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Fast-paced and easy-to-read, these softcover 25-page graphic biographies teach students about historical figures: those who lead us into new territory; pursued scientific discoveries; battled injustice and prejudice; and broke down creative and artistic barriers. These biographies offer a variety of rich primary and secondary source material to support teaching to the standards. Using the graphics, students can activate prior knowledge--bridge what they already know with what they have yet to learn. Graphically illustrated biographies also teach inference skills, character development, dialogue, transitions, and drawing conclusions. Graphic biographies in the classroom provide an intervention with proven success for the struggling reader. 25 pages, FC
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These literary masterpieces are made easy and interesting. This series features classic tales retold with color illustrations to introduce literature to struggling readers. Each 64-page softcover book retains key phrases and quotations from the original classics. The author tells this unforgettable story, which takes place in nineteenth-century England, through the eyes of Black Beauty. The reader will feel the love & cruelty that this great stallion experiences. Beginning with Black Beauty's wonderful life with his master, Squire Gordon, and the kindness of Jerry Barker to the terrible times as a "cab" horse having to tolerate the torture of the "proper" English bearing reins, Black Beauty's story speaks for all animals that can't speak for themselves. 64 pages, FC
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Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro rose from poverty in Portugal to become one of the wealthiest men to ever play football. His father, a poor gardener who drank too much, and his mother, who waited tables and other odd jobs to provide care for four children, recognized his talent early and pulled him from school at a young age so he could devote his boundless energy to the game he loved. Wearing the number seven worn by David Beckham, Ronaldo’s speed, footwork, and skills as a forward and a winger have forged him one of the sport’s most respected players of all time.
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Few footballers are honored to wear the number 10 on their jersey. Pelé, Diego Maradona, and now, Lionel Messi have felt the weight of that number, and all have excelled. With five Ballon d’Ors (French for “golden balls”), awarded for meritorious achievement by FIFA (the Fédération Internationale de Football Association), this shy player from Argentina, one of the youngest ever to play the game professionally, proves that to excel, one must know yourself and push yourself to succeed.
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Fast-paced and easy-to-read, these softcover 25-page graphic biographies teach students about historical figures: those who lead us into new territory; pursued scientific discoveries; battled injustice and prejudice; and broke down creative and artistic barriers. These biographies offer a variety of rich primary and secondary source material to support teaching to the standards. Using the graphics, students can activate prior knowledge--bridge what they already know with what they have yet to learn. Graphically illustrated biographies also teach inference skills, character development, dialogue, transitions, and drawing conclusions. Graphic biographies in the classroom provide an intervention with proven success for the struggling reader. 25 pages, FC
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The Madballs are back, in all their grody, goofy glory! The Screamin' Meemies go head to head with the Horn Heads for a chance to play in the most exciting sporting event in the galaxy . . . The Bizzaro Bowl! The Madballs are pumped for the big match, but when the contraptions go screwy and start blasting Balls out of the field, how can they compete? These orbs may be dirty, but they like to play fair!
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With the Bizarro Bowl sabotaged into total chaos, the Madballs start pranking the heck out of each other to get revenge--what a great plan! Once the smoke clears they discover the real culprits: the headless Torsoids. But are they too late? And what about rush hour traffic? The grosser-than-gross all-new adventure continues!
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The dastardly Torsoid team has blasted the Madballs to a faraway planet where they'll never be able to compete in the Bizarro Bowl! To make matters worse, they're stranded on a planet with their total opposites--adorable, fuzzy creatures known as the HairBalls! Can the two beefing Madballs teams find a way out of this cutesy planet and into the Bizarro Bowl before it's too late?
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The Madballs have made it to the biggest, wackiest intergalactic sporting event--the Bizzaro Bowl! They're facing down their nemesis, the headless Torsoids, who've tried everything to keep them out of the match. Screamin' Meemie and Horn Head have totally different ideas on how to lead the team to victory, but it'll take everything they've got to beat the Torsoids' superior size, not to mention their arms and legs!
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You thought--no, HOPED--those disgusting creepy heads from the '80s were gone forever, but boy, were you wrong! Screamin' Meemie, Bash Brain, Skullface, and the rest of the Madballs are back in this grosser-than-gross new adventure. And with stories by some of the world's most revolting artists, this book is packed with so much mayhem it's almost illegal in several states!
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