This new edition follows every step of Alex Morgan's journey as a soccer player, best-selling author, and actor.
"The true story of Effa Manley, the first and only woman in the Baseball Hall of Fame, and her ownership role in the Negro Leagues leading up to the integration of Major League Baseball"-- Provided by publisher.
"When 13-year-old Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O'Connell posted her first track on the internet, no one could've predicted what would come next. By 15, she had signed with a major record label; at 17, her debut album, When we all fall asleep, where do we go? turned Billie's rising star supernova. Billie Eilish is now the biggest pop star on the planet. Discover everything you need to know about the teen who is breaking records while breaking the mold. Find out how her style evolved, what she really thinks about fame, and the aspects of herself she's struggled with. Just don't smile at her, okay?" -- provided by publisher.
Ertz, Julie, 1992-
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. Each chapter focuses on a character trait essential to success on and off the playing field. Children will discover the value of sacrifice, hard work, and having a good attitude. They will gain a trusted mentor in Julie, who encourages them through personal examples to be winners in life.
Biles, Simone, 1997- author.
Kirkfield, Vivian, author
Ella Fitzgerald and Marilyn Monroe. On the outside, you couldn't find two girls who looked more different. But on the inside, they were alike--full of hopes and dreams and plans of what might be. Ella Fitzgerald's velvety tones and shube-doobie-doos captivated audiences. Jazz greats like Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington couldn't wait to share the stage with her, but still, Ella could not book a performance at one of the biggest clubs in town--one she knew would give her career its biggest break yet. Marilyn Monroe dazzled on the silver screen with her baby blue eyes and breathy boo-boo-be-doos. But when she asked for better scripts, a choice in who she worked with, and a higher salary, studio bosses refused. Two women whose voices weren't being heard. Two women chasing after their dreams and each helping the other to achieve them. This is the inspiring, true story of two incredibly talented women who came together to help each other shine like the stars that they are.
Serena Williams is the most decorated female tennis player of all time. She's been ranked #1 by the Women's Tennis Association countless times since 2002, and no one holds more Grand Slam titles--not just as a single's player, but also, with her sister Venus, in women's doubles. Find out all about this powerhouse player and her dozens of amazing victories--and decide for yourself: is Serena the G.O.A.T. of tennis?
As a young girl, Selena Quintanilla sang in a band called Selena y Los Dinos with her brother and sister. The family performed at fairs, weddings, quinceaneras, and on street corners in their native Texas. Selena learned how to sing in Spanish and soon became hugely popular within the Latino community--so much so that she became the best-selling Latin artist of the 1990s. Selena was poised to be a great success, but her life was cut short after being fatally wounded by the president of her fan club. Selena's contributions to music and fashion during her life made her one of the top Latin musicians in the 1990s, and readers will want to know more about the woman who introduced the world to Tejano music.