Softball Was Invented for Girls to Show Boys How Its Done

Author: Clarissa Hanshaw
ISBN: 1724870300
Release Date: 2018-08-07

A Great Gift For Softball Players and Coaches If you're looking for a gift for the softball player on your list or a neat gift for the coach, this is a great notebook. The lined notebook provides ample room to jot down plays, to make a to-do list, or just to doodle endlessly while waiting at practice. Cleats, gloves, socks, and pants a great gifts, but this composition book lets the star keep track of everything important Need more motivation both on and off the field? Can't keep your plays and notes straight? Notebooks are quick and easy way to do this and more. Add to cart now: * Uniquely designed cover * Plenty of space for stickers and notes * Easy portability with soft cover so you can throw it in a gym bag or backpack Organize Your Game Notes and Spy On The Competition Write down those plays that you just can't remember or, better yet, when you're out scouting use it to jot down your competition's plays, their key players, and, most importantly, where the concession stand is. Track Your Stats We all know how important tracking stats is, so why not do it in this awesome baseball journal. Batting Average, Home Runs, RBIs, Runs Scored, Stolen Bases there's plenty of space within the pages of this composition notebook to track it all. Product Details: ° 100 8.5 x 11" wide ruled pages ° High quality 55# paper

Who Has What

Author: Robie H. Harris
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 9780763629311
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

The trusted, New York Times best-selling author of It's Perfectly Normal presents the first in a charming and reassuring new picture book series for preschoolers that answers questions that many children ask about themselves and their friends in an entertaining and straightforward way.

The Dangerous Book for Boys

Author: Conn Iggulden
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 9780061243585
Release Date: 2007-05-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

The bestselling book for every boy from eight to eighty, covering essential boyhood skills such as building tree houses*, learning how to fish, finding true north, and even answering the age old question of what the big deal with girls is. In this digital age there is still a place for knots, skimming stones and stories of incredible courage. This book recaptures Sunday afternoons, stimulates curiosity, and makes for great father-son activities. The brothers Conn and Hal have put together a wonderful collection of all things that make being young or young at heart fun—building go-carts and electromagnets, identifying insects and spiders, and flying the world's best paper airplanes. The completely revised American Edition includes: The Greatest Paper Airplane in the World The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World The Five Knots Every Boy Should Know Stickball Slingshots Fossils Building a Treehouse* Making a Bow and Arrow Fishing (revised with US Fish) Timers and Tripwires Baseball's "Most Valuable Players" Famous Battles-Including Lexington and Concord, The Alamo, and Gettysburg Spies-Codes and Ciphers Making a Go-Cart Navajo Code Talkers' Dictionary Girls Cloud Formations The States of the U.S. Mountains of the U.S. Navigation The Declaration of Independence Skimming Stones Making a Periscope The Ten Commandments Common US Trees Timeline of American History * For more information on building treehouses, visit and or see "Treehouses You Can Actually Build" by David Stiles

Third Coast

Author: Roni Sarig
Publisher: Da Capo Press
ISBN: 9780306814303
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Music

The first in-depth look at a regional phenomenon that has exploded into a worldwide sensation: Dirty South Hip Hop

Sweaty Suits of Armor

Author: Chana Stiefel
Publisher: Enslow Publishing, LLC
ISBN: 0766037843
Release Date: 2012-01-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Go back in time to find out what real life was like for knights of the Middle Ages.

King of the Queen City

Author: Jon Hartley Fox
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 9780252091278
Release Date: 2010-10-01
Genre: Music

King of the Queen City is the first comprehensive history of King Records, one of the most influential independent record companies in the history of American music. Founded by businessman Sydney Nathan in the mid-1940s, this small outsider record company in Cincinnati, Ohio, attracted a diverse roster of artists, including James Brown, the Stanley Brothers, Grandpa Jones, Redd Foxx, Earl Bostic, Bill Doggett, Ike Turner, Roy Brown, Freddie King, Eddie Vinson, and Johnny "Guitar" Watson. While other record companies concentrated on one style of music, King was active in virtually all genres of vernacular American music, from blues and R & B to rockabilly, bluegrass, western swing, and country. A progressive company in a reactionary time, King was led by an interracial creative and executive staff that redefined the face and voice of American music as well as the way it was recorded and sold. Drawing on personal interviews, research in newspapers and periodicals, and deep access to the King archives, Jon Hartley Fox weaves together the elements of King's success, focusing on the dynamic personalities of the artists, producers, and key executives such as Syd Nathan, Henry Glover, and Ralph Bass. The book also includes a foreword by legendary guitarist, singer, and songwriter Dave Alvin.

