Baseball Team Names

Author by : Richard Worth
Languange : en
Publisher by : McFarland
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Description : "Professional baseball is full of arcane team names. The Los Angeles Dodgers, for instance, owe their nickname to the trolley tracks that honeycombed Brooklyn in the early 1880s. (Residents were "trolley dodgers"). This comprehensive reference book explains the nicknames of thousands of major and minor league franchises, Negro League and early independent black clubs, and international teams--from 1869 through 2011"--Provided by publisher.


The Story Behind The Nickname

Author by : Paul Caputo
Languange : en
Publisher by : Unknown
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Total Read : 32
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Description : Minor league baseball team names tell the stories of towns throughout North America. From amateur collegiate summer leagues all the way through affiliated Triple-A teams, whose players are on the brink of the Major Leagues, nicknames like T-Bones, Crosscutters, RubberDucks, Wingnuts, and Isotopes-to name just a few-are more than just whimsical, catchy brands. They carry significance unique to their local communities. This book explores the stories behind the nicknames of 100 baseball teams based on interviews with front-office personnel who chose the names and the designers who created the logos.


Can You Name That Team

Author by : David B. Biesel
Languange : en
Publisher by : Scarecrow Press
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Total Read : 96
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Description : The only single source collection of over 950 teams in 36 major professional leagues—baseball, football, soccer, basketball, and hockey. Also contains the first genealogy ever compiled on all these leagues.


Now You Know Baseball

Author by : Doug Lennox
Languange : en
Publisher by : Dundurn
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Total Read : 18
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Description : Everyone will know the score with this grand slam of Q&A that's sure to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. Doug Lennox hammers it out of the park by filling us in on who's won the most Cy Young Awards and the five ways that a player can be called ?out.” This is a treasure trove of baseball lore.


Intellectual Property And Traditional Cultural Expressions

Author by : Daphne Zografos
Languange : en
Publisher by : Edward Elgar Publishing
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Total Read : 10
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Description : 'This book performs a great service by drawing together the intellectual property law and experience of a number of countries in relation to the protection of traditional cultural expressions.' Peter Drahos, Australian National University This unique book provides an in-depth analysis of the different methods that have been proposed to protect traditional cultural expressions (TCEs) by using intellectual property rights. Intellectual Property and Traditional Cultural Expressions examines the possibility of protecting TCEs with copyright laws on the one hand, and 'origin related' intellectual property rights, such as trademarks, certification marks, geographical indications and laws against misrepresentation on the other. In particular, it examines which rights are conceptually best suited for the protection of TCEs, and appear more appropriate to meet the range of concerns raised by the holders of that knowledge and policymakers in culturally-rich developing countries. Providing a range of case studies, this book will prove a stimulating read for academics, practitioners, international organisations and policymakers. It will also greatly benefit law or political sciences postgraduate students with an interest in intellectual property and traditional knowledge, TCEs, and development.


Mike Royko The Chicago Tribune Collection 1984 1997

Author by : Mike Royko
Languange : en
Publisher by : Agate Digital
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Total Read : 74
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Description : Mike Royko: The Chicago Tribune Collection 1984–1997 is an expansive new volume of the longtime Chicago news legend’s work. Encompassing thousands of his columns, all of which originally appeared in the Chicago Tribune, this is the first collection of Royko work to solely cover his time at the Tribune. Covering politics, culture, sports, and more, Royko brings his trademark sarcasm and cantankerous wit to a complete compendium of his last 14 years as a newspaper man. Organized chronologically, these columns display Royko's talent for crafting fictional conversations that reveal the truth of the small-minded in our society. From cagey political points to hysterical take-downs of "meatball" sports fans, Royko's writing was beloved and anticipated anxiously by his fans. In plain language, he "tells it like it is" on subjects relevant to modern society. In addition to his columns, the book features Royko's obituary and articles written about him after his death, telling the tale of his life and success. This ultimate collection is a must-read for Royko fans, longtime Chicago Tribune readers, and Chicagoans who love the city's rich history of dedicated and insightful journalism.


The Best Of Uncle John S Bathroom Reader

Author by : Bathroom Readers' Institute
Languange : en
Publisher by : Simon and Schuster
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Total Read : 99
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Description : Find out what millions of trivia lovers already know: Uncle John is your #1 source when it comes to throne-room reading entertainment. This book celebrates the very best articles from the BRI’s first ten years--plus 150 all-new pages! As always, the contents are divided by length: short articles for the reader on the go, medium articles if you have a few minutes to spare, and the extended sitting section for those truly leg-numbing experiences. Read about . . . * The origin of Twinkies * Who invented the Hula Hoop * The untold history of the Three Stooges * Space toilets: where no man has gone before * 1876: the year they stole the presidency * The FBI’s "Ten Most Wanted" list * How to start your own country * Celebrity imposters And much, much more!


