When Nobody Was Watching: My Hard-Fought Journey to the Top of the Soccer World

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt #ad - Despite all the naysayers, the times she was benched, moments when her self-confidence took a nosedive, she succeeded in becoming one of the best players in the world. This candid reflection on a remarkable turnaround will take readers inside the women's national team and inside the head of an athlete who willed herself to perform at the highest levels of competition.

It featured a gutsy, brilliant performance by team captain and midfielder Carli Lloyd, who made history that day, scoring a hat trick—three goals in one game—during the first sixteen minutes. But there was a time when Carli almost quit the sport. In 2003 she was struggling, her soccer career at a crossroads.

When Nobody Was Watching: My Hard-Fought Journey to the Top of the Soccer World #ad - Houghton Mifflin. Then she found a trusted trainer, who saw in Carli a player with raw talent, skill, James Galanis, and a great dedication to the game. What carli lacked were fitness, mental toughness, and character. Like scoring a hat trick in the first sixteen minutes of a World Cup final, an eventual 5–2 victory over Japan.

Soccer history, a shot so audacious that it's surprising to learn that Lloyd had actually practiced it for years with James Galanis on an empty field in New Jersey, far from any crowds. Grant wahl, sports Illustrated In 2015, the U. S. Women’s national soccer team won its first FIFA championship in sixteen years,  culminating in an epic final game that electrified soccer fans around the world.

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All Heart: My Dedication and Determination to Become One of Soccer's Best

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HMH Books for Young Readers #ad - Includes two full-color photo inserts. Women’s national soccer team won the World Cup behind an epic performance by Carli Lloyd. Carli, a midfielder, scored three goals in the first sixteen minutes—the greatest goal-scoring effort in the history of World Cup finals. In all heart, carli tells the full inspiring story of her journey to the top of the soccer world—an honest, adapted from When Nobody Was Watching specifically for younger readers, action-packed account that takes readers inside the mind of a hardworking athlete.

She struggled with doubts and low confidence. In the summer of 2015, the U. S. Hmh books for Young Readers. But there was a time when Carli almost quit soccer.

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Chase Your Dreams: How Soccer Taught Me Strength, Perseverance, and Leadership

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Harvest House Publishers #ad - They will gain a trusted mentor in Julie, who encourages them through personal examples to be winners in life. Hmh books for Young Readers. Go for the goal!   world cup–winning soccer player Julie Ertz inspires kids to lead a life of faith and virtue as she shares her own stories and the lessons she has learned in childhood and now in her illustrious playing career.

Chase Your Dreams: How Soccer Taught Me Strength, Perseverance, and Leadership #ad - Each chapter focuses on a character trait essential to success on and off the playing field. Packed with engaging photos and filled with timely wisdom and biblical truth for tweens, this book will help boys and girls chase their dreams with passion and purpose. Children will discover the value of sacrifice, hard work, and having a good attitude.

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Breakaway: Beyond the Goal

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Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers #ad - Hmh books for Young Readers. Simon schuster Books for Young Readers. Get inspired to be your best—in sports and in life—with this uplifting memoir from star soccer player and Olympic gold medalist Alex Morgan that includes eight pages of full-color photos as well as book jacket that doubles as a poster!As a talented and successful female athlete, not just in soccer, Alex Morgan is a role model to thousands of girls who want to be their best, but in other sports and in life.

Breakaway: Beyond the Goal #ad - The story of her path to success, to winning gold in the 2012 london Olympics, to ranking as one of the National Team’s top scorers, from playing in the 2011 Women’s World Cup, will inspire everyone who reads it. From her beginnings with the american youth soccer organization to her key role in 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.

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Forward: A Memoir

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Dey Street Books #ad - Simon schuster Books for Young Readers. At age seven she was put on the boys’ soccer team. As she reveals in this searching memoir, Abby’s professional success often masked her inner struggle to reconcile the various parts of herself: ferocious competitor, daughter, leader, wife. At age thirty-five she would become the highest goal scorer—male or female—in the history of soccer, capturing the nation’s heart with her team’s 2015 World Cup Championship.

New york times bestseller"lucid and wrenching. Forward puts Wambach's achievement in context with painful and beautiful candor. Npr"forward is the powerful story of an athlete who has inspired girls all over the world to believe in themselves. Sheryl sandberg, facebook coo, new york times bestselling author of Lean In “This is the best memoir I’ve read by an athlete since Andre Agassi’s Open.

Forward: A Memoir #ad - Adam grant, wharton professor and new York Times bestselling author of Originals and Give and TakeAbby Wambach has always pushed the limits of what is possible. Called an inspiration and “badass” by president Obama, Abby has become a fierce advocate for women’s rights and equal opportunity, pushing to translate the success of her team to the real world.

With stunning candor, abby shares her inspiring and often brutal journey from girl in Rochester, New York, to world-class athlete. Dey street Books. Hmh books for Young Readers.

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National Team: The Inside Story of the Women Who Changed Soccer

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Harry N. Abrams #ad - But despite their dominance, they’ve endured striking inequality: low pay, poor playing conditions, and their rosters of superstar players, and limited opportunities to play in professional leagues. The national team, tells the history of the uswnt in full, from leading soccer journalist Caitlin Murray, from their formation in the 1980s to the run-up to the 2019 World Cup, chronicling both their athletic triumphs and less visible challenges off the pitch.

