Breakaway : beyond the goal by Morgan, Alex (#1495JF4)


Breakaway : beyond the goal

by Morgan, Alex
Paperback Simon & Schuster BFYR, 2017


From the Publisher
Get inspired to be your best--in sports and in life--with this uplifting memoir from star soccer player, Olympic gold medalist, and FIFA World Cup champion Alex Morgan that includes eight pages of full-color photos!

As a talented and successful female athlete, Alex Morgan is a role model to thousands of girls who want to be their best, not just in soccer, but in life. The story of her path to success--from playing in the 2011 Women's World Cup, to winning gold in the 2012 London Olympics, to ranking as one of the National Team's top scorers--will inspire everyone who reads it.

From her beginnings with the American Youth Soccer Organization to the role she played in winning the 2015 Women's World Cup, Alex shares the details that made her who she is today: a fantastic role model and athlete who proudly rocks a pink headband.
Reviews & Awards
  • Booklist, 09/01/15
  • Horn Book Guide, 04/01/16
  • School Library Journal, 08/01/15
  • Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA), 08/01/15
Product Details
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster BFYR
  • Publication Date: June 6, 2017
  • Format: Paperback
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster BFYR paperback edition June 2017.
  • Dewey: 796.334
  • Classifications: Biography, Nonfiction
  • Description: xii, 307 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Tracings: Durand, Sarah, author.
  • ISBN-10: 1-48145-108-1
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-48145-108-6
  • Follett Number: 1495JF4
  • Interest Level: YA
  • ATOS Book Level: 6.5
  • AR Interest Level: MG
  • AR Points: 10
  • AR Quiz: 174388EN
  • Reading Counts Level: 7.5
  • Reading Counts Points: 16
  • Lexile: 960L