson, illus. by Vincent Brascaglia. First Second, $ trade paper (p) ISBN This well-done picture book is about the journey of how soccer changed his childhood and how he adopted his nickname, Pele.

I personally learned a lot about Pele through this book. It was an easy to read step-by-step event book that I think all young children especially who love soccer /5(14). This tour-de-force picture book from the award-winning author of My Name is Celia and My Name is Gabito (Luna Rising, both) presents the life of this remarkable man and covers in crisp, literate Spanish and English, Pelé's boyhood playing street soccer with his friends, his recruitment to an elite Brazilian team, and his role in Brazil's first.

In Why Soccer Matters, Pelé details his ambitious goals for the future of the sport and, by extension, the world. About Why Soccer Matters “I know in my heart that soccer was good to me, and great to the world.I saw, time and again, how the sport improved countless millions of lives, both on.

Soccer’s biggest global icon discusses the sport he loves. Edson Arantes do Nascimento, aka Pelé, is the greatest player in the history of soccer and one of the greatest athletes of all time. For decades, he has been his sport’s best ambassador. He was promoting a children’s book in his name, “For the Love of Soccer,” illustrated by Frank Morrison, with the cover depicting a slim man with immense thighs, controlling a ball with his.

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Growing up his parents and friends called him ‘Dico’. Readers will flip over this book detailing the talent and career of Pele, as they discover just why he is called the king of soccer.

The simplest sentences accompany exciting and lively black-and-white pictures. Contains additional information about Pele's life. Former international soccer great Pele was among the spectators at the new 3,seat facility.

"Pele (watching) was on our minds. It was hard to focus on the game at first," said Pascale, a. 14 Total Resources 1 Awards View Text Complexity Discover Like Books Meet-the-Author Recording of Pele, King of Soccer / Pele, El Rey del Futbol Name Pronunciation with Monica Brown.

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He was too poor to afford a real soccer ball, so he played with a ball of newspaper tied together with string. They did drills for Pele's approval, and some gave him flowers. And he bent to receive their gifts and kissed each youngster. It was to be a love‐in, and Pele, like the Pied Piper he is, led the.

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I have been playing FIFA since It is really fun, exciting, and competitive. I love playing. Pele The King Of Soccer Emergent Reader SAVE TO LIST. Brazil is the clear leader in the history of soccer World Cup championships. If there’s a player who represents a good part of the history of Brazilian soccer, full of wonderful figures, it’s Pele.

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