All Heart: My Dedication and Determination to Become One of Soccer's Best

Carli Lloyd (Author) Wayne Coffey (Author)


In the summer of 2015, the U.S. women's national soccer team won the World Cup behind an epic performance by Carli Lloyd. Carli, a midfielder, scored three goals in the first sixteen minutes--the greatest goal-scoring effort in the history of World Cup finals.

But there was a time when Carli almost quit soccer. She struggled with doubts and low confidence. In All Heart, adapted from When Nobody Was Watching specifically for younger readers, Carli tells the full inspiring story of her journey to the top of the soccer world--an honest, action-packed account that takes readers inside the mind of a hardworking athlete.

Includes two full-color photo inserts.

Product Details

Houghton Mifflin
Publish Date
December 06, 2016
5.8 X 1.3 X 8.3 inches | 0.95 pounds

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About the Author

Carli Lloyd is the co-captain of the US national soccer team. She was voted the World Player of the Year in 2015, and also scored the gold-medal-clinching goals in the 2008 and 2012 Olympics.

Wayne Coffey is an award-winning sports journalist and the New York Times best-selling author of more than thirty books.


"While soccer fans will especially enjoy the detailed descriptions of key matches from her career, there's much to glean about teamwork and determination for any teen. An inspiring story of perseverance."

"Not for lovers of soccer only: readers after inspiration to keep playing, regardless of the odds, will find plenty here."

"...the central themes of hard work, diligence, ambition, and tenacity make Lloyd's story an inspiration for all readers, especially tweens looking for strong role models." --School Library Journal