Celebrating Ourselves

Author by : Daryl Russell Grigsby
Languange : en
Publisher by : Dog Ear Publishing
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Total Read : 90
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Description : Celebrating Ourselves demonstrates how baseball is intricately woven in the fabric ofAfrican-American family, social and political life. Beyond the significant accomplishments on the diamond, well-recounted here, baseball knitted generations, taught perseverance, demonstrated economic independence and been a forum for civil rights and equality. From Moses FleetwoodWalker in 1884 to the founding of the Negro National League in 1920; from Jackie Robinson in 1947 to today's Reviving Baseball in the Inner Cities (RBI); the game is connected with personal achievement, community advancement, economic independence and social equality. This book discusses baseball from three perspectives; from the player, the fan and the family.Alongside statistics and accomplishments on the field, we read of the perseverance and dedication of the African-American baseball fan.Much has been made of the decline in baseball's popularity among black Americans. When observers ask, 'Where is the African- American fan?' this book boldly responds, 'Right here '


Even More Fantastic Failures

Author by : Luke Reynolds
Languange : en
Publisher by : Aladdin/Beyond Words
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Total Read : 71
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Description : Even the most well-known people have struggled to succeed! This follow-up to Fantastic Failures offers up a second dose of fascinating stories featuring flops that turned into triumphs. Kids today are under a lot of pressure to succeed, but failure has an important place in life as young people learn how to be a successful person. In his teaching career, Luke Reynolds saw the stress and anxiety his students suffered, whether it was over grades, fitting in, or simply getting things right the first time. Even More Fantastic Failures is a second installment in Luke Reynolds’s personal campaign to show kids it’s okay to fall down or make mistakes, just so long as you try, try again! Kids will read about a host of inspiring, courageous, and diverse people who have accomplished—or still are accomplishing—big things to make this world a better place. A wide range of stories about Barack Obama, Greta Thunberg, Nick Foles, Emma Gonzalez, Beyoncé, Ryan Coogler, John Cena, Socrates, and even the Jamaican national women’s soccer team, prove that the greatest mistakes and flops can turn into something amazing. In between these fun profiles, Reynolds features great scientists and other pivotal people whose game-changing discovery started as a failure. Readers will enjoy seeing stories they know highlighted in the new feature “Off the Page and On the Screen,” which showcases how failures and successes are presented in books and film. Each profile includes advice to readers on how to come back from their own flops and move forward to succeed.


Readers Dissect

Author by : Ken Poplawski
Languange : en
Publisher by : Xlibris Corporation
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Total Read : 96
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Description : Readers Dissect was the name chosen for this book because the title tells you, the reader, what you need to do to resolve the word trivia questions presented before you. Based on the clues given, you may have to take apart the word, or dissect, to figure it out. Did you know that the word “stop” ends with an antonym for bottom? The book covers 50 topics with 500 questions in total. This makes for great family fun on your next long road trip, try challenging a friend to see who resolves the questions faster, or simply challenge yourself.


Redskins

Author by : C. Richard King
Languange : en
Publisher by : University of Nebraska Press
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Total Read : 57
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Description : The Washington Redskins franchise remains one of the most valuable in professional sports, in part because of its easily recognizable, popular, and profitable brand. And yet “redskins” is a derogatory name for American Indians. Prominent journalists, politicians, and former players have publicly spoken out against the use of Redskins as the name of the team. The number of grassroots campaigns to change the name has risen in recent years despite the current team owner’s assertion that the team will never do so. The NFL, for its part, actively defends the name and supports it in court. Redskins: Insult and Brand examines how the ongoing struggle over the team name raises important questions about how white Americans perceive American Indians, about the cultural power of consumer brands, and about continuing obstacles to inclusion and equality. C. Richard King examines the history of the team’s name, the evolution of the term “redskin,” and the various ways in which people both support and oppose its use today. King’s hard-hitting approach to the team’s logo and mascot exposes the disturbing history of a moniker’s association with the NFL—a multibillion-dollar entity that accepts public funds—as well as popular attitudes toward Native Americans today.


Native American Issues

Author by : Paul C. Rosier
Languange : en
Publisher by : Greenwood Publishing Group
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Total Read : 99
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Description : Discusses a variety of issues relevant to Native Americans, including treaty rights, land claims, gaming, sports mascots and images, and economics.


