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Friday Night Fighter

By Troy Rondinone
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  • Publisher : University of Illinois Press
  • Isbn : 0252094662
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
  • Reads : 285
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Friday Night Fighter relives a lost moment in American postwar history, when boxing ruled as one of the nation's most widely televised sports. During the 1950s and 1960s, viewers tuned in weekly, sometimes even daily, to watch widely-recognized fighters engage in primordial battle, with the Gillette Cavalcade of Sports Friday Night Fights being the most popular fight show. Troy Rondinone follows the dual narratives of the Friday Night Fights show and the individual story of Gaspar "Indio" Ortega, a boxer who appeared on primetime network television more than almost any other boxer in history. From humble beginnings growing up poor in Tijuana, Mexico, Ortega personified the phenomenon of postwar boxing at its greatest, appearing before audiences of millions to battle the biggest names of the time, such as Carmen Basilio, Tony DeMarco, Chico Vejar, Benny "Kid" Paret, Emile Griffith, Kid Gavilan, Florentino Fernández, and Luis Manuel Rodriguez. Rondinone explores the factors contributing to the success of televised boxing, including the rise of television entertainment, the role of a "reality" blood sport, Cold War masculinity, changing attitudes toward race in America, and the influence of organized crime. At times evoking the drama and spectacle of the Friday Night Fights themselves, this volume is a lively examination of a time in history when Americans crowded around their sets to watch the main event.

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Chance Fortune and the Outlaws

By Shane Berryhill
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Isbn : 1429992093
  • Pages : 272
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 760
  • File Pdf: chance-fortune-and-the-outlaws.pdf

Book Summary:

For as long as he can remember, fourteen-year-old Joshua Blevins has wanted to be a superhero. He has the brains, the passion, and the heart. There's only one problem: he doesn't have any superpowers. But Josh isn't about to let that stop him. Determined not to give up on his dream, Josh enlists the aid of his mentor, Captain Fearless, a retired costumed adventurer, to gain entrance to the Burlington Academy for the Superhuman under the false identity of Chance Fortune—a superhuman with the power of having unnaturally good luck. Masquerading as Chance, Josh rises among the ranks of his fellow students at the Academy, eventually becoming the leader of his own combat team, the Outlaws. Together, Chance and his teammates Psy-Chick, Shocker, Gothika, Space Cadet, Iron Maiden, and Private Justice make new friends, battle new enemies, and ultimately find themselves caught up in a struggle for the fate of the universe. Can Chance and the Outlaws save the universe—AND survive their freshman year? At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Screen-Free Fun

By Shannon Philpott-Sanders
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 1507206003
  • Pages : 224
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Reads : 391
  • File Pdf: screen-free-fun.pdf

Book Summary:

Fight back against boredom and keep your kids busy and entertained—without staring at a screen—with this handy collection of family activities ranging from DIY projects to outdoor adventures to easy daytrips. While technology often offers a quick and easy parenting solution to keep children entertained, too much screen time can negatively affect developmental and social skills, and even lead back to the original problem—boredom. Screen-Free Fun offers over 400 ideas to disconnect from tech devices and reconnect with our families in a healthier way. You and your child can pick from DIY activities to games to weekend outings. Since many of the activities work well for kids at various ages, your family will be able to grow along with the different projects and make plans for both younger and older siblings alike. You can try indoor projects like homemade slime, outdoor activities like building a fort, or learn more about your favorite destinations with activities like a scavenger hunt in your neighborhood or an i-spy game at the zoo. There is also space for your family to add your own favorite activities so you never forget a great idea or memory! From summer vacation to holiday breaks and every rainy day in between, with this book you and your family will always have something fun to do together—without ever having to resort to a tablet, phone, or computer.

Regie’s Rainbow Adventure®

By National Kidney Foundation of Michigan
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Front Edge Publishing
  • Isbn : 1942011660
  • Pages : 108
  • Category : Health & Fitness
  • Reads : 879
  • File Pdf: regie-s-rainbow-adventure.pdf

Book Summary:

These days, millions of kids—and adults—love superheroes. Regie’s Rainbow Adventure® tells the truly amazing story of how a creative team at the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan invented a broccoli-shaped superhero and sent him into classrooms to help young children learn the importance of eating fruits and vegetables as they also more physically active. While fun and fanciful, this is serious stuff. For more than half a century, the National Kidney Foundation has fought against the leading causes of kidney disease, including obesity, hypertension and diabetes. In recent years, however, nationwide research has revealed an increase in these diseases in early childhood. So, the Foundation turned to a colorful, creative campaign featuring this green-haired, broccoli-shaped superhero named Regie. In the pages of this book, you’ll get an insider’s view of how this team created Regie. You’ll learn about the serious issues they are confronting in early childhood. Then, you’ll hear from the creative people who continue to develop Regie’s story, his image and his classroom activities. You’ll also visit a classroom with the team and see how the Regie program interacts with these young children. It’s an exciting adventure and this unique book provides lots of ideas readers can use to consider bringing such a program to their communities.

