The World Cup
Soccer's Global Championship
From the Series Spectacular Sports
The World Cup is international soccer’s championship tournament, and it rules the global sports stage. Award-winning author Matt Doeden explores the history of international soccer and covers the World Cup’s greatest moments, from the Save of the Century to Diego Maradona’s Hand of God goal to the United States Women’s National Team’s dominance. The most shocking goals, the greatest upsets, and the fun and fanfare of soccer’s biggest event are all here.
|Interest Level||Grade 5 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 5|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Millbrook Press ™, Lerner Digital ™|
|Number of Pages||64|
|Graphics||1-color illustrations, Full-color illustrations|
|Dimensions||9 x 9|
|ATOS Reading Level||6.7|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||195126|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||2.0|
|Features||Author/Illustrator biography, Bibliography/further reading, Index, Reviewed, Sidebars, Starred Reviews, Table of contents, and Teaching Guides|
School Library Journal
“Once again, Doeden has demonstrated his sharp skills as a sportswriter.”—School Library Journal
“Soccer fans, or just casual readers, will enjoy this short but engaging supplemental resource.”—Booklist
“[D]eserves to be on every young soccer enthusiast’s bookshelf. . . . Mesmerizing.”—starred, Kirkus Reviews
Author: Matt Doeden
Matt Doeden began his career as a sports writer. Since then, he's spent more than a decade writing and editing children's nonfiction. Matt lives in Minnesota with his family.
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