Mia Hamm: On the Field with...
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, Dec 19, 2009 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 128 pages
Women's soccer has never been more popular. At the top of the sport's list of star players is Mia Hamm. Her speed, aggressive play, and ability to "read the field" have sparked every team she's ever played on. At the University of North Carolina, she helped the Tar Heels capture four NCAA championships. Her continually stellar performances with the United States national team led them to win two out of three Women's World Cups, first in 1991 and again in 1999. And as a member of the 1996 gold medal-winning Olympic team, she played an outstanding final game on a sprained ankle. The holder of the world record for most goals scored in a career, she is the hero of thousands of soccer fans worldwide. Readers will devour every detail of this insightful biography of the best women's soccer player in the world. Get an up-close look at this superstar athlete with Matt Christopher, the number one sports series for kids. For more information on the Matt Christopher Sports Bio Bookshelf, please turn to the last pages of this book.
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i read the book and it was so good. it told how she loved soccer and how her family became involve with soccer. It also told about Mias life before soccer and when she wasn't on the field. i loved the book just so much and i hope other people can notice what a great book it is!