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.
From the Hardcover edition.
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