Soccer's First StarBook - 2007
HOW DID A POOR BOY named Edson—who kicked rocks down roads and dribbled balls made from rags—go on to become Pelé, 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 picture book biography of the boy who overcame tremendous odds to become the world champion soccer star Pelé.
Baker & Taylor
Presents the life and accomplishments of Pelâe, the Brazilian who has been called the king of soccer.
This inspirational picture book biography follows a young, poor boy named Edson as he overcomes many challenges and obstacles in his life to become the world champion soccer star Pelé.
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