Who Is Pele? James Buckley

Who Is Pele?

Author: James Buckley
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Book Title
Who Is Pele?
Author
James Buckley
ISBN
9780399542619
The story of a poor boy from Brazil who became the greatest soccer player of all time and one of the most important athletes of the twentieth century His parents may have named him Edson Arantes do Nascimento, but to the rest of the world, he is known as Pel . The now-retired professional soccer forward stunned Brazil when he began playing for the Santos soccer club at age fifteen. He then went on to captivate the world when he joined his country's national soccer team and helped them win three World Cup championships. Although he's hailed as a national hero for his accomplishments in soccer, Pel has been an influential person both on and off the pitch. His work with organizations like UNICEF has helped improve conditions for children around the world. Young readers can learn more about the man who connected soccer with the phrase "The Beautiful Game."Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: James Buckley, Who HqPublisher: Penguin WorkshopPublished: 06/05/2018ISBN: 9780399542619Pages: 112Weight: 0.25lbsSize: 7.90h x 5.30w x 0.30dAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 195953 / Who Is Pele?Reading Level: 5.6 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 1
The story of a poor boy from Brazil who became the greatest soccer player of all time and one of the most important athletes of the twentieth century

His parents may have named him Edson Arantes do Nascimento, but to the rest of the world, he is known as Pel . The now-retired professional soccer forward stunned Brazil when he began playing for the Santos soccer club at age fifteen. He then went on to captivate the world when he joined his country's national soccer team and helped them win three World Cup championships. Although he's hailed as a national hero for his accomplishments in soccer, Pel has been an influential person both on and off the pitch. His work with organizations like UNICEF has helped improve conditions for children around the world. Young readers can learn more about the man who connected soccer with the phrase "The Beautiful Game."

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: James Buckley, Who Hq
Publisher: Penguin Workshop
Published: 06/05/2018
ISBN: 9780399542619
Pages: 112
Weight: 0.25lbs
Size: 7.90h x 5.30w x 0.30d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 195953 / Who Is Pele?
Reading Level: 5.6 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 1
The story of a poor boy from Brazil who became the greatest soccer player of all time and one of the most important athletes of the twentieth century

His parents may have named him Edson Arantes do Nascimento, but to the rest of the world, he is known as Pel . The now-retired professional soccer forward stunned Brazil when he began playing for the Santos soccer club at age fifteen. He then went on to captivate the world when he joined his country's national soccer team and helped them win three World Cup championships. Although he's hailed as a national hero for his accomplishments in soccer, Pel has been an influential person both on and off the pitch. His work with organizations like UNICEF has helped improve conditions for children around the world. Young readers can learn more about the man who connected soccer with the phrase "The Beautiful Game."

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: James Buckley, Who Hq
Publisher: Penguin Workshop
Published: 06/05/2018
ISBN: 9780399542619
Pages: 112
Weight: 0.25lbs
Size: 7.90h x 5.30w x 0.30d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 195953 / Who Is Pele?
Reading Level: 5.6 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 1