On the Field with...Megan Rapinoe, Alex Morgan, Carli Lloyd, and Mallory Pugh

On the Field with...Megan Rapinoe, Alex Morgan, Carli Lloyd, and Mallory Pugh

by Matt Christopher


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The #1 sports series for kids takes readers onto the field and behind the scenes of the U.S. Women's Soccer team, in this action-packed and inspiring collection of brand new biographies.
The U.S. women's national soccer team cemented their legendary status with their 2019 World Cup championship. Get to know four of the team's most talented players and prominent stars: the steadfast Carli Lloyd, superstar Alex Morgan, newcomer Mallory Pugh, and fearless Megan Rapinoe.

This action-packed biography collection brings readers onto the field with the women's national team to experience the biggest moments of their careers, and the journeys that brought these players together. Complete with stats and photographs, this book makes the perfect gift for any young sports fan.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780316497879
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication date: 01/14/2020
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 157,020
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

About the Author

Matt Christopher is the beloved and bestselling name behind more than 100 sports-themed books for young readers.

Table of Contents

Carli Lloyd

Chapter 1 1982-2003: The Kick Seen Round the World 3

Chapter 2 2003-2011: Successes and Struggles 16

Chapter 3 2012-2019: Golden Glory 35

Carli's Career Highlights 48

Alex Morgan

Chapter 1 1989-2008: From Ali Cat to Baby Horse 53

Chapter 2 2009-2011: Champion on the Rise 63

Chapter 3 2012-2019: Star Power 71

Alex's Career Highlights

Mallory Pugh

Chapter 1 1998-2011: A Star in the Making 85

Chapter 2 2011-2016: On Her Way Up…and Up … and Up! 91

Chapter 3 2017-2019: Olympian and World Champ 105

Mallory's Career Highlights 114

Megan Rapinoe

Chapter 1 1985-2006: From Redding to Ready 117

Chapter 2 2006-2011: Down, But Not Out 128

Chapter 3 2012: Out and Proud 140

Chapter 4 2013-2017: A Victory and a Knee 146

Chapter 5 2018-2019: Red, White, and Blue … and Pink 155

Megan's Career Highlights 168

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