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Profiles of Women Past & Present – Mosaic - Nine Women in Sport
Series: Profiles of Women Past & Present – Mosaics - Notable Women. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,380. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
These original monologues describe the lives of nine notable women in sport: Michelle Akers in soccer, Babe D. Zaharias in the Olympics, Jackie Joyner-Kersee in track, Dorothy Kamenshek in baseball, Billie Jean King in tennis, Nancy Lopez in golf, Wilma Rudolph in track, Venus Williams in tennis and Eunice K. Shriver who founded the Special Olympics. Created by the AAUW Thousand Oaks, CA Branch.
Profiles of Women Past & Present – Wilma Rudolph Olympic Gold Medalist (1940 – 1994)
Series: Profiles of Women Past & Present Collection - Women in Sport or Extreme Outdoor Activities. Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This download is a monologue depicting the life of Wilma Rudolph, Olympic Gold Medalist. It includes a version for school-age or adult audiences and one for K-2 students with notes, and more. Profiles of Women Past & Present, created by the AAUW Thousand Oaks, California branch, I to make women's history come alive.
Extreme Ironing 101: A Quick Guide on How to Extreme Iron Step by Step from A to Z
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Extreme sports
The world of extreme sports is evolving every day. Many of us are reinventing the parameters of tradition and creating new ways to do things. In 2016, skateboarding was among several new sports added to the 2020 Olympic line up.
Hot Off the Presses
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,930. Language: American English. Published: August 3, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Sports
A romantic expose of the racial & sexual politics surrounding the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games. What happens to a crusading journalist when he finds himself falling for a closeted gymnast? Only Elliott Mackle, a former Atlanta journalist, could offer such a compelling story of one man's encounters along his path to finding not only love but himself as well. Erotic content and salty language.
A Gay Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,900. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2018 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
A Gay Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is a sexy, surprisingly sweet story about men discovering their true selves in an artificial environment and finding out that love always takes home the gold!
1968
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,510. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History, Nonfiction » History » American
Author Sal Maiorana's historical novel, 1968, is the story of one fictional family, inserted into the dramatic real-life events that took place in 1968, a year regarded as one of the most tumultuous and trans-formative in the nation's history. Sports writer Jack McDonald is the main character, and the book focuses on how sports helped Americans cope with all the upheaval around them.
The Politics Of Sports Business 2017
Series: Sports: The Business and Politics of Sports. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,710. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2018. Categories: Essay » Political
The long time commissioner of the National Basketball Association David Stern, who ran the NBA between 1984 and 2014, once noted that there are three basic needs for a team owner and a league to be successful. Government support. A large local TV contract. Corporate support. The large TV contract in the United States was a product of the 1984 Cable TV Act and the corporate support comes from gover
Redefining ‘Realistic’: Shift Your Perspective, Seize Your Potential, Own Your Story
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 80,840. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation & inspiration, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
What did it take for Heather Moyse to become a three-time Olympian, two-time Olympic gold medallist, and the first Canadian woman, and only the second Canadian ever, to be inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame? She redefined ‘realistic’, seized her potential, and took charge of her own story. Now she wants to help others do the same.
Bolt Action Remedy
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 87,420. Language: American English. Published: October 2, 2017 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
BOLT ACTION REMEDY, a Trevor Galloway Thriller by J.J. Hensley. 1st in series.
With Every Heartbeat: an Opportunity Falls novel
Series: Opportunity Falls. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,430. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
A starry-eyed romantic grows up fast when the man of her TV dreams comes to town. Lust, and secret glances, start to heat amid an enraged father and a kidnapped child.