The Contender

#ad
HarperCollins #ad - There he learns it’s the effort, not the win, that makes the boxer—that before you can be a champion, you have to be a contender. Ala best of the best books for young adults * ala notable Children’s Book * New York Public Library Books for the Teen Age. He’s a high-school dropout, and his grocery store job is leading nowhere.

The breakthrough modern sports novel The Contender shows readers the true meaning of being a hero. This acclaimed novel by celebrated sportswriter Robert Lipsyte, the recipient of the Margaret A. Some street kids are after him for something he didn’t even do. So alfred begins going to Donatelli’s Gym, a boxing club in Harlem that has trained champions.

The Contender #ad - His best friend is sinking further and further into drug addiction. Edwards award for lifetime achievement in YA fiction, is the story of a young boxer in Harlem who overcomes hardships and finds hope in the ring on his path to becoming a contender. Alfred Brooks is scared.

#ad



CliffsNotes on Lipsyte's The Contender Cliffsnotes Literature Guides

#ad
Cliffs Notes #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Other features that help you figure out this important work includelife and background of the author, and the author's writing styleA review section that tests your knowledge and suggests essay topicsA Resource Center full of books, publications, Robert LipsyteIntroduction to the book with a synopsis, and character mapSummaries, films, critical commentaries, major themes, and glossaries for each chapterCritical essays focusing on setting, character list, and Internet resourcesClassic literature or modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

The original cliffsnotes study guides offer a look into critical elements and ideas within classic works of literature. In cliffsnotes on the contender, you look into a moral tale that emphasizes the importance of the fight over the prize, the quality of the struggle over the outcome. Following the development of the novel's protagonist, this study guide's in-depth character analysis covers the coming-of-age of a high school dropout who literally fights young boxers and figuratively braves the inner battles of peer pressure.

#ad



If I Ever Get Out of Here

#ad
Arthur A. Levine Books #ad - Lewis "shoe" blake is used to the joys and difficulties of life on the Tuscarora Indian reservation in 1975: the joking, the Fireball games, the snow blowing through his roof. He also has to deal with the vicious Evan Reininger, who makes Lewis the special target of his wrath. As the boys connect through their mutual passion for music, especially the Beatles, Lewis has to lie more and more to hide the reality of his family's poverty from George.

But when everyone else is on evan's side, how can he be defeated? And if George finds out the truth about Lewis's home -- will he still be his friend? Used book in Good Condition. What he's not used to is white people being nice to him -- people like George Haddonfield, whose family recently moved to town with the Air Force.

#ad



Red Kayak

#ad
Puffin Books #ad - Puffin. Used book in Good Condition. Soon, brady discovers the terrible truth behind the kayak’s sinking, and it will change the lives of those he loves forever. But developers and rich families are moving into the area, like the DiAngelos, and while Brady befriends some of them, his parents and friends are bitter about the changes.

Red Kayak #ad - Tragedy strikes when the diAngelos’ kayak overturns in the bay, and Brady wonders if it was more than an accident. Brady loves life on the Chesapeake Bay with his friends J. T. And Digger. Priscilla cummings deftly weaves a suspenseful tale of three teenagers caught in a wicked web of deception.

#ad



The Pearl

#ad
Penguin Books #ad - There it lay, the great pearl, perfect as the moon. Like his father and grandfather before him, kino is a poor diver, Juana, gathering pearls from the gulf beds that once brought great wealth to the Kings of Spain and now provide Kino, and their infant son with meager subsistence. Penguin Books. Then, kino emerges from the sea with a pearl as large as a sea gull's egg, on a day like any other, as "perfect as the moon.

With the pearl comes hope, the promise of comfort and of security. A story of classic simplicity, based on a Mexican folk tale, the darkest depths of evil, The Pearl explores the secrets of man's nature, and the luminous possibilities of love. Puffin. Used book in Good Condition.

#ad



The Outsiders

#ad
Speak #ad - E. No one ever said life was easy. Hinton's classic story of a boy who finds himself on the outskirts of regular society remains as powerful today as it was the day it was first published. The outsiders transformed young-adult fiction from a genre mostly about prom queens, football players and high school crushes to one that portrayed a darker, truer world.

The new york times"Taut with tension, filled with drama. The chicago Tribune"A classic coming-of-age book. Philadelphia daily newsa new york herald tribune best teenage booka chicago Tribune Book World Spring Book Festival Honor BookAn ALA Best Book for Young AdultsWinner of the Massachusetts Children's Book Award Used book in Good Condition.

