Kate T. Parker, the bestselling photographer known for her inspiring book, Strong Is the New Pretty, is releasing a new title meant to motivate young athletes everywhere. A celebration of confidence, Play Like a Girl: Life Lessons from the Soccer Field highlights the "tenacious spirit of female soccer players" of all ages.
"A powerful collection of color and black-and-white photographs, Play Like a Girl: Life Lessons from the Soccer Field captures girls just learning to kick the ball alongside players from the 2019 Women's World Cup championship team such as Megan Rapinoe, Carly Lloyd, and Jessica McDonald," reads the press release. "Accompanying each image is advice and wisdom from Parker's diverse subjects, from 'Don't fear how great you can be' to 'Anytime I need to stand up and fight for myself, I have soccer to thank.'"
Ahead, find a selection of gorgeous photographs from Kate T. Parker's new book. And don't forget to order a copy of Play Like a Girl: Life Lessons from the Soccer Field ($15) when it hits shelves on Aug. 18!