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Download e-book for kindle: The Great American Foot Race: Ballyhoo for the Bunion Derby! by Andrew Speno

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By Andrew Speno

This available and punctiliously researched nonfiction debut introduces younger readers to a desirable, little-known event—the Transcontinental Foot Race, which got here to be often called the Bunion Derby. it's set in 1928, the peak of the Roaring Twenties—a time of optimism, a time of extra, and the Age of Ballyhoo. Publicity-seeking american citizens attempted to outdo one another with outrageous stunts. Dance marathoners danced for days on finish, pole-sitters sat atop flagpoles for weeks, informed athletes labored to overcome documents, and Charles Lindbergh made the 1st solo transatlantic flight. What may well most sensible this? Cyrus Avery, a regular Oklahoma businessman, teamed up with C. C. Pyle, the “P. T. Barnum Sports,” to carry a transcontinental foot race. greater than a hundred males of all races and nationalities began the race in California and confronted all demeanour of obstacles—from severe climate to bad meals and residing stipulations, to prejudice to injury—to make the cross-country trip around the usa, finishing in ny urban. This “Bunion Derby” driven human patience to the boundaries in an unforgettable convey of “ballyhoo.” This publication is written in a folksy sort that completely captures the temper and tone of the overdue Nineteen Twenties and contains archival pictures, a map of the derby direction, stats, a bibliography, and resource notes.

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Read e-book online Long-Armed Ludy and the First Women's Olympics PDF

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By Jean L. S. Patrick,Adam Gustavson

Lucille “Ludy” Godbold grew up thin, tall, and athletic. In her final 12 months at the tune workforce at Winthrop collage in South Carolina, Ludy gave shot placed a attempt to she made that iron ball sail together with her lengthy, thin fingers. while her trainer took her to a meet in long island she qualified for the first Women’s Olympic video games in 1922. other than she had no cash to go.

Ludy’s university and classmates rallied round her and raised the cash to ship her to compete. She received the gold medal with 1 foot, 2.6 inches to spare. She’d performed her pals, her college, the South, and america proud.

Hooray for Ludy!

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Download PDF by Laurie Ann Thompson,Sean Qualls: Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah

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By Laurie Ann Thompson,Sean Qualls

Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah's inspiring real story—which used to be changed into a movie, Emmanuel's Gift, narrated via Oprah Winfrey—is not anything in need of amazing.

Born in Ghana, West Africa, with one deformed leg, he was once brushed off via so much people—but now not through his mom, who taught him to arrive for his desires. As a boy, Emmanuel hopped to varsity greater than miles each one approach, discovered to play football, left domestic at age 13 to supply for his relations, and, finally, turned a bicycle owner. He rode an marvelous 400 miles throughout Ghana in 2001, spreading his strong message: incapacity isn't lack of ability. at the present time, Emmanuel maintains to paintings on behalf of the disabled.

Thompson's lyrical prose and Qualls's daring college illustrations provide a robust party of prevailing over adversity.

Includes an author's observe with additional info approximately Emmanuel's charity.

From the Hardcover edition.

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Download PDF by Sabine van der Heide: Kleinkinder turnen durch die 4 Jahreszeiten (German Edition)

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By Sabine van der Heide

Das Buch enthält forty Themenstunden für das Kindertunen im Kleinkindbereich sowie für das Eltern-Kind-Turnen. Jede Stunde enthält einen Aufwärmteil, einen Hauptteil mit Gerätelandschaften und einen Abschlussteil, alles passend zum jeweiligen Thema (Frühling, Sommer, Herbst oder Winter). Die Stunden sind für Kinder ab 2 Jahren gedacht. Aber selbst Kleinere haben eine Menge Spaß und können z. B. bei den Kreisspielen schon intestine mitmachen. Die Erwachsenen werden nur soweit eingebunden, wie es für die Sicherheit erforderlich ist. Beim Turnen mit den Eltern sollten diese ihren Kindern möglichst wenig Hilfestellung geben, sondern lieber aktiv mitmachen und vormachen, wie etwas geht. Nur so können die Kinder ihren Körper erfahren, eigene Erfahrungen machen und nicht nur körperliche sondern auch geistige Beweglichkeit ausbilden. Viele interessante und spannende Spiele und Aufgaben fördern die Kinder und geben ihnen die Möglichkeit, sich frei zu bewegen. Alle Aufwärm- und Abschlussspiele sind in der abschließenden Lieder- und Spielesammlung zusammengefasst.

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Download PDF by Nel Yomtov: The Science of a Spiral (21st Century Skills Library:

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By Nel Yomtov

This e-book discusses the technology in the back of quite a few parts of soccer, quite a spiral. The chapters study case reports of well-known activities moments, clarify how the athletes practice those activities, and record the heritage of ways scientists, medical professionals, and coaches were operating to make those activities more secure. Sidebars comprise thought-provoking minutiae. Questions within the backmatter ask for text-dependent research. A timeline offers background, key advancements, and developments linked to the sport.

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