Soccer, and helped to redefine the place of women in sports. A story of endurance and determination,  The National Team is a complete portrait of this beloved and important team. Simon schuster Books for Young Readers. Professional leagues, including the burgeoning National Women’s Soccer League, an essential part of the women’s game.

National Team: The Inside Story of the Women Who Changed Soccer #ad - . Hmh books for Young Readers. Through nearly 100 exclusive interviews with players, and sunil gulati, and team officials, Tom Sermanni, including Alex Morgan, Pia Sundhage, Brandi Chastain, Carli Lloyd, Hope Solo, coaches, Julie Foudy, Heather O’Reilly, Murray takes readers inside the locker rooms and board rooms in engrossing detail.

The U. S. Murray also recounts the rise and fall of U. S.

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Forward: A Memoir

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Dey Street Books #ad - As she reveals in this searching memoir, Abby’s professional success often masked her inner struggle to reconcile the various parts of herself: ferocious competitor, leader, daughter, wife. With stunning candor, new york, Abby shares her inspiring and often brutal journey from girl in Rochester, to world-class athlete.

At age thirty-five she would become the highest goal scorer—male or female—in the history of soccer, capturing the nation’s heart with her team’s 2015 World Cup Championship. Hmh books for Young Readers. Dey street Books. At age seven she was put on the boys’ soccer team. New york times bestseller"lucid and wrenching.

Forward: A Memoir #ad - . Forward puts Wambach's achievement in context with painful and beautiful candor. Npr"forward is the powerful story of an athlete who has inspired girls all over the world to believe in themselves. Sheryl sandberg, facebook coo, new york times bestselling author of Lean In “This is the best memoir I’ve read by an athlete since Andre Agassi’s Open.

Adam grant, wharton professor and new York Times bestselling author of Originals and Give and TakeAbby Wambach has always pushed the limits of what is possible. Called an inspiration and “badass” by president Obama, Abby has become a fierce advocate for women’s rights and equal opportunity, pushing to translate the success of her team to the real world.

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Solo: A Memoir of Hope

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Harper #ad - Dey street Books. Biography. Hmh books for Young Readers. The glass castle meets a league of their own in solo, and reconciliation from Hope Solo, a candid and moving memoir about family, the supremely talented, loss, headline-making goalkeeper for the U. S. Women’s national soccer team. During the 2011 women’s world cup, and sex symbol to a new generation of young American sports enthusiasts, Solo became an idol, role model, inspiring the kind of intense devotion not seen since the days of Mia Hamm.

An olympic gold medalist and arguably america’s sexiest athlete, hope has been featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated twice, and her poignant, in ESPN: The Magazine, compelling, and as a contestant on the hit ABC television show Dancing with the Stars, and profoundly inspiring personal history will score big with her legion of fans.

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Under the Lights and In the Dark: Untold Stories of Women's Soccer

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Icon Books #ad - Oxenham takes us to voronezh, russia, now a danish international star, where Nadia Nadim, where players battle more than just snowy pitches in pursuing their dream of playing pro, and to a refugee camp in Denmark, honed her skills after her family fled from the Taliban. In 2004, journalist and award-winning documentary maker Gwendolyn Oxenham played futebol feminino for Santos FC, Brazil.

Whether you're a newcomer to the sport or a die-hard fan, above all, and, this is an inspiring book about stars’ beginnings and adventures, struggles and hardship, the time-honored romance of the game. Hmh books for Young Readers. If this was brazil, from portland thorns star allie long, who trains in an underground men's league in new York City; to English national Fara Williams, what did the women's game look like in other countries? Under the Lights and in the Dark takes us inside the world of women’s soccer, following players across the globe, the mecca of futebol, who hid her homelessness from her teammates while playing for the English national team.

Under the Lights and In the Dark: Untold Stories of Women's Soccer #ad - Biography. Simon schuster Books for Young Readers. Dey street Books. The team hitchhiked to practice, shared their field with a horse and wore hand-me- downs from the men's team.

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Choose to Matter: Being Courageously and Fabulously YOU

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ESPNW #ad - Biography. Complete with fun exercises and activities, Choose to Matter guides readers in all aspects of their lives. Julie believes every young woman has the power to be a leader who makes a positive impact. Hmh books for Young Readers. Along with sharing stories from her playing days and personal experiences, Julie taps into the wisdom of other incredible female leaders including "Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts, soccer stars Mia Hamm and Alex Morgan, and Facebook superwoman and Lean In founder Sheryl Sandberg.

In choose to matter, julie foudy, two-time Olympic Gold Medalist and former captain of the US National team, takes you on a journey to discover your authentic self. So go ahead, start now. Simon schuster Books for Young Readers. In her leadership academy, julie encourages young women to find the leader that exists in all of them, whatever their personality or vocal chord strength might be.

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WINNING STATE WOMEN'S SOCCER: The Athlete's Guide to Competing Mentally Tough 4th Edition

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Let's Win! International #ad - Players get the skills to handle the pressure, fiercely compete, and win! Your mind is your most powerful weapon. Winning state is for all ages and abilities. Winning state instantly improves tournament performance by giving players a mental-toughness skillset to eliminate distractions and crush apprehension to execute in competition as well or better than they do in practice.

Train it! compete mentally tough! winning state women's soccer: the athlete's guide to Competing Mentally Tough TEAM DISCOUNTS @ winningstate. Com hmh books for Young Readers. 7 chapters. 1 mental Toughness Training System. It shows players how to take their mental game to a winning level. Biography. It's for players who consistently want to bring their "A-Game" to the competitive arena.

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