The World Cup

Soccer's Global Championship

From the Series Spectacular Sports

  • Interest Level: Grade 5 - Grade 12   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 5

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.

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978-1-5124-2755-4
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978-1-5124-9868-4
$51.99 $38.99
978-1-5415-3000-3
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Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 5
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Sports
Copyright 2018
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Millbrook Press ™, Lerner Digital ™
Language English
Number of Pages 64
Publication Date 2018-01-01
BISACS JNF007100, JNF054130
Dewey 796.334/66809
Graphics 1-color illustrations, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9 x 9
Lexile 990
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

Reviews

School Library Journal

“Once again, Doeden has demonstrated his sharp skills as a sportswriter.”—School Library Journal

Booklist

“Soccer fans, or just casual readers, will enjoy this short but engaging supplemental resource.”—Booklist

Kirkus Reviews

“[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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Spectacular Sports

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