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User Review  - sottallah - LibraryThing

Pele always wanted to be a soccer star. When he put his mind and heart into it, he succeeded. This story shows the struggles that Pele went through to become who he is now. The illustrations were ... Read full review

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User Review  - TaraKennedy - LibraryThing

This was a very interesting book about the early life of the soccer player who came to be called Pele'. While it was great that it shows how young Edson (Pele's actual name) overcame economic ... Read full review

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User Review  - bmalon6 - LibraryThing

Overall this was a good biography. The main message of this book is to inform students about the famous soccer player, Pele. It also teaches children never to give up on their dreams. I really loved ... Read full review

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User Review  - K_Rodriguez - LibraryThing

James Ransome tells the great story of the famous and amazing soccer player Edson Arantes do Nascimento also known as Pelé. This story takes us back to Pelé's younger days and shows how early on his love for soccer began. A good story that can be shared with the whole family. Read full review

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User Review  - BriannaLee - LibraryThing

I liked this book for two reasons. Those reasons are the way it is written and the illustrations used. The big message of this book is that no matter how hard or impossible something may seem never ... Read full review

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User Review  - ycinto1 - LibraryThing

Summary: As the title implies this book tells about the Brazilian soccer super star Pele. It however is not a typical biography. It only tells about the early years of his life and about his love for ... Read full review

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User Review  - rjayne2 - LibraryThing

I liked this book for many reasons. One reason would be because the pictures were gorgeous. I love the way they were done. I like the water color look to them. Another reason I like this book was for ... Read full review

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User Review  - eschoe1 - LibraryThing

I enjoyed this book. I had never heard about this awesome young star, so I loved learning about a successful child prodigy! I really enjoyed the language the author used in the book. One of my ... Read full review

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User Review  - dtato1 - LibraryThing

In my opinion this is a great book. I liked the plot of the book. The story starts with Edson(Pele) forming a soccer team and easing money to buy shoes to play and ending with the team winning against ... Read full review

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User Review  - MaryEttaJ - LibraryThing

Pele is not your average child. He was short in school, but loved playing soccer. It is an inspiring story and a great story to read. Read full review


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