Amazing Women in Sports
Introducing a new series of unauthorized biographies on the world’s biggest names and rising stars in entertainment, sports, and pop culture! Complete with quizzes, listicles, trivia, and a full-color pull-out poster of the star, this is the definitive collection to get the full Scoop! and more on your favorite celebrities.
• Megan Rapinoe…
• Alex Morgan…
• Simon Biles…
• Coco Gauff…
• Naomi Osaka…
• Serena Williams…
With 10 World Cup goals, 10 Olympic Gold Medals, and 25 Grand Slam titles between them, these are the women changing the world of professional sports–on and off the field!
But what’s next?
Get the full Scoop! and more on the world’s most inspiring female athletes.
A photo-illustrated biography for early readers on Houston Dash and US soccer player Carli Lloyd. Describes her childhood, when she started playing soccer, and how he got to be an pro soccer player. Includes a fact sheet with highlighted accomplishments, glossary, books, and websites.
Dk Eyewitness Soccer
A unique guide to soccer–the “beautiful game” and the world’s most popular sport.
This is the guide for any fan who wants to know all about soccer–from World Cup winners to skills and techniques. With 265 million players worldwide and billions of viewers for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, soccer really is the world’s best-loved sport.
Record breakers and national team profiles are listed for quick-fire mastery of soccer history. Results from recent tournaments, including the UEFA Women’s EURO 2017, offer the latest on soccer facts. Find information on the UEFA Champions League, UEFA European Championship, and Copa América.
Club shirts and memorabilia are pictured from years gone by, as are current trophies. Biographies of well-known players, from Lionel Messi to Zinedine Zidane, provide details of their careers. Read up on tricky tactics, refresh your soccer skills knowledge, and get a handle on the science and technology of the sport.
Prepare for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia with DK Eyewitness Books: Soccer, which is full of the facts you need to become a soccer expert.
Jesse is experienced as a wide receiver —but can he play against type and help his new team as a quarterback?
The Franklin High Panthers need a new quarterback. Freshman Jesse Wagner knows the plays, but he feels he is too small to be QB material. Jesse’s brother Jay has a problem of his own: his college coach wants him to switch from quarterback to safety. The brothers agree on a deal: Jesse will try out for quarterback, and Jay will try playing safety. Meanwhile, Jesse and his teammates recruit an unlikely kicker for their team —a girl named Savannah.
Author Fred Bowen continues his Sports Story series with play-by-play action that’s sure to keep readers on the edge of their seats! An afterword provides the real stories of successful professional athletes who did not “look the part.”