Epic Athletes: Alex Morgan Book
Epic Athletes: Alex Morgan Book
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Epic Athletes: Alex Morgan

Written by Dan Wetzel and illustrated by Cory Thomas

Published by Henry Holt and Co (BYR)

Publisher's Summary

Kicking off his new series of sports biographies for young readers, journalist Dan Wetzel pens a page-turning book about the life of US Women's Soccer star Alex Morgan! Fierce competitor. World Cup winner. Role model. U.S. Women's Soccer star Alex Morgan has earned each of these impressive titles throughout her incredible career. As a young girl growing up in Southern California, she dreamed of being a professional soccer player, fighting to compete on the international stage against the world's greatest athletes. Flash forward to the present and Alex Morgan has emerged as the face of U.S. Women's soccer, famous for her clutch, late-game goals, and an inspiration to kids across the country. Just in time for the 2019 Women's World Cup, bestselling author Dan Wetzel details the rise of an American champion in this uplifting biography for young readers, complete with dynamic comic-style illustrations.

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  • Age Range: 8-11
  • Pages: 160
  • Book Type: chapter
  • Publication Date: May 14, 2019
  • ISBN: 1250295777
  • ISBN 13: 978-1250295774
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