Funny Thing About Names

Author by : Jim Wegryn
Languange : en
Publisher by : iUniverse
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Total Read : 70
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Description : "A town called Hell, which freezes over. A mollusk raised to college mascot. A brand of bubble gum named for a musical instrument. Wegryn visits all these examples and more in his humorous investigation of naming practices. For a popular overview of the field, Funny Thing About Names delivers its message with wit and style."-Christine De Vinne, American Name Society President.Ask yourself this What is the most popular street name? Who was Benedict Arnold's infamous brother? What is the oldest sports team nickname? What famous university once was named Chatholepistemaid? Why did Boris Karloff change his name? Why didn't Arnold Schwarzenegger?Funny Thing About Names answers these questions and many more as it delves into the wide world of names.Bases upon ten years of research, this amusing account examines how and why we label people, places and businesses in America. It will delight the trivia buff, intrigue the reader interested in onomastics (the study of names), and put a smile on both.


The Name S Familiar Ii

Author by : Anonim
Languange : en
Publisher by : Pelican Publishing
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Total Read : 82
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That S My Team

Author by : Paul Volponi
Languange : en
Publisher by : Rowman & Littlefield
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Total Read : 44
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Description : This interactive book compels both reluctant and sports-crazed readers to its pages by examining how various teams from a range of sports received their names. Teen and pre-teen readers will gain knowledge of history, science, literature, math, and a slew of other subjects through the lens of notable sports teams.


Vaudeville On The Diamond

Author by : David M. Sutera
Languange : en
Publisher by : Scarecrow Press
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Total Read : 84
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Description : From 1993 to 2010, minor league baseball has, in aggregate, shown a steady increase in attendance, reaching as high as nearly fifty-two million spectators in 2008. With all the high tech, live streaming, fast-paced entertainment now available to modern consumers, what is it about minor league baseball that still holds appeal with today’s audiences? In Vaudeville on the Diamond, David Sutera takes a close look at how minor league baseball has survived and thrived in today’s competitive world of entertainment. He argues that the key to survival lies in the creation of on-and-off field attractions which invoke the traditions of vaudeville with their unique and quirky forms of spectacle. From Star Wars theme nights to monkeys riding border collies, teams have created a multifaceted form of entertainment that includes and goes well beyond the game of baseball itself. Throughout the book, Sutera shares his own travels to several minor league stadiums across the U.S., including rich participant observation and interviews with the fans themselves. A light-hearted and engaging look at minor league baseball, Vaudeville on the Diamond will appeal to all fans of baseball and minor league sports.


Encyclopedia Of Women And Baseball

Author by : Leslie A. Heaphy
Languange : en
Publisher by : McFarland
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Total Read : 91
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Description : “Valuable...important...recommended”--Choice “Heaphy and May deepen the historical record on the nation’s pastime...ample cross references”--Library Journal “Unique...commendable...valuable”--Reference Reviews “Remarkably comprehensive”--Feminist Collections Women have been involved in baseball from the game's early days, in a wide range of capacities. This ambitious encyclopedia provides information on women players, managers, teams, leagues, and issues since the mid-19th century. Players are listed by maiden name with married name, when known, in parentheses. Information provided includes birth date, death date, team, dates of play, career statistics and brief biographical notes when available. Related entries are noted for easy cross-reference. Appendices include the rosters of the World War II era All American Girls Professional Baseball League teams; the standings and championships from the AAGPBL; and all women's baseball teams and players identified to date.


Deportes

Author by : José M Alamillo
Languange : en
Publisher by : Rutgers University Press
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Total Read : 35
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Description : Spanning the first half of the twentieth century, Deportes uncovers the hidden experiences of Mexican male and female athletes, teams and leagues and their supporters who fought for a more level playing field on both sides of the border. Despite a widespread belief that Mexicans shunned physical exercise, teamwork or “good sportsmanship,” they proved that they could compete in a wide variety of sports at amateur, semiprofessional, Olympic and professional levels. Some even made their mark in the sports world by becoming the “first” Mexican athlete to reach the big leagues and win Olympic medals or world boxing and tennis titles. These sporting achievements were not theirs alone, an entire cadre of supporters—families, friends, coaches, managers, promoters, sportswriters, and fans—rallied around them and celebrated their athletic success. The Mexican nation and community, at home or abroad, elevated Mexican athletes to sports hero status with a deep sense of cultural and national pride. Alamillo argues that Mexican-origin males and females in the United States used sports to empower themselves and their community by developing and sustaining transnational networks with Mexico. Ultimately, these athletes and their supporters created a “sporting Mexican diaspora” that overcame economic barriers, challenged racial and gender assumptions, forged sporting networks across borders, developed new hybrid identities and raised awareness about civil rights within and beyond the sporting world.


