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 the greatest soccer player of all time? Here is the story of the boy who with great determination, lightning speed, and amazing skill overcame tremendous odds to become the world champion soccer star Pelé. Talented author/illustrator team Lesa Cline-Ransome and James E. Ransome bring his inspirational story vibrantly to life. The theme of this Dragonfly Book is Sports.
Publisher: New York : Dragonfly Books, 2007.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780375871566
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Ransome, James


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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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