Young Pele' : soccer's first star / Lesa Cline-Ransome ; illustrated by James E. Ransome.
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- ISBN: 9780375835992
- Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: New York : Schwartz & Wade Books, c2007.
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? 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 story of the boy who overcame tremendous odds to become the world champion soccer star Pele'.
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