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Who is David Beckham? / by Ellen Labrecque ; illustrated by John Hinderliter.

Labrecque, Ellen (author.). Hinderliter, John (illustrator.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Sherman County Public Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Sherman County Public/School Library.

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Summary:

"Whenever a young David Beckham was asked what he wanted to be when he grew up, he'd always answer with the same response: I want to be a footballer. This English native got his wish when he joined the Manchester United team in 1991. Since then, he has been crossing, bending, and free-kicking his way to stardom. In his twenty-year career as a professional soccer player, he has won nineteen major trophies, and appeared at three FIFA World Cup tournaments. David Beckham has become an international cultural icon for his soccer skills, his charity work, and his fashionable wife and family. Young soccer fans are in for a treat with this Who HQ book"--
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Sherman County Public/School Library B 796.33 BEC (Text) 37039000187406 BIOGRAPHY Book Branch_Only_3months 05/27/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780399544040
  • ISBN: 0399544046
  • ISBN: 9780399544064
  • ISBN: 0399544062
  • Physical Description: 108 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"An official Who HQ book"--Cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 108).
Formatted Contents Note:
Who is David Beckham? -- Born to play soccer -- Getting noticed -- Leaving home -- A pro at last -- The making of a star -- The spice of his life -- The villain -- United behind David -- Forgiven -- United no more -- Hola! (hello!) and adios! (goodbye) -- Welcome to the United States -- Mission accomplished? -- Timeline.
Summary, etc.:
"Whenever a young David Beckham was asked what he wanted to be when he grew up, he'd always answer with the same response: I want to be a footballer. This English native got his wish when he joined the Manchester United team in 1991. Since then, he has been crossing, bending, and free-kicking his way to stardom. In his twenty-year career as a professional soccer player, he has won nineteen major trophies, and appeared at three FIFA World Cup tournaments. David Beckham has become an international cultural icon for his soccer skills, his charity work, and his fashionable wife and family. Young soccer fans are in for a treat with this Who HQ book"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-12 Penguin Workshop.
870L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.7 1 510399.
Subject: Beckham, David, 1975- > Juvenile literature.
Soccer players > England > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Biographies

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