Hope Solo: My Story

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Meet Hope Solo—Soccer Sensation

In this young readers' edition of Hope Solo's exciting life story, adapted from Solo: A Memoir of Hope, the double Olympic gold medalist and starting goalkeeper for the U.S. women's national soccer team gives readers behind-the-scenes details of her life on and off the field. Solo offers a fearless female role model for the next generation, driven to succeed on her own terms. Her relentless spirit has molded her ...

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Overview

Meet Hope Solo—Soccer Sensation

In this young readers' edition of Hope Solo's exciting life story, adapted from Solo: A Memoir of Hope, the double Olympic gold medalist and starting goalkeeper for the U.S. women's national soccer team gives readers behind-the-scenes details of her life on and off the field. Solo offers a fearless female role model for the next generation, driven to succeed on her own terms. Her relentless spirit has molded her into the person she is today—one of the most charismatic athletes in America.

A gold medal winner in the Summer 2012 London Olympic Games, Hope shares her inside story in her own words, for soccer fans of all ages!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780062220660
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 6/18/2013
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 246
  • Sales rank: 138,413
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.60 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Hope Solo

Hope Solo, one of the most charismatic athletes in America, is widely regarded as the best women's goalkeeper in the world. A two-time Olympic gold medalist, she has been a member of the U.S. national team since 2000 and has appeared on the covers of Sports Illustrated and ESPN The Magazine. A prominent spokeswoman for Gatorade and Nike, she starred on the hit reality show Dancing with the Stars. She lives in Seattle, Washington.

Ann Killion is a columnist with the San Francisco Chronicle. She has covered the past ten Olympics and the last three Women's World Cups for SportsIllustrated.com and the San Jose Mercury News.

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  • Posted September 15, 2012

    Thrilling read for young soccer fan

    My granddaughter plays soccer herself and was thrilled to see Hope Solo as goalee in the Olympics. We shared viewing of the Canada/USA game with grandpa. The game with Japan was an event for her team. I'm always on the lookout for books that she wants to read and when she announced that she wanted to read this book, I rushed to buy it.

    I was thrilled to find a young readers version and she immediately started reading it once I handed it to her. She remembers to take it to school and is really enjoying every word.

    Our children need heros like this down to earth, hard working young woman.

    15 out of 18 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 16, 2012

    AWESOME!!!!!

    This book tells you anything and everything you every wondered about Hope Solo. I thought I knew her before but after reading this I know I was sadly wrong. I admire her more now after reading this.

    11 out of 12 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 21, 2012

    Anoymonus

    Okay I admit, I hated soccer before I read this book. Hope is amazing, even though there were many losses in her life she stayed strong I admire her for that very much. She is a role model

    9 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 14, 2012

    Love hope solo

    When i read this book i was like wow she is amazing and shes also just a regular person. This book really shows her liVE story. SO READ IT!!!

    6 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 2, 2013

    Hopen Solo

    This book was amazing it taught me to never give up and follow my dreams no matter what happens. And Hope you are the best goalie that the US team could ever have. I loved this book.

    5 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 29, 2013

    i grew up in her house and it is somethingvi will never forget

    I also knew that she would be famous someday because of her attitude and ability to play goalie and i also met charrlotte there english shepard and it was one of the cutest dogs i have ever seen in my life. Lastly i used to play with hope well sometimes actually very rarely until we never saw each other ever again. So that is why i love this book because i was one of her best friends at one piont

    4 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 1, 2013

    Best book ever

    This book is awesome its a life story this book inspired me it is a must get

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 29, 2012

    Hope solo: soccer star

    I really love this book!!!! I am usually a realistic fiction or fiction reader but this was one of the best books ever. I expierienced what she did. I laughed with her, cried, and felt rewarded when she took gold. What i learned was to never give up and that if you truely believe in yourself, you can acieve anything.

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 26, 2012

    Amazing

    Best book ever

    3 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 5, 2012

    Dear Hope

    Dear hope my name is lizz

    2 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 1, 2012

    A anynono. An anonymous

    Hope Solo is my idol!!!!!!!!!

    2 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 5, 2012

    Soccer

    My soccer coach told me about this book and it sounds great! Is it worth it to buy it? I hop so because it sounds amazing

    2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 12, 2013

    <3 hope solo

    I am a HUGE soccer fan

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 27, 2012

    so far......

    I am not don with it but it is really really good

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 26, 2014

    Sup

    My parents juzt told me that we are going to get a pretty much masion. Supps exited. BRB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 17, 2014

    This book was an amazing book, i loved the book because it took


    This book was an amazing book, i loved the book because it took me through the journey of Hope Solo's life. Hope's charismatic life is followed from her father leaving and her track through college. The book gives amazing detail and this is why this is my favorite book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 17, 2014

    Hope solo

    Very good book if you love hope and want to now about her life sporty people

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 13, 2014

    Hope Solo

    It was an okay book

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 10, 2014

    Nice

    I loved this book she is such a role model

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 26, 2014

    I LOVE STUDIO C!!!!!!

    =-D

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