Biographies
epub |eng | 0101-01-01 | Author:Claire Hartfield [Hartfield, Claire]

Captioned “A Negro Amateur Baseball Team,” this photo shows the Swift Premiums. Jackson further parlayed the desire of the packers and other manufacturing business owners to win the hearts and ...
( Category: Social Issues January 10,2018 )
epub |eng | 2017-11-21 | Author:Amy Hill Hearth

TWELVE What Happened to Elizabeth Jennings? ELIZABETH JENNINGS WAS A HERO in the eyes of the black community as well as white supporters of equal rights for blacks, but there ...
( Category: Biographies January 10,2018 )
epub |eng | 2017-01-02 | Author:James L. Swanson [L. Swanson, James]

But then something strange happened. After the graveside ceremony was over and King’s family and associates had departed, bereaved mourners did something bizarre. They wanted to possess a tangible link ...
( Category: Biographies January 10,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:Ilyasah Shabazz

Sixteen The weekend goes by fast and is mostly full of homework and volunteer work with Mrs. Malloy. It is Monday and the walk home from school was lonely because ...
( Category: Literature & Fiction January 10,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:David Seigerman

CHAPTER 6 A WHOLE NEW BALL GAME Learning to read would remove one of the major obstacles that kept Tamba from fitting in with his new middle-school classmates. He brought ...
( Category: Sports & Outdoors January 10,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:David Seigerman

CHAPTER 8 FROM ODP TO UVA TO USA Remember those three letters we talked about earlier? ODP? The Olympic Development Program? That’s where Becky’s journey to the US Women’s National ...
( Category: Geography & Cultures January 10,2018 )
epub |eng | 2017-10-09 | Author:Karen Chen

CHAPTER 13 MAKING MY MARK I WAS BRIEF AND TO THE POINT WHEN REPORTERS in Greensboro, North Carolina, asked me about my goals for that week’s 2015 US Figure Skating ...
( Category: Biographies January 10,2018 )
epub |eng | 2017-11-21 | Author:Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

19. Senior Year: We Gotta Get Out of This Place My senior year was the part of a roller-coaster ride when you slowly—agonizingly slowly—climb the lift hill, hearing each link ...
( Category: History January 10,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:Melba Pattillo Beals

“We’ll need lots of baking soda to help with the cleaning. Come on with me to the store,” she said. “No. No, Grandma, please, not on my birthday. I don’t ...
( Category: Biographies January 7,2018 )
epub |eng | | Author:Walter Dean Myers & Bill Miles

9 SPARTANBURG, SOUTH CAROLINA The summer of 1917 was hot and muggy. The cramped Harlem tenements were nearly unbearable at nights, and many Harlem residents slept on rooftops and fire ...
( Category: History January 6,2018 )
epub |eng | 2011-08-10 | Author:John O'Brien

Paul made a copper engraving of the scene to spread the news of what happened. (Again, he made a copy of someone else’s drawing.) Hundreds of people in Boston bought ...
( Category: History January 4,2018 )
epub |eng | 2014-01-07 | Author:Mary Pope Osborne [Osborne, Mary Pope]

Civil rights are freedoms like voting, free speech, and religion that all citizens should have. Gandhi didn’t believe in violence or anger. He felt that love and truth were powerful ...
( Category: Literature & Fiction January 3,2018 )
epub |eng | 2011-12-27 | Author:Mary Pope Osborne & Sal Murdocca [Osborne, Mary Pope & Murdocca, Sal]

CHAPTER SEVEN Sam’s Farm “I don’t know,” said Jack. This was one of the worst things that had ever happened. He pressed his finger against Sam’s wrist to feel for ...
( Category: Literature & Fiction December 31,2017 )
epub |eng | 2011-03-26 | Author:Boy Lost Girl Lost [Lost, Boy Lost Girl]

What do people in Millhaven do at ten o’clock on Sunday mornings in June? Most residents of Millhaven who attend church services are already back home, changed out of the ...
( Category: Genre Fiction December 26,2017 )
epub |eng | 1986-05-15 | Author:Inge Auerbacher [Auerbacher, Inge]

To this planet of shadow and despair, An angel came to give help and care. One hand was clutched by her little son, She wanted to mother everyone. Through time ...
( Category: Biographies December 21,2017 )