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Unbroken (The Young Adult Adaptation): An Olympian's Journey from...
by Laura Hillenbrand

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English

Pages

322

Publication Date

November 11, 2014

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<b>In this captivating and lavishly illustrated young adult edition of her award-winning #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestseller, Laura Hillenbrand tells the story of a former Olympian's courage, cunning, and fortitude following his plane crash in enemy territory. This adaptation of <i>Unbroken</i> introduces a new generation to one of history's most thrilling survival epics. </b><br /><br />On a May afternoon in 1943, an American military plane crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared, leaving only a spray of debris and a slick of oil, gasoline, and blood. Then, on the ocean surface, a face appeared. It was that of a young lieutenant, the plane’s bombardier, who was struggling to a life raft and pulling himself aboard. So began one of the most extraordinary sagas of the Second World War.<br /> <br />The lieutenant’s name was Louis Zamperini. As a boy, he had been a clever delinquent, breaking into houses, brawling, and stealing. As a teenager, he had channeled his defiance into running, discovering a supreme talent that carried him to the Berlin Olympics. But when war came, the athlete became an airman, embarking on a journey that led to his doomed flight, a tiny raft, and a drift into the unknown.<br /> <br />Ahead of Zamperini lay thousands of miles of open ocean, leaping sharks, a sinking raft, thirst and starvation, enemy aircraft, and, beyond, a trial even greater. Driven to the limits of endurance, Zamperini would respond to desperation with ingenuity, suffering with hope and humor, brutality with rebellion. His fate, whether triumph or tragedy, would hang on the fraying wire of his will.<br /> <br />Featuring more than one hundred photographs plus an exclusive interview with Zamperini, this breathtaking odyssey—also captured on film by director Angelina Jolie—is a testament to the strength of the human spirit and the ability to endure against the unlikeliest of odds.<br /><br /><br /><b>Praise for <i>Unbroken<br /></i></b><br />"This adaptation of Hillenbrand's adult bestseller is highly dramatic and exciting, as well as painful to read as it lays bare man's hellish inhumanity to man."—<b><i>Booklist</i>, STARRED</b><br /><br />"This captivating book emphasizes the importance of determination, the will to survive against impossible odds, and support from family and friends. A strong, well-written work."—<b><i>SLJ<br /></i></b><br />"This fine adaptation ably brings an inspiring tale to young readers."—<i><b>Kirkus</b><br /></i><br /><br /><br /><i>From the Hardcover edition.</i>
Outcasts United: The Story of a Refugee Soccer Team That Changed ...
by Warren St. John

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English

Pages

240

Publication Date

September 11, 2012

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<p><b>A moving account of how a soccer team made up of diverse refugees inspired an entire community here in the United States.</b><br />  <br /> Based on the adult bestseller, <i>Outcasts United: An American Town, a Refugee Team, and One Woman's Quest to Make a Difference</i>, this young people's edition is a complex and inspirational story about the Fugees, a youth soccer team made up of diverse refugees from around the world, and their formidable female coach, Luma Mufleh. <br />  <br /> Luma Mufleh, a young Jordanian woman educated in the United States and working as a coach for private youth soccer teams in Atlanta, was out for a drive one day and ended up in Clarkston, Georgia, where she was amazed and delighted to see young boys, black and brown and white, some barefoot, playing soccer on every flat surface they could find. Luma decided to quit her job, move to Clarkston, and start a soccer team that would soon defy the odds. Despite challenges to locate a practice field, minimal funding for uniforms and equipment, and zero fans on the sidelines, the Fugees practiced hard and demonstrated a team spirit that drew admiration from referees and competitors alike. <br />  <br /> <i>Outcasts United</i> explores how the community changed with the influx of refugees and how the dedication of Lumah Mufleh and the entire Fugees soccer team inspired an entire community. <br /><br /><br /><b><u>Praise for <i>Outcasts United</i></u></b><br />  <br /> “An uplifting underdog story.”—<i>Kirkus Reviews</i><br /> <i> </i><br /> “Motivating messages that will resonate with teen readers.”—<i>School Library Journal, </i>Starred Review<br /><br /> <i> </i><br /> <b><u>Praise for <i>Outcasts United: An American Town, a Refugee Team, and One Woman's Quest to Make a Difference</i></u></b><br />  <br /> “Wonderful, poignant book is highly recommended..."<i>–Library Journal, </i>Starred Review<br />  <br /> “Engagingly written.”—<i>School Library Journal</i><br /> <i> </i><br /> “Richly detailed, uplifting … educational and enriching.”—<i>Kirkus Reviews</i><br />  <br /> “Dee"Inspiring...richly detailed...Deeply satisfying...a bighearted book."—<i>Shelf Awareness</i><br /><br /></p>
Fussball-Weltmeisterschaft: deutsch-englisch + englisch-deutsch W...
by Markus Wagner

