This series celebrates some of the most popular sports played by girls, including basketball, soccer, and volleyball. Also discussed is the sports history, with a focus on the impact of Title IX, a section of the United States Education Amendments of 1972 that forbids gender discrimination in any educational program receiving federal funding. Girls now make up almost 42 percent of all high school athletes, compared to only 7 percent in the year before Title IX. In addition, readers will find information about training, equipment, and rules, plus profiles of notable athletes. High-interest content will engage even reluctant readers. Places a much-needed spotlight on often neglected female athletics and athletes. Will inspire girls and young women to get active, get involved, get competitive, strive for achievement, and seek gender equality.
The Rockets play football on the beach, but Jazz falls asleep. She dreams that the big game is sold out. Will she get to see it? This fiction book (part two of three) has beautiful full-colour illustrations, caption text and speech bubbles. Themed around the world of football, this fiction story is perfect for struggling readers, to help them develop the basics of reading. With an exciting football-related story and a good range of characters, this book will engage and inspire readers who need a structured, systematic, synthetics phonics-based text.
In the autumn of 1873, Isabella Bird embarked by rail from San Francisco's east bay, bound for the Colorado Rockies. A challenging journey, it drove Bird to the utmost physical effort and initiated her lifelong career in what today is called adventure travel. More than one hundred twenty years after their first publication, Isabella Bird's letters to her sister continue to thrill readers with their account of the then-untamed and largely unknown American mountain wilderness.
This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them.
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