DK Biography: Pele by James Buckley Jr
DK's acclaimed Biography line shines the spotlight on soccer player Pele. Includes detailed sidebars, handy vocabulary, and a visual timeline.
Supports the Common Core State Standards.
About the Author
James Buckley, Jr. has written numerous nonfiction books for young readers. His titles for DK include Stars and Galaxies (DK Readers) and Pelé (DK Biographies).
Table of Contents
Prologue: An End and a Begining 6
From Edson to Pele 8
The Kid Becomes a Star 18
Attention, World: Meet the Future 30
A National Treasure 44
Championships, Heartbreaks, and Love 52
On the Road and in the Record Books 66
Brazil, Brazil, Brazil! 74
What's Next? 86
Pele Conquers America 94
A Championship and Goodbye 108
Pele Today 114
For Further Study 125