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Language

German

Pages

3488

Publication Date

August 22, 2015

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betrifft: Fußball ist die schoenste Nebensache der Welt:<br /><br />Fussball-Woerterbuch + Redewendungen <br />in deutsch-englisch + englisch-deutsch <br />(1000 Vokabel-Uebersetzungen + Saetze + Wortverbindungen)<br /><br />football glossary/<br />soccer dictionary<br />german-english + english-german<br />(Learn german most important football / soccer phrases, vocabulary)<br /><br />LESEPROBE: Fussball-Begriffe<br /><br />let`s talk about Fussball<br /><br />1. Was gehoert zum Fussball (Begriffe zu: Spiele, Turniere)<br /><br />Spiele:<br /><br />Deutscher Fußball-Bund<br />German Soccer Association<br /><br />die gegnerische Mannschaft<br />the opposing team<br /><br />das Punktspiel<br />game decided on points<br />league game<br /><br />Meisterschaft<br />the championship, season<br /><br /><br />Turniere:<br /><br />Nationalmannschaft<br />national team<br /><br />das Turnier<br />the tournament<br /><br />Europameisterschaft<br />European championship<br /><br />Weltmeisterschaft<br />world championship, world cup<br /><br />Weltpokal<br />world cup<br /><br />......<br /><br />2. Was passiert waehrend eines Fußballspiels (Spielsituationen)<br /><br />am kurzen Eck vorbeikoepfeln<br />to head past the near post<br /><br />am Trikot eines Spielers ziehen<br />to tug at a player's shirt<br /><br />an einer Flanke vorbeifahren<br />to miss a cross<br /><br />an Muskelkraempfen leiden<br />to suffer from cramp<br /><br />angreifen<br />to attack<br /><br />auf dem Spielfeld behandelt werden<br />to receive treatment on the field<br /><br />auf den Punkt zeigen<br />to point to the spot<br /><br />INHALTSVERZEICHNIS:<br />1. Was gehoert zum Fussball (Begriffe zu: Spiele, Turniere)<br />2. Was passiert waehrend eines Fußballspiels (Spielsituationen)<br />3. Spielfeld-Begriffe<br />4. Was gehoert zum Fußballstadion<br />5. Wie ist das Team zusammengesetzt<br />6. Aufstellung der Spieler<br />7. Spieler-Bezeichnungen<br />8. Regelungen (Meisterschaft, Aufstieg)<br />9. Spielverlaeufe<br />10. die Technik<br />11. Schiedsrichter -Ausdruecke<br />12. die Fans<br />13. die Weltmeisterschaft<br />14. Team-Namen<br />15. Nicknamen: Mannschaft/ Fan<br />16. Anreise der Fans mit der Bahn und Uebernachtung im Hotel<br />17. Fussball-Sprueche zum Schmunzeln<br />18. de-en Redewendungen und Saetze<br />19. en-de Redewendungen und Saetze<br />20. de-en Woerterbuch<br />21. en-de Woerterbuch
101 Swimming Pool Games & Activities
by Jared Knight

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English

Pages

144

Publication Date

March 05, 2015

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101 Swimming Pool Games & Activities contains highly imaginative, cost effective activities that can be adapted for any camp pool.
Disculpen las molestias: Es fútbol a mi manera (Spanish Edition)
by Álex Candal

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Spanish

Pages

118

Publication Date

May 25, 2018

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El exitoso comentarista Álex Candal logra conjugar grandes eventos del fútbol sorprendiéndonos con El mejor jugador del mundo, cuál es el verdadero Once Ideal y cómo fue El gol más feo de la historia. Por su trayectoria logra conocer en profundidad la relación del fútbol con la publicidad, la discriminación, la política, la violencia y las identidades nacionales. <br />En Disculpen las molestias. Es fútbol a mi manera, nos cuenta pasajes en los cuales conjuga la visión de los grandes entrenadores con delirios revolucionarios, denuncia la soledad del árbitro, nos hace escuchar los cánticos, como si estuviéramos en las tribunas y nos enamora con el Amor de los hinchas. Cada capítulo contiene la emoción de un contraataque, es como un partido de ida y vuelta que nos atornilla al asiento para levantarnos únicamente ante el furor del gol. Están advertidos es fútbol a su manera.<br />
Fierce: How Competing for Myself Changed Everything
by Aly Raisman

