Great Americans in Sports: Mia Hamm by Matt Christopher audiobook

Great Americans in Sports: Mia Hamm

By Matt Christopher
Read by Eileen Stevens

Little, Brown Young Readers 9780316261012

The Great Americans in Sports Series

Unabridged

Format: Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781478962427

Runtime: 3.46 Hours
Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English

Summary

Summary

This entry in a brand-new line of sports biographies from Matt Christopher takes listeners onto the field with a soccer legend.

Mia Hamm’s speed, aggressive play, and ability to “read the field” helped her become the best women’s soccer player in the world. Her stellar performance as a college, World Cup, and Olympic champion made her a sports hero, and her story will inspire a new generation of young athletes. This comprehensive biography gives listeners an up-close look at one of America’s greatest soccer stars.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Christopher can always be counted on for plenty of tense sports action plus a plot twist or two.” Kirkus Reviews, praise for the author

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Author Bio: Matt Christopher

Author Bio: Matt Christopher

Matt Christopher (1917–1997) was an American author of children’s books. He was a gifted athlete as a youth and became interested in writing at age fourteen, but it was 1941 before he sold his first story, “The Missing Finger Points,” to Detective Story magazine. His first children’s book, The Lucky Baseball Bat, was published in 1954. Christopher wrote more than one hundred books as well as nearly three hundred short stories and articles published in over sixty-five magazines for children and adults. He was awarded the 1993 Milner Award and numerous writing honors from state organizations. 

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Available Formats : Library CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Runtime: 3.46
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English