DK Biography: Pele

DK Biography: Pele

by James Buckley Jr


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DK's acclaimed Biography line shines the spotlight on soccer player Pele. Includes detailed sidebars, handy vocabulary, and a visual timeline.

Supports the Common Core State Standards.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780756629878
Publisher: DK
Publication date: 07/30/2007
Series: DK Biography Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 321,532
Product dimensions: 5.13(w) x 7.81(h) x 0.37(d)
Age Range: 10 - 17 Years

About the Author

James Buckley, Jr. has written numerous nonfiction books for young readers. His titles for DK include Stars and Galaxies (DK Readers) and Pelé (DK Biographies).

Table of Contents

Prologue: An End and a Begining     6
From Edson to Pele     8
The Kid Becomes a Star     18
Attention, World: Meet the Future     30
A National Treasure     44
Championships, Heartbreaks, and Love     52
On the Road and in the Record Books     66
Brazil, Brazil, Brazil!     74
What's Next?     86
Pele Conquers America     94
A Championship and Goodbye     108
Pele Today     114
Timeline     122
Bibliography     124
For Further Study     125
Index     126

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