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Playmakers introduces younger readers to their present heroes off and on the sphere. Joe Flacco: tremendous Bowl MVP summarizes Flaccos' lifestyles and occupation to this point and attracts awareness to accomplishments past his athletic ability in addition to occupation highlights so far. brief, informative sidebars upload to the enticing, easy-to-read textual content, making Playmakers successful for any reader on your library! Aligned to universal middle criteria and correlated to kingdom criteria. SportsZone is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

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Download E-books The Sacco-vanzetti Trial (Be the Judge/Be the Jury) PDF

By Doreen Rappaport

In 1920, Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti have been accused of murdering safety guards in the course of a theft. either males have been Italian immigrants and self-proclaimed anarchists. have been those males to blame, or have been they the sufferers of prejudice? Readers can suppose the position of pass judgement on and jury--and come to a decision the destiny of Sacco and Vanzetti.

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Download E-books Which Mary?: The Marys of Early Christian Tradition (Sbl - Symposium, 19) PDF

This ebook brings jointly state-of-the-art contributions on early Christian Marys, supplying numerous views via prime students, suggesting solutions for recognized questions and trying to reframe the dialogue via new questions. The experiences review the new perception that the a bit of innovative Mary in old Christian writings who has frequently been assumed to be Mary Magdalene is typically targeted to be Mary the mummy of Jesus. The ebook analyzes the cross-fertilization of traditions that has it sounds as if happened and in addition probes into the earliest preserved traditions at the Marys, either canonical and non-canonical, as preserved in Western and Oriental languages. those essays have been at the start awarded on the 2000 Society of Biblical Literature Annual assembly. F. Stanley Jones presents an creation; the individuals are Francois Bovon, Ann Grahan Brock, Karen L. King, Jonathan Knight, Antti Narjanen, Stephen J. Shoemaker, and George T. Zervos. Paperback variation is on the market from the Society of Biblical Literature (www.sbl-site.org).

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By Rachel A. Koestler-Grack

Recognized Flyers highlights aviators who encouraged pop culture through the early 1900s, global struggle I and II, and the chilly conflict. This sequence combines background and delight examining in a fast moving narrative of the lives of a few of the main well-known, and notorious, aviators of the twentieth century. Rickenbacker left the auto racetrack he ruled to serve the USA as a fighter ace within the recognized Hat-in-the-Ring squadron of worldwide struggle I.

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Download E-books The Carter Years (Presidential Profiles) PDF

After the Vietnam warfare got here to an in depth in 1975, americans have been significantly disheartened by way of the loss and devastation as a result of the warfare. dealing with excessive unemployment premiums, excessive inflation, and oil shortages around the kingdom, the yank humans have been searching for a president who may well revamp their spirits and take cost of the faltering economic climate. recognized for his humanitarian efforts, James Earl Carter, later often called President Jimmy Carter, performed up his farm-boy personality and received himself a presidential election. yet his efforts to revitalize this kingdom fell wanting the mark. The Carter Years specializes in the management of this president, together with a bit of greater than 250 biographical entries overlaying the entire key personalities attached to this management; a chronology that spans the historical past of the management; and a large appendix that incorporates very important records, corresponding to inaugural addresses, vital presidential speeches, tables directory the individuals of the White condominium employees, cupboard participants, contributors of Congress and the Senate, and extra. Biographical entries contain: Bella Abzug; Zbigniew Brzezinski; William Billy Carter; Thomas S. Tip O'Neill; Anwar Sadat; and so forth.

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Download E-books Two Miserable Presidents: Everything Your Schoolbooks Didn't Tell You About the Civil War PDF

By Steve Sheinkin

Get the sensation whatever enormous is set to take place? Welcome to the Civil War―one of the scariest, saddest, and infrequently wackiest tales in American History.

1856: Northern and Southern settlers assault one another in Kansas.
1858: Congressmen commence sneaking weapons and knives into the Senate chamber.
1860: President James Buchanan is heard wailing, “I am the final president of the United States!”

That Congressman, Preston Brooks, was once able to assault Senator Charles Sumner of Massachusetts over feedback Sumner made slamming senators who supported slavery in Kansas. Brooks lifted his cane to overcome Sumner, and right here the motion within the booklet stops, in order that Steve Sheinkin can clarify simply the place this disagreement all started. within the method, he unravels the advanced string of occasions – the small issues, the private ones, the massive concerns– that ended in The Civil battle. it's a time and a warfare that threatened America's very lifestyles, published within the staggering actual tales of the warriors and statesmen who battled it out.

Two depressing Presidents: the fantastic, poor, and completely actual tale of the Civil War through Steve Sheinkin, nationwide e-book Award Finalist writer of Bomb, a Newbery Honor e-book, is an engaging manner for younger readers to benefit a few bankruptcy of yankee history.

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