The Outsiders #ad - 50 years of an iconic classic! This international bestseller and inspiration for a beloved movie is a heroic story of friendship and belonging. And he knows that he can count on his friends—true friends who would do anything for him, like Johnny and Two-Bit. But not on much else besides trouble with the Socs, a vicious gang of rich kids whose idea of a good time is beating up on “greasers” like Ponyboy.

Speak. He knows that he can count on his brothers, Darry and Sodapop. S.

#ad



Our Town: A Play in Three Acts Perennial Classics

#ad
Harper Perennial Modern Classics #ad - Our town was first produced and published in 1938 to wide acclaim. Penguin Books. It is thornton Wilder's most renowned and most frequently performed play. Puffin. Speak. Used book in Good Condition. This pulitzer prize–winning drama of life in the town of Grover 's Corners, an allegorical representation of all life, has become a classic.

Our Town: A Play in Three Acts Perennial Classics #ad - Harper Perennial. It is now reissued in this handsome hardcover edition, featuring a new Foreword by Donald Margulies, who writes, "You are holding in your hands a great American play. Possibly the great American play. In addition, tappan wilder has written an eye-opening new Afterword, which includes Thornton Wilder's unpublished notes and other illuminating photographs and documentary material.

#ad



Deathwatch

#ad
Laurel Leaf #ad - An exciting novel of suspense, based on a fight to the finish between an honest and courageous young man and a cynical business tycoon who believes that anything can be had for a price. Horn Book. Speak. Penguin Books. Puffin. Used book in Good Condition. An ala best of the best books for young adults, edgar allan poe mystery Writers Award, A New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year, New York Public Library--Books for the Teen Age.

Deathwatch #ad - Harper Perennial.

#ad



The Most Important Thing You'll Ever Study, Volume 34: A Survey of the Bible: Vols.3-4: The New Testament

#ad
Crossway Books #ad - The Most Important Thing You'll Ever Study, Volume 34: A Survey of the Bible: Vols.3-4: The New Testament #ad - This study series is designed to summarize the message of the Bible, encouraging middle and high school students to explore God's Word for themselves. Used book in Good Condition. Puffin. Speak. In this two-volume survey of the new testament, teaching students about important themes such as God's role as the main character in his own story, Meade leads young teens through the Bible from the Gospels to Revelation, the fulfillment of the promises of God, and the relationship between Scripture's divine inspiration and human authorship.

. However, author starr meade contends that God's Word is the most important thing a Christian will ever study. Harper Perennial. Penguin Books. The bible is often weakly emphasized or even neglected in the education of our children.

#ad



Kon-Tiki: Across the Pacific in a Raft

#ad
Simon & Schuster #ad - Puffin. Harper Perennial. Translated into sixty-five languages, Kon-Tiki is a classic, inspiring tale of daring and courage—a magnificent saga of men against the sea. This edition includes a foreword by the author and a unique visual essay of the voyage. After three months on the open sea, encountering raging storms, and sharks, whales, they sighted land—the Polynesian island of Puka Puka.

. Penguin Books. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. He decided to prove his theory by duplicating the legendary voyage. Intrigued by polynesian folklore, led by a mythical hero, biologist Thor Heyerdahl suspected that the South Sea Islands had been settled by an ancient race from thousands of miles to the east, Kon-Tiki.

Kon-Tiki: Across the Pacific in a Raft #ad - Speak. On april 28, 1947, heyerdahl and five other adventurers sailed from Peru on a balsa log raft. Now a major motion picture, kon-Tiki is the record of Thor Heyerdahl’s astonishing three-month voyage across the Pacific. Kon-tiki is the record of an astonishing adventure—a journey of 4, 300 nautical miles across the Pacific Ocean by raft.

#ad



The Giver 1 Giver Quartet

#ad
HMH Books for Young Readers #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Harper Perennial. Lois lowry has written three companion novels to The Giver, including Gathering Blue, Messenger, and Son. Paperback. Speak. Used book in Good Condition. A pbs great american read top 100 pickthe giver, the 1994 Newbery Medal winner, has become one of the most influential novels of our time.

The Giver 1 Giver Quartet #ad - The haunting story centers on twelve-year-old Jonas, who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment. Puffin. Penguin Books. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver of Memory does he begin to understand the dark, complex secrets behind his fragile community.

#ad