Sounders FC Children's Book Now Available on eBook

New version features audio interviews with current players by award-winning Seattle author

RENTON, Wash. - An enhanced eBook version of Soccer Dreams: Playing the Seattle Sounders FC Wayis now available on Kindle, Nook and iTunes with bonus audio interviews of Sounders FC goalkeeper Michael Gspurning and midfielder Mauro Rosales. Gspurning and Rosales talk with the author Clare H. Meeker about growing up playing soccer in their home countries, working toward their dreams of playing professional soccer, and playing their positions of goalkeeper and midfielder.

A licensed product of major league soccer, Soccer Dreams is a fictional story about teamwork for young soccer players, coaches and fans that also features profiles, strategy and teamwork tips, and full-color photos of the Sounders FC team, including Coach Sigi Schmid, defender Patrick Ianni and forward Steve Zakuani.

10-year old Todo has just moved from Nairobi, Kenya to Seattle with his family and is looking to meet new friends who share his love of soccer. When a local youth soccer coach invites him to join his team, Todo struggles with teammate Peter "the ball hog" who views him as competition. Todo and his school friend Anna devise a plan to bring their teams together for a scrimmage. But Coach Dan has his own strategy for building teamwork, using inspiring tips from the Sounders FC team and an end-of-the season trip to a Sounders FC game where Todo gets to meet his real soccer heroes.

Soccer Dreams eBook is available at, and The hardcover book is available at local bookstores, the Pro Shop and online. A percentage of sales support Sounders FC youth soccer camp scholarships. Clare Hodgson Meeker is an award-winning author of 10 books for children.

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