On the Field with... Mia Hamm

Author: Matt Christopher 

Publisher: Little, Brown & Company

Publication Date: 1998

Genre: Biography

Audience: Young Adult

Overview: Mia Hamm is known to many as the best women’s soccer player who has ever played. She became a member of the US National Women’s Soccer Team at the age of 15 and from then on quickly became a household name. Matt Christopher gives an up-close and personal look at Mia Hamm’s complete journey to her success.

Activity: After reading this book to class, have the students write a paragraph about what their biography would be.

Reviewer’s Name: Corri Deegan