Little League Heroes

Little League Heroes

Joe Jackson

History

Young, passionate, and courageous boys are taught valuable lessons in a magical season that interjects into their personal lives this wonderful game we call baseball. In the intersection of their lives with the game of Little League baseball will they be able to take home the biggest prize of all?When Little League baseball players take the field nothing else matters. Who you are and where you come from is cast aside when these young 10 - 13 year old ballplayers hear the umpire cry out, "Play Ball." Can a little talent, lots of guts, and a dose of baseball sense allow these young players to become a team and make it a season to remember?In this true to life story, a season of Little League baseball takes center stage in the lives of young 10 - 13 year old ball players. Michael cannot wait for the first game to begin but he recognizes some festering tension. Their ace pitcher has a fastball that sings, yet Carlos the catcher and Jake the right fielder want to clash when they should be clicking. What will it take for these young baseball players to set aside their differences? Can they do it in time with the big game approaching?Young and courageous 10 -13 year old baseball players are taught valuable lessons in a magical summer that interjects into their personal lives the wonderful game called Little League baseball.In the intersection of their lives with the game of Little League baseball will they be able to take home the biggest prize of all?
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Little League Softball Champs

Little League Softball Champs

Joe Jackson

History

The crack of the bat creates drama on the diamond and that drama can bleed off the field, into the lives of the players, coaches, parents, and fans. With fast-paced action merging with the real world of young 10 - 13 year old females and their competitive spirit and passion of winning fastpitch softball games, can they find the determination they need to bring home the ultimate prize?A FASTPITCH SOFTBALL BOOK FOR GIRLS or THE GIRL IN YOU --- Toni EvansThe crack of the bat creates drama on the diamond and in a girls fastpitch softball league, the drama can bleed off the field and into the lives of the players, coaches, parents, and fans. With fast-paced fastpitch action, the umpire screams "PLAY BALL." The games begin, merging the real world of young 10 - 13 year old females with their competitive spirit and passion for winning fastpitch softball games.Imagine their emotional excitement, their egos flying while the dust settles. Their pain and their joy, will it finally merge with their dream? Can it provide them with the determination they need to bring home the ultimate prize?How they deal with the most important issue will surprise us all.
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The Thief at the End of the World

The Thief at the End of the World

Joe Jackson

History

The amazing tale of one of history's most daring acts of biopiracy-and how it changed history In this thrilling real-life account of bravery, greed, obsession, and ultimate betrayal, award- winning writer Joe Jackson brings to life the story of fortune hunter Henry Wickham and his collaboration with the empire that fueled, then abandoned him. In 1876, Wickham smuggled 70,000 rubber tree seeds out of the rainforests of Brazil and delivered them to Victorian England's most prestigious scientists at Kew Gardens. The story of how Wickham got his hands on those seeds-and the history-making consequences-is the stuff of legend. The Thief at the End of the World is an exciting true story of reckless courage and ambition that perfectly captures the essential nature of Great Britain's colonial adventure in South America.
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