Lights Of Summer The Run For Glory

Author by : Alexander Rebelle
Languange : en
Publisher by : Lulu.com
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Total Read : 59
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Description : After receiving the news that he must report back to Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Aries Constantine finds himself with Eva on a flight back to Hyannis. Joining the duo, are their old close friends, Lucas and Vera. The task at hand for Aries, is to solve the problem that ails him. As the struggle for redemption begins, it is inevitable that Aries must confront his nemesis. The run for glory begins. Will Aries redeem himself in the wake of his struggles? And what will become of him in the coming confrontation with his rival? Lights of Summer: The Run for Glory is the third and final installment in the Lights of Summer series, a thrilling and uplifting tale of hope, love, sex, rediscovered dreams, and the sport of baseball.


Mexican American Baseball In The Inland Empire

Author by : Richard A. Santillan
Languange : en
Publisher by : Arcadia Publishing
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Total Read : 60
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Description : Mexican American Baseball in the Inland Empire celebrates the thriving culture of former teams from Pomona, Ontario, Cucamonga, Chino, Claremont, San Bernardino, Colton, Riverside, Corona, Beaumont, and the Coachella Valley. From the early 20th century through the 1950s, baseball diamonds in the Inland Empire provided unique opportunities for nurturing athletic and educational skills, ethnic identity, and political self-determination for Mexican Americans during an era of segregation. Legendary men's and women's teams--such as the Corona Athletics, San Bernardino's Mitla Café, the Colton Mercuries, and Las Debs de Corona--served as an important means for Mexican American communities to examine civil and educational rights and offer valuable insight on social, cultural, and gender roles. These evocative photographs recall the often-neglected history of Mexican American barrio baseball clubs of the Inland Empire.


23 Ways To Get To First Base

Author by : Gary Belsky
Languange : en
Publisher by : Gary Belsky
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Total Read : 59
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Description : A comprehensive compendium of sports facts, presented in a visual layout of lists, charts, graphs, time lines, and short narratives, features such tidbits as the eight positions of Abbott & Costello's "Who's On First?" routine, the text of Bill Murray's "Cinderella story" speech, and the story behind Wheaties box athlete covers.


Rotisserie League Baseball

Author by : Glen Waggoner
Languange : en
Publisher by : Bantam
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Total Read : 45
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Description : The complete and only official rulebook and how-to-play guide to this growing national pastime where owners of Rotisserie League "teams" trade players, develop strategies, keep statistics and lead their teams to the pennant.


Biscuits Vs Mudcats

Author by : Tim Hagerty
Languange : en
Publisher by : Unknown
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Total Read : 80
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Description : From the Montgomery Biscuits to the Carolina Mudcats, do you ever wonder where those unique minor league team names come from? This book gives the backgrounds of the most quirky team names in the history of Minor League Baseball. The book features teams as old as the 1902 Nevada Lunatics and as new as the 2011 Omaha Storm Chasers. The origins of teams as far north as the Kalamazoo Kazoos and as far south as the Lakeland Flying Tigers are all unveiled, as well as teams in the east like the Batavia Muckdogs and the west like the Modesto Nuts. Biscuits vs. Mudcats - 151 Wacky Minor League Baseball Team Names is also packed with photos, logos and unique on-field stories.


The Encyclopedia Of New York State

Author by : Peter Eisenstadt
Languange : en
Publisher by : Syracuse University Press
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Total Read : 66
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Description : The Encyclopedia of New York State is one of the most complete works on the Empire State to be published in a half-century. In nearly 2,000 pages and 4,000 signed entries, this single volume captures the impressive complexity of New York State as a historic crossroads of people and ideas, as a cradle of abolitionism and feminism, and as an apex of modern urban, suburban, and rural life. The Encyclopedia is packed with fascinating details from fields ranging from sociology and geography to history. Did you know that Manhattan's Lower East Side was once the most populated neighborhood in the world, but Hamilton County in the Adirondacks is the least densely populated county east of the Mississippi; New York is the only state to border both the Great Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean; the Erie Canal opened New York City to rich farmland upstate . . . and to the west. Entries by experts chronicle New York's varied areas, politics, and persuasions with a cornucopia of subjects from environmentalism to higher education to railroads, weaving the state's diverse regions and peoples into one idea of New York State. Lavishly illustrated with 500 photographs and figures, 120 maps, and 140 tables, the Encyclopedia is key to understanding the state's past, present, and future. It is a crucial reference for students, teachers, historians, and business people, for New Yorkers of all persuasions, and for anyone interested in finding out more about New York State.


