Jackie Robinson, Graphic Biography by Saddleback Educational Publishing

By Saddleback Educational Publishing

Fast moving and easy-to-read, those softcover 32-page image biographies train scholars approximately historic figures: those that lead us into new territory, pursued clinical discoveries; battled injustice and prejudice; and broke down artistic and creative obstacles. those biographies provide various wealthy fundamental and secondary resource fabric to help educating to criteria. utilizing the pix, scholars can turn on earlier knowledgebridge what they already be aware of with what they've got but to profit. Graphically illustrated biographies additionally train inference talents, personality improvement, discussion, transitions, and drawing conclusions. picture biographies within the school room offer an intervention with confirmed good fortune for the suffering reader. beneficial properties: Full-color drawings have interaction the reader. every one biography is whole in 32-pages. Speech bubbles and nonfiction textual content on each web page. strong pictures trap and carry scholar curiosity. Highlights: fast paced nonfiction tales. powerful characters and strong function versions.

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Through more than 80 programs, Safe Horizon serves more than 350,000 New Yorkers annually. One such program is a hotline that women can call to get advice and help. Around 700 women from the New York City area take advantage of this hotline daily. The group also offers shelters for women who escape domestic violence, youth programs, and court-based programs. Compton-Rock’s work with StyleWorks, her nonprofit company, helps to promote a woman’s sense of self, independence, and confidence. The organization assists women as they make the transition from welfare to work.

He wanted to get on a television series, but he was not getting any offers. Rock continued to take movie roles, but they were not of great quality; he took them to pay his bills—not to showcase his talent. In April 1995, Rock decided to leave his agent at the William Morris Agency. Unfortunately he had failed to get a new agent first—and now found himself with no representation. Every agent Rock visited turned down the chance to represent him. The year 1996, though, marked a turning point for Rock.

The Takoma Theatre first opened in 1923 and had flourished for many years as a cinema theater. In the 1980s it was sold to a new owner, who turned it into a stage for live performances. By 1996, however, the theater was presenting very few performances. Rock’s HBO special was Takoma’s first big show in a long time. Rock looked at this special as his last shot to get famous— he put his all into creating a show that people would talk about and remember. The title Bring the Pain came from a song by the rapper Method Man (Clifford Smith).

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