The Resource Champions of women's soccer, Ann Killion

Champions of women's soccer, Ann Killion

Label
Champions of women's soccer
Title
Champions of women's soccer
Statement of responsibility
Ann Killion
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the World Cup to the Olympics, from Mia Hamm to Carli Lloyd to Alex Morgan, here is the ultimate guide to Women's Soccer for young sports fans from an award-winning sports journalist. The moment the U.S. Women's Soccer team won the World Cup in 1999, the team's--and the sport's--popularity exploded in America. The Americans' electrifying rise to the top marked the biggest women's sporting event in our nation's history. Players like Mia Hamm and Brandi Chastain instantly became international stars, setting the stage for the arrival of future greats like Carli Lloyd, Abby Wambach, and Alex Morgan. And with women's professional leagues continuing to take shape in America, as well as the skyrocketing popularity of the U.S. Women's National Team, there's no doubt that women's soccer has captivated fans across the country and beyond. Featuring Top Ten Lists and stunning photos of history-making moments, this comprehensive collection catalogs the rise of women's soccer in America; the greatest American players such as Mia Hamm, Hope Solo, and Alex Morgan; the greatest international stars, including Marta and Homare Sawa; the future class of superstars; and the most thrilling World Cup and Olympic matches. This is the perfect book for young sports fans eager to kick off their soccer schooling"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Killion, Ann
Dewey number
  • 796.3340922
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • Age 8-12
  • Grade 4 to 6
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women soccer players
  • Women soccer players
  • Women soccer players
  • Women
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Champions of women's soccer, Ann Killion
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pregame: introduction -- First half: the American starting 11 -- Mia Hamm -- Abby Wambach -- Michelle Akers -- Kristine Lilly -- Julie Foudy -- Brandi Chastain -- Carli Lloyd -- Joy Fawcett / Becky Sauerbrunn -- Briana Scurry -- Alex Morgan -- Hope Solo -- Halftime: The history of soccer -- Second half: The International Starting 11 -- Marta Homare Sawa -- Kelly Smith -- Christine Sinclair -- Sun Wen -- Birgit Prinz -- Nadine Angerer -- Lotta Schelin -- Sissi Louisa Nécib -- Hege Riise -- Extra time: the top events in women's Soccer -- Penalty kicks: the next generation of superstars
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
257 pages
Isbn
9780399549014
Lccn
2017037906
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 1692031
  • (OCoLC)1000206421
  • 1679165
  • (OCoLC)on1000206421
Label
Champions of women's soccer, Ann Killion
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pregame: introduction -- First half: the American starting 11 -- Mia Hamm -- Abby Wambach -- Michelle Akers -- Kristine Lilly -- Julie Foudy -- Brandi Chastain -- Carli Lloyd -- Joy Fawcett / Becky Sauerbrunn -- Briana Scurry -- Alex Morgan -- Hope Solo -- Halftime: The history of soccer -- Second half: The International Starting 11 -- Marta Homare Sawa -- Kelly Smith -- Christine Sinclair -- Sun Wen -- Birgit Prinz -- Nadine Angerer -- Lotta Schelin -- Sissi Louisa Nécib -- Hege Riise -- Extra time: the top events in women's Soccer -- Penalty kicks: the next generation of superstars
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
257 pages
Isbn
9780399549014
Lccn
2017037906
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 1692031
  • (OCoLC)1000206421
  • 1679165
  • (OCoLC)on1000206421

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