Babe Ruth And The Baseball Curse Totally True Adventures

Author: David A. Kelly
Editor: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780307477859
Size: 15,56 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Before 1918, the Boston Red Sox were unstoppable. They won World Series after World Series, thanks in part to their charismatic pitcher-slugger Babe Ruth. But some people on the Red Sox felt the Babe was more trouble than he was worth, and he was traded away to one of the worst teams in baseball, the New York Yankees. From then on, the Yankees became a golden team. And the Red Sox? For over 80 years, they just couldn’t win another World Series. Then, in 2004, along came a scruffy, scrappy Red Sox team. Could they break Babe Ruth’s curse and win it all? From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Curse Of King Tut S Mummy Totally True Adventures

Author: Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
Editor: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780307494689
Size: 13,34 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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When the pharoahs of Egypt died, they were mummified and buried in pyramids and tombs with all their riches. But as centuries passed, the tombs were looted and the pharoahs' gold stolen. Then Howard Carter found the greatest Egyptian treasure trove of all—the tomb of King Tut's mummy! But did the amazing treasure come with a deadly curse? From the Trade Paperback edition.

Climbing Everest Totally True Adventures

Author: Gail Herman
Editor: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0553509861
Size: 16,22 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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"Could you survive the world's highest mountain? Famous adventurer George Mallory came close to the summit . . . only to disappear on the snowy slopes. Then, in 1953, Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay made their try. They came from different cultures, but their dream was the same. Could their teamwork and friendship help them make it to the top of the world? After you've read the story, don't miss the bonus content that emphasizes Common Core and today's renewed interest in nonfiction. Perfect for home, school, and library bookshelves!"

Finding The First T Rex Totally True Adventures

Author: Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
Editor: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0307477878
Size: 19,88 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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IN 1902, WILLIAM HORNADAY handed a map to the famous paleontologist Barnum Brown. It was Hornaday’s hand-drawn directions to a remote area of the Montana Badlands, where he believed amazing dinosaur fossils lay buried. Following the map, Brown dug up a jawbone edged with six-inch long teeth, the remains of a monstrous creature no one had ever seen before. But one bone wasn’t enough, and Brown soon found himself in a desperate race to discover the skeleton of the mystery carnivore! From the Trade Paperback edition.

Baseball S Greatest Hitters

Author: S. A. Kramer
Editor: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0553539116
Size: 19,41 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Young ball fans can now get the stats on the champions of the bat in this companion to the best-selling Baseball's Greatest Pitchers. Lively illustrations accompany fact-filled profiles of the legendary hitters of the game, including Hank Aaron, Babe Ruth, and Ted Williams.

Baseball S Best

Author: Andrew Gutelle
Editor: Perfection Learning
ISBN: 9780812484656
Size: 13,65 MB
Format: PDF
Read: 392

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The Search For El Dorado Totally True Adventures

Author: Lois Miner Huey
Editor: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0553536168
Size: 17,58 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Was the City of Gold a real place? Treasure seekers and mystery readers alike will love this action-packed Totally True Adventure. Towers of gold! Glittering streets! Jewels, coins, and more! Early Spanish explorers heard a story about El Dorado. It was a lost city in the Americas made of gold. The explorers believed it was real—and they believed they could find it! Soon the story became a legend, and the legend changed the world. But the city of El Dorado has not been found . . . yet. This nonfiction chapter book makes history exciting and accessible for younger readers and features illustrations, photographs, a map, Common Core connections, and additional Story Behind the Story facts. Perfect for readers of the I Survived series and the Who Was . . . ? series, Totally True Adventures are captivating nonfiction stories with not-to-be-missed bonus content.

George Washington S Spies Totally True Adventures

Author: Claudia Friddell
Editor: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0399550798
Size: 18,73 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Read: 390

Think you know everything about Washington? Think again. During the Revolutionary War, General George Washington (AKA “Agent 711”) was the leader of a ring of spies! The group—called the Culper Ring—used secret names, codes, invisible ink, and more to spy on the British and pass along information. Nobody knew about it at the time (and few do so today), but those sneaky heroes risked their lives to help win the American Revolution! Illustrated throughout in black and white, with an appendix that includes photographs, bonus content, and links to primary source materials, this Totally True Adventures series book is ideal for supporting the Common Core State Standards and today's renewed interest in nonfiction. It’s a thrilling read—made even better because it really happened!

Babe Ruth

Author: Len Canter
Editor: Abdo Group
ISBN: 9781596792616
Size: 14,90 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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A biography of the baseball player who became famous as a home run hitter for the New York Yankees.

The Hero Two Doors Down Based On The True Story Of Friendship Between A Boy And A Baseball Legend

Author: Sharon Robinson
Editor: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 0545804531
Size: 17,66 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Read: 435

Stephen Satlow is an eight-year-old boy living in Brooklyn, New York, which means he only cares about one thing - the Dodgers. Steve and his father spend hours reading the sports pages and listening to games on the radio. Aside from an occasional run-in with his teacher, life is pretty simple for Steve. But then Steve hears a rumor that an African American family is moving to his all-Jewish neighborhood. It's 1948 and some of his neighbors are against it. Steve knows this is wrong. His hero, Jackie Robinson, broke the color barrier in baseball the year before. Then it happens--Steve's new neighbor is none other than Jackie Robinson! Steve is beyond excited about living two doors down from the Robinson family. He can't wait to meet Jackie. This is going to be the best baseball season yet! How many kids ever get to become friends with their hero?