Breakaway Beyond the Goal (nonfiction)
Author: Alex MORGAN
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Year Reviewed:: 2016
Review: Olympic gold medalist Alex Morgan, women's soccer star, inspires as she shares her memoir targeted to middle- and older-teen readers. Despite challenges from injury to unexpected coaching changes and keeping academics in balance, her positive attitude and determination netted her a prominent role as the youngest player on the U.S. Women's National Team and in two key World Cup matches.