The Fake Cape Caper

By Greg Trine
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Square Fish
  • Isbn : 1250104742
  • Pages : 144
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 912
  • File Pdf: the-fake-cape-caper.pdf

Book Summary:

When Melvin goes to Las Vegas for the Superhero's Convention, Candace is left in charge of Los Angeles. Between the horrible bullies at school and the devious and sinister Spaz brothers (Major and his brother, Big), Candace has her hands very full. And someone has stolen her cape! How will she stop all the bad guys before the city is overrun with crime? The super-sidekick gets her turn in the spotlight in this fifth hilarious book in the Melvin Beederman series.

Death Rolls the Dice

By Gail Oust
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Beyond The Page
  • Isbn : 1940846676
  • Pages : 166
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 185
  • File Pdf: death-rolls-the-dice.pdf

Book Summary:

“Far superior . . . this uniquely capricious mystery will engage readers from the very first page to the surprising conclusion.” —Publishers Weekly on Murder Is Dicey Welcome to Serenity Cove, a peaceful Southern community where the residents like to play dice, play golf and, when foul play moves in, play detective. When it comes to gardening, Kate McCall is known for having a brown thumb, but when the Serenity Cove garden club hosts an event featuring a celebrity botanist—who’s also a former college roommate of Kate’s friend Rita—she plants herself in the audience with all the other Bunco Babes. Before the evening can even get off the ground, though, the guest speaker and her boyfriend are rushed to the hospital with food poisoning, where he eventually dies. Convinced that her boyfriend’s death was no accident and that she too was meant to die, the famous botanist begs Kate to investigate. Glad to have a chance to use her newly acquired detective skills, Kate starts digging for clues—even when that means adding Rita to the list of suspects. And as the trail grows more tangled and treacherous, Kate realizes she’ll have to weed out the killer quick, before she’s the next thing they plant in the ground. This book was originally published under the title Shake, Murder and Roll. Praise for Rosemary and Crime by Gail Oust! “[A] quality first in a Southern cozy series. . . . This is a must-read for fans of Carolyn Hart’s Death on Demand series, as well as those who like culinary mysteries.” —Publishers Weekly “Gail Oust has crafted an excellent mystery. . . . Truly a cut above—and highly recommended!” —Donna Andrews, New York Times bestselling author of Hen of the Baskervilles “Fans of Jenn McKinlay and Ellery Adams will want to add this series to their reading lists.” —Booklist “Gail Oust has whipped up a killer read. . . . Rosemary and Crime is a character-driven zip zap of a tale with a robust mystery that readers will relish.” —Jenn McKinlay, New York Times bestselling author of Book, Line, and Sinker “A delicious new mystery series guaranteed to make you hungry for more. Gail Oust’s warm, witty characters bring southern charm to life.” —Krista Davis, national bestselling author of The Diva Digs Up the Dirt “Gail Oust has created a delicious new addition to the world of cozy mysteries. I'm definitely adding her to my must-read list.” —Jacklyn Brady, national bestselling author of Arsenic and Old Cake

Emotionally Powerful

By Selina A. Fenech
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Fairies and Fantasy Pty Ltd
  • Isbn : 0648542742
  • Pages : 200
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Reads : 876
  • File Pdf: emotionally-powerful.pdf

Book Summary:

Everything Olivia loves is being destroyed. She and her empath friends are being hunted, drained of power, and left for dead by an unstoppable foe. Olivia's entire life is trapped in the hands of a super-villain determined to crush her physically and mentally. Love, hope, and trust are her only weapons left against this callous, powerful evil. With superpowers controlled by emotions, can one heart be large enough to drive back the darkness? Emotionally Powerful is book 3 in the young adult superhero series, The Empath Chronicles. If you like non-stop action, super-charged romance, and dire consequences, then you'll love this tale from award-winning author S.A. Fenech. Order now and join the world of the Empaths today.