The Jazz of the Southwest

Author: Jean A. Boyd
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 0292708602
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Music

They may wear cowboy hats and boots and sing about "faded love," but western swing musicians have always played jazz! From Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys to Asleep at the Wheel, western swing performers have played swing jazz on traditional country instruments, with all of the required elements of jazz, and some of the best solo improvisation ever heard. In this book, Jean A. Boyd explores the origins and development of western swing as a vibrant current in the mainstream of jazz. She focuses in particular on the performers who made the music, drawing on personal interviews with some fifty living western swing musicians. From pioneers such as Cliff Bruner and Eldon Shamblin to current performers such as Johnny Gimble, the musicians make important connections between the big band swing jazz they heard on the radio and the western swing they created and played across the Southwest from Texas to California. From this first-hand testimony, Boyd re-creates the world of western swing-the dance halls, recording studios, and live radio shows that broadcast the music to an enthusiastic listening audience. Although the performers typically came from the same rural roots that nurtured country music, their words make it clear that they considered themselves neither "hillbillies" nor "country pickers," but jazz musicians whose performance approach and repertory were no different from those of mainstream jazz. This important aspect of the western swing story has never been told before.

Tough Guys Have Feelings Too

Author: Keith Negley
Publisher: Nobrow Press
ISBN: 1909263664
Release Date: 2015-10

Explains through simple text and colorful illustrations that tough guys have the same feelings as you and I.

The Boys in the Boat

Author: Daniel James Brown
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101622742
Release Date: 2013-06-04
Genre: Sports & Recreation

The #1 New York Times–bestselling story about American Olympic triumph in Nazi Germany and now the inspiration for the PBS documentary “The Boys of ‘36” For readers of Unbroken, out of the depths of the Depression comes an irresistible story about beating the odds and finding hope in the most desperate of times—the improbable, intimate account of how nine working-class boys from the American West showed the world at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin what true grit really meant. It was an unlikely quest from the start. With a team composed of the sons of loggers, shipyard workers, and farmers, the University of Washington’s eight-oar crew team was never expected to defeat the elite teams of the East Coast and Great Britain, yet they did, going on to shock the world by defeating the German team rowing for Adolf Hitler. The emotional heart of the tale lies with Joe Rantz, a teenager without family or prospects, who rows not only to regain his shattered self-regard but also to find a real place for himself in the world. Drawing on the boys’ own journals and vivid memories of a once-in-a-lifetime shared dream, Brown has created an unforgettable portrait of an era, a celebration of a remarkable achievement, and a chronicle of one extraordinary young man’s personal quest. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Benji s Messy Room

Author: Diane N. Quintana
Publisher: Page Publishing Inc
ISBN: 9781682132340
Release Date: 2016-02-19
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Benji is your average, active five year old little boy. He loves to play in his room. Sometimes his room turns into a real mess! Benji doesn't know where to begin when his mother asks him to pick up his room. Read to find out how Benji's mother helps him accomplish this seemingly overwhelming task. The authors took some basic organizational strategies and applied them to the common task of picking up a room. Break projects down into small manageable steps Sort like with like Cull collections Assign a place or a home for belongings Reward for jobs completed

The War Against Boys

Author: Christina Hoff Sommers
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781501125423
Release Date: 2015-09-01
Genre: Education

An updated and revised edition of the controversial classic--now more relevant than ever--argues that boys are the ones languishing socially and academically, resulting in staggering social and economic costs. Girls and women were once second-class citizens in the nation's schools. Americans responded w ith concerted efforts to give girls and women the attention and assistance that was long overdue. Now, after two major waves of feminism and decades of policy reform, women have made massive strides in education. Today they outperform men in nearly every measure of social, academic, and vocational well-being. Christina Hoff Sommers contends that it's time to take a hard look at present-day realities and recognize that boys need help. Called "provocative and controversial . . . impassioned and articulate" ("The Christian Science M"onitor), this edition of "The War Against Boys" offers a new preface and six radically revised chapters, plus updates on the current status of boys throughout the book. Sommers argues that the problem of male underachievement is persistent and worsening. Among the new topics Sommers tackles: how the war against boys is harming our economic future, and how boy-averse trends such as the decline of recess and zero-tolerance disciplinary policies have turned our schools into hostile environments for boys. As our schools become more feelings-centered, risk-averse, competition-free, and sedentary, they move further and further from the characteristic needs of boys. She offers realistic, achievable solutions to these problems that include boy-friendly pedagogy, character and vocational education, and the choice of single-sex classrooms. "The War Against Boys" is an incisive, rigorous, and heartfelt argument in favor of recognizing and confronting a new reality: boys are languishing in education and the price of continued neglect is economically and socially prohibitive.

Rock Stars Sunny Day

Author: Courtney Carbone
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9781524768621
Release Date: 2018
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Sunny and her friends form a rock band and enter the talent show, but when her drumset goes missing, Sunny must improvise.

Police Officer

Author: Giovanni Caviezel
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated
ISBN: 0764162217
Release Date: 2009-03-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Outlines some of the things police officers do to keep the community safe.