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Ann Killion

Biography

Ann Killion

Ann Killion has covered American sports for more than a quarter century. An award-winning columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle, she has covered several World Cups and pivotal moments in the rise of both American men’s and women’s soccer. She was named the 2014 California Sportswriter of the Year. She is a New York Times bestselling author, having co-written SOLO: A Memoir of Hope with soccer star Hope Solo. She also co-authored THROW LIKE A GIRL with softball great Jennie Finch. She is also the author of CHAMPIONS OF WOMEN'S SOCCER. She has two children and lives in Mill Valley California.

Ann Killion

Books by Ann Killion

by Ann Killion - Biography, Children's 8-12, Children's Nonfiction, Nonfiction, Sports

From the World Cup to the Olympics, from Mia Hamm to Carli Lloyd to Alex Morgan, here is the ultimate guide to Women's Soccer for young sports fans from an award-winning sports journalist. Featuring Top Ten Lists and stunning photos of history-making moments, this comprehensive collection catalogs the rise of women's soccer in America, the greatest American players such as Mia Hamm, and Alex Morgan, the greatest international stars, the future class of superstars; and the most thrilling matches.This is the perfect book for young sports fans eager to kick off their soccer schooling.

by Ann Killion - Biography, Children's 8-12, Sports

From Pele to Messi to Tim Howard, here is the ultimate guide to Men's Soccer for young sports fans from an award-winning sports journalist. From fields all across the United States to the streets of South America to pitches in Europe and Asia, the global passion and love for soccer knows no borders. It is simply the most popular sport in the world. Giants of the game like Cristiano Ronaldo, Tim Howard, and Lionel Messi have become international celebrities and role models to young fans across the globe. Featuring Top Ten Lists and stunning photos of history-making moments, this comprehensive men's pro soccer collection catalogs the greatest international players.