The Amazing U.S. World Cup Team

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Baker & Taylor
Describes the game of soccer and its popularity in America in 1950, and details the people and highlights of the 1950 World Cup game in Brazil, which the team from the United States won.

Bearport Pub Co Inc
Soccer: The Amazing U.S. World Cup Team narrates the greatest upset in soccer history. Young readers will love the competitive action as they learn how the United States team beat the odds in the World Cup tournament. Comprised mainly of amateur, part-time athletes, the U.S. team at first seemed powerless against the professionally trained competing teams. But by playing with courage and perseverance through adversity, this underdog team won the hearts of soccer fans around the world. Action photos, a timeline, and a compelling and informative narrative will inspire students.

& Taylor

Each action-packed book in this hi-lo series follows athletes, through personal stories of determination and perseverance, as they train to win career-defining competitions after enduring crushing defeats.

Publisher: New York, N. Y. : Bearport Pub., 2006
ISBN: 9781597161695
Characteristics: 32 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 26 cm

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