Spectrum Grade 6

Author by : Anonim
Languange : en
Publisher by : Carson-Dellosa Publishing
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 91
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Description : Spectrum(R) Grade Specific for Grade 6 includes focused practice for reading, language arts, and math mastery. Skills include grammar and usage, parts of speech and sentence types, vocabulary acquisition and usage, multiplying and dividing fractions and decimals, equations and inequalities, problem solving in the coordinate plane, probability and statistics, and ratios, rates, and percents. Spectrum Grade Specific workbooks contain focused practice for language arts mastery. Each book also includes a writer's guide. Step-by-step instructions help children with planning, drafting, revising, proofreading, and sharing writing. The math activities build the skills that children need for math achievement and success. Children in grades 1 to 6 will find lessons and exercises that help them progress through increasingly difficult subject matter. Aligned to current state standards, Spectrum is your child’s path to language arts and math mastery.


Teaching In The Block

Author by : Michael D. Rettig
Languange : en
Publisher by : Routledge
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Total Read : 60
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Description : This bestseller describes alternatives to lecturing, traditional questioning, and individual pencil and paper tasks. It offers practical advice on how teachers can harness the potential of the extended period.


Language Arts Grade 6

Author by : Spectrum
Languange : en
Publisher by : Carson-Dellosa Publishing
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 99
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Description : Test with success using Spectrum Language Arts for grade 6! The four-part lessons encourage creativity and strengthen writers by focusing on gerunds, colons and semicolons, and double negatives. The book features easy-to-understand directions and includes an answer key, a writer's handbook, and helpful writing tips. Today, more than ever, students need to be equipped with the skills required for school achievement and success on proficiency tests. This 184-page book aligns with state and national standards, is perfect for use at home or in school, and is favored by parents, homeschoolers, and teachers.


Spectrum Grade 6

Author by : Spectrum
Languange : en
Publisher by : Carson-Dellosa Publishing
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 87
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Description : Spectrum(R) Grade Specific for Grade 6 includes focused practice for reading, language arts, and math mastery. Skills include grammar and usage, parts of speech and sentence types, vocabulary acquisition and usage, multiplying and dividing fractions and decimals, equations and inequalities, problem solving in the coordinate plane, probability and statistics, and ratios, rates, and percents. --Each Spectrum(R) Grade Specific workbook includes a writer's guide and step-by-step instructions, helping children with planning, drafting, revising, proofreading, and sharing writing. Children in grades 1 to 6 will find lessons and exercises that help them progress through increasingly difficult subject matter. Aligned to current state standards, Spectrum is your childÕs path to language arts and math mastery.


Sports Weird O Pedia

Author by : Lew Freedman
Languange : en
Publisher by : Simon and Schuster
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 28
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Description : By any standard of normal behavior, sports cannot escape the definition of weirdness. Sports achievements have the capacity to inspire and excite watchers, whether through athletic brilliance or magnificent team performance, but there are times when our athletes and teams go wacko on us, and the most peculiar things break out with no warning to provide wide-eyed astonishment or laugh-out-loud responses. Sammy Sosa of the Chicago Cubs landed on the disabled list due to a back injury caused by sneezing too hard. Minnesota Vikings football stalwart Jim Marshall ran the wrong way with a recovered fumble. Former NBA player Dennis Rodman spearheaded American diplomacy with North Korea. The lyrics and music creators of “Take Me Out to The Ballgame” authored one of the most sung songs in American history without ever having seen a baseball game. And more! While those spontaneous combustions may result from someone rising from the weird side of the bed, they’re often the most memorable.


Fandom Second Edition

Author by : Jonathan Gray
Languange : en
Publisher by : NYU Press
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Description : A completely updated edition of a seminal work on fans and communities We are all fans. Whether we follow our favorite celebrities on Twitter, attend fan conventions such as Comic Con, or simply wait with bated breath for the next episode of our favorite television drama—each of us is a fan. Recognizing that fandom is not unusual, but rather a universal subculture, the contributions in this book demonstrate that understanding fans--whether of toys, TV shows, celebrities, comics, music, film, or politicians--is vital to an understanding of media audiences, use, engagement, and participatory culture in a digital age. Including eighteen new, original essays covering topics such as activism directed at racism in sports fandom, fan/producer interactions at Comic Con, the impact of new technologies on fandom, and the politics and legality of fanfic, this wide-ranging collection provides diverse approaches to fandom for anyone seeking to understand modern life in our increasingly mediated, globalized and binge-watching world.