The Resource Becky Sauerbrunn, by David Seigerman

Becky Sauerbrunn, by David Seigerman

Label
Becky Sauerbrunn
Title
Becky Sauerbrunn
Statement of responsibility
by David Seigerman
Title variation
Real sports content network presents
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Before she was scoring goals, Becky Sauerbrunn was just a kid trying to fit in. Learn more in this first book in a brand-new nonfiction series about the childhoods of your favorite athletes. Midway through her first soccer game for the US Women's National Team, Becky Sauerbrunn broke her nose. More to the point, it exploded, really, in a head-to-head collision. Still, it never occurred to her to leave the field until she saw the horrified reaction from her teammates and coaches. Sauerbrunn's toughness is one of the reasons she has developed into perhaps the finest defender in women's soccer on the planet. The source of that toughness? Being the younger sister to two older brothers. Becky would do anything to play with her brothers--including allowing them to duct tape plywood to her forearms so she could play street hockey goalie and have her brothers shoot slapshots at her. Or letting them wrap her in blankets (so tightly she still has a phobia of bundling up) and launch her off the bed, trying to see how far they could get her to fly. But Sauerbrunn's brothers also helped her in another important way--they helped her learn to read, which fueled a lifelong passion for books. In fact, she believes that reading has helped train her brain for the kind of problem-solving challenges she faces on the field, defending the most talented forwards in the world. Her cerebral approach, combined with her toughness, are the keys to her soccer success--the roots of both can be traced back to the little girl who wanted to hang with her brothers"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Seigerman, David
Dewey number
  • 796.334092
  • B
Index
index present
Intended audience
Age 8-12
LC call number
GV942.7.S278
LC item number
S45 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sauerbrunn, Becky
  • Women soccer players
  • Soccer players
  • Women Olympic athletes
  • Women soccer players
  • Soccer players
  • Women Olympic athletes
  • Women
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Becky Sauerbrunn, by David Seigerman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn973070277
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
114 pages
Isbn
9781481482165
Lccn
2017002960
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Becky Sauerbrunn, by David Seigerman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn973070277
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
114 pages
Isbn
9781481482165
Lccn
2017002960
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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