Megan Rapinoe
by Vegara, Maria Isabel Sanchez; Morgan, Paulina (ILT)






In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Megan Rapinoe, the world record&;breaking soccer player and activist.

Growing up in Redding, California, Megan discovered her calling chasing a ball on the school playground. Even if she didn&;t always fit in at school, she was a star on the field&;and her teammates thought so too. Her passion, skill and leadership took Team USA to Olympic Gold and a World Cup victory, while she continues to champion women&;s and LGBTQ+ rights and representation in sports, in the US and across the world. This inspiring book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the US co-captain&;s life.

Little People, BIG DREAMS is a best-selling series of books and educational games that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream.

This empowering series offers inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats. The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. The hardcover versions present expanded stories for beginning readers. Boxed gift sets allow you to collect a selection of the books by theme. Paper dolls, learning cards, matching games, and other fun learning tools provide even more ways to make the lives of these role models accessible to children.

Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!





Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara, born in Barcelona, Spain, is a writer and creative director in constant search of new concepts for children&;s books and the author of the multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series of picture books that explore the lives of outstanding people. Working for more than fifteen years for clients in top advertising agencies, her books combine creativity with learning, aiming to establish a new and fresh relationship between children and pop culture. &;

Paulina Morgan works as an independent illustrator based in Santiago de Chile. She studied design before moving to Barcelona, Spain, to obtain her master's degree in Art Direction. She worked in advertising before deciding to pursue her passion for illustration.





These excellent additions to the Little People, Big Dreams series (6 new titles) follow incredible individuals who overcame challenges and embraced differences to reach their dreams and help others. Megan Rapinoe focuses on this champion soccer player, who helped take America to the Olympics and the World Cup. Readers will learn more about Megan's family and about how the star athlete followed her own path and continues to help the community. Each title contains vibrant, warm, and lively illustrations that perfectly correspond with the personality and life of the biography's subject. The books conclude with a time line featuring photographs and additional information about the featured individual. Great additions to this biographical series for young children. Grades K-3. Copyright 2021 Booklist Reviews.






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