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English

Pages

368

Publication Date

November 14, 2017

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<b>The <i>New York Times </i>bestseller!<br /><br />Discover Aly Raisman's inspiring story of dedication, perseverance, and learning to think positive even in the toughest times on her path to gold medal success in two Olympic Games--and beyond.</b><br /> <br />Aly Raisman first stepped onto a gymnastics mat as a toddler in a "mommy & me" gymnastics class. No one could have predicted then that sixteen years later, she'd be standing on an Olympic podium, having achieved her dreams.<br /> <br />Aly's road to success was full of hard work, perseverance, and victories, but not without its hardships. Aly faced many obstacles, from naysayers who said she'd never make it in gymnastics to classmates who shamed her for her athletic body to a devastating betrayal of trust. Through it all, Aly surrounded herself with supportive family, friends, and teammates and found the inner strength to remain positive and believe in herself. Now, in her own words, Aly shows what it takes to be a champion on and off the floor, and takes readers on a behind-the-scenes journey before, during, and after her remarkable achievements in two Olympic Games--through her highest highs, lowest lows, and all the moments in between. <br /> <br />Honest and heartfelt, frank and funny, Aly's story is enhanced with never-before-published photos, excerpts from the personal journals she's kept since childhood that chronicle memorable moments with her teammates, and hard-won advice for readers striving to rise above challenges, learn to love themselves, and make their own dreams come true. <br />
Confessions of a Timid Rider
by Heather Wallace

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English

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June 08, 2018

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Confessions of a Timid Rider is a memoir detailing one woman's insights into being an anxiety-ridden but passionate equestrian. After returning to riding as a mother, she is determined to follow her dreams despite the fear she is somehow lacking in talent or ability. An in-depth look into the heart and head of a returning adult equestrian, and mother, this message is not limited only those with horse experience. In fact, Confessions of a Timid Rider is the perfect book to read for anyone whom even for a moment questions their value in their designated profession or life choice. This book will inspire you to pursue your dreams despite the inner voice that says you aren’t good enough.
The IF in Life: How to Get Off Life’s Sidelines and Become Your...
by Rashad Jennings

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English

Pages

208

Publication Date

May 08, 2018

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<p>In his first ever book, <em>The IF in Life: How to Get Off Life’s Sidelines and Become Your Best Self</em>, NFL running back and <em>Dancing with the Stars</em> champion Rashad Jennings shares his inspiring story and experiences, imparts practical advice, and encourages readers to follow their dreams.</p><p>As a kid, Rashad Jennings dreamed of one day playing in the NFL, but the odds were stacked against him—he was an overweight kid with glasses, asthma, and a 0.6 GPA. Today, Rashad is a record-setting running back who has played with the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Oakland Raiders, and the New York Giants.</p><p>In <em>The IF in Life</em>, Rashad writes about the decisions that shaped his life. From overcoming injuries and setbacks to reaching goals and everything in between, Rashad’s transparency about his journey will encourage readers to hold on to faith in the midst of uncertainty and win big in life.</p><p>Perfect for football fans of all ages, this book also features photos from Rashad’s childhood, college years, and professional career.</p>
Defensive Coordinator's Football Handbook
by Leo Hand

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English

Pages

247

Publication Date

January 12, 2016

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Defensive Coordinator’s Football Handbook is a complete guide for football coaches. The information contained in the book has been compiled by Leo Hand during 47 years of coaching championship teams at both the high school and collegiate levels. Numerous topics are covered that will enable any coach to successfully understand and defend modern offenses. Including: <br /><br /><br />• An overview of contemporary offensive trends <br />• A system for identifying offensive formations and personnel groupings <br />• A system for creating multiple defensive fronts and secondary coverages <br />• The base reads, reactions, and techniques for defensive linemen and linebackers <br />• Synopses of the responsibilities and techniques necessary to install different odd and even eight-man and seven-man fronts <br />• Run responsibilities and techniques for both three-deep and four-deep secondaries <br />• Strategies and tactics necessary to stop 19 of today’s most potent running plays <br />• An explanation of the adjustments and techniques necessary to install variations of man-to-man pass coverages as well as variations of zone and combo pass coverages versus different contemporary offensive formations <br />• Different stunt strategies that enable your defense to actually attack the offense <br />• Sample pass coverage/stunt menus for: the 3-3-5, 4-2-5, bear 46, 3-4, 4-3, and weak eagle defenses
Heart of a Champion
by Carl Deuker

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English

Pages

180

Publication Date

May 01, 2009

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Jimmy Winter is a born star on the baseball field, and Seth Barnam can only dream of being as talented. Still, the two baseball fanatics have the kind of friendship that should last forever. But when Seth experiences an unthinkable loss, he's forced to find his own personal strength--on and off the field. <BR /><BR />An ALA Best Book for Young Adults <BR />An ALA Best Book for Reluctant Readers<BR />A New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age<BR />Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Book of the Year <BR />

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