Empath Chronicles - Series Omnibus

By Selina A. Fenech
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Fairies and Fantasy Pty Ltd
  • Isbn : 0648708047
  • Pages : 703
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Reads : 182
  • File Pdf: empath-chronicles-series-omnibus.pdf

Book Summary:

Emotions are powerful. A group of empathic teenagers discover they can do more than just sense emotions. They can absorb them to gain superpowers. Supernatural strength, speed, healing, and more … driven by hate, fear, and love. Olivia and her friends soon find themselves in a world of dangerous con-artists, shadowy soul-sucking villains, and secret organisations. When the strongest are those with the most ability to feel, can one heart be large enough to triumph over evil? If you like non-stop action, super-charged romance, and inspiring heroism, then you'll love this tale of young adult superheroes. This omnibus contains the complete Empath Chronicles trilogy from award-winning author Selina Fenech- Book 1 - Emotionally Charged Book 2 - Emotionally Unstable Book 3 - Emotionally Powerful Grab your copy and join the world of the Empaths today.

The Extraordinary Colors of Auden Dare

By Zillah Bethell
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Feiwel & Friends
  • Isbn : 1250094054
  • Pages : 288
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 762
  • File Pdf: the-extraordinary-colors-of-auden-dare.pdf

Book Summary:

A beautiful friendship and coming-of-age story in middle-grade, The Extraordinary Colors of Auden Dare by Zillah Bethell is lightly futuristic, and deeply compelling. Auden Dare is colorblind and lives in a world where water is scarce and families must live on a weekly, allocated supply. When Auden’s uncle, the scientist Dr. Bloom, suddenly dies, he leaves a note to Auden and to his classmate Vivi Rookmini. Together, the notes lead them to Paragon—a robot. As Auden, Vivi, and Paragon try to uncover Paragon’s purpose and put together the clues Dr. Bloom left behind, they find out that Dr. Bloom's death was anything but innocent, that powerful people are searching for Paragon—and that it's up to Auden and Vivi to stop them.

Tree Dreams

By Kristin Kaye
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : SparkPress
  • Isbn : 1943006474
  • Pages : 208
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 379
  • File Pdf: tree-dreams.pdf

Book Summary:

When seventeen-year-old Jade Reynolds witnesses a violent clash between a protesting tree sitter and a local logger, she runs as far as she can from the battles that plague her home and from the mysteries of the redwood forest. But the ancient redwoods are embedded in her psyche—she feels their call even in the dark and forgotten back alleys of Portland, Oregon where she’s hiding out. She soon becomes entangled with a lovable misfit and a band of radical slackers, environmentalists, and anarchists, and finds herself living 100 feet high in the canopy of a redwood grove, trying to decide whose side she’s on: the logging community she’s known her entire life or the environmentalists who are risking their lives for the future of the forest. To find a way beyond the division between Us and Them, Jade turns to the ancient trees themselves—and the thread-thin web that connects us all. Tree Dreams is an eco-literary, coming of age novel relevant for teenagers and adults alike, for this rite of passage asks the same of us all—whatever our age or life stage, we each must discover our one true voice, and learn how to offer it to the world.

The Murder by Month Romcom Mystery Summer Bundle

By Jess Lourey
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Toadhouse Books, LLC
  • Isbn : 1948584379
  • Pages : 866
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 792
  • File Pdf: the-murder.pdf

Book Summary:

✨ Let these romcom mysteries take you away...to a cozy world of romance, humor, and happy endings! ✨ When Mira James' father chose alcohol over his family, the pain about crushed her. She hurried away from the small town where everyone knew her business and built a new life, one short on friends but long on emotional safety. When she catches her bass-playing boyfriend tuning another woman’s instrument, though, the life she's carefully crafted comes crashing down. She's that abandoned girl all over again, fleeing to a tiny town very much like the one she'd escaped. There, she’s shocked to discover a wonderful job as a temporary librarian, great friends, and Johnny, the kind, uber-sexy gardener who seems fated to be her one true love. It’s too bad about the clock ticking on her stay. That, and the alarming number of murders. WARNING: Belly laughs, suspense, clumsy romance, and a good-hearted crew dying to become your new best friends lie within these pages. Do not open until you're ready to escape into a laugh-out-loud, page-turning adventure! This convenient bundle includes these four, bingeworthy, full-length novels, which are the first four books in the series: May Day June Bug Knee High by the Fourth of July August Moon ⭐ "Get started on this Lefty-nominated series if you've previously missed it!" ―Library Journal (starred review) ⭐ Jess Lourey named to Book Riot's "10 Funny Mystery Authors Like Janet Evanovich" list!