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Champion By David Paladino
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Champion is a one-act play about Anthony Campione Jr. who was the first-born grandchild on both sides of Italian-American families. Loved and cherished by his entire family, especially his parents... More > Anthony Sr. and Carol, no one ever questioned his darker skin but it was often ‘logically’ explained away. In his early thirties, after years of personal struggle and living as a "dark-Italian", Anthony unearths the truth about where he comes from and takes a drive to complete his journey of self-discovery. Champion is a compelling true story about courage, the persistence to find truth and unconditional love. Based on the real-life story of David Paladino as heard on NPR's "This American Life" with Ira Glass & Cris Beam.< Less
The Year of Champions By Kaitlyn Auer
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The Story of the 2011 Collinsville High School Marching Band. The Year of Champions is about the memorable season that changed things for one small band program. It was a year destined for great... More > things. The Collinsville Marching band was featured in a nationally-broadcasted commercial and achieved new and grand things for the "High School of Champions." This book was written to provide books about band for musicians who want to read about other bands. This is a true story.< Less
The Year of Champions By Kaitlyn Auer
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It all started with a bet. "I bet you can't even last a day in marching band." The next day, I took my brother's challenge and signed up for marching band. Laced with honest truths about... More > band and Collinsville's unique group of band kids, The Year of Champions tells the story of an unforgettable season for the Collinsville High School Marching Band. It all started with challenges: a bet, tough music, and something to prove. The season ended with a performance that changed the program and a shocking and fortunate string of events that ultimately put Collinsville on the map and tested what the band is truly made of. The Year of Champions is about the memorable season that changed things for one small band program. It was a year destined for great things. The Collinsville Marching band was featured in a nationally-broadcasted commercial and achieved new and grand things for the "High School of Champions." This is a true story.< Less
The Year of Champions By Jim Bennett
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Three true-to-life, sixth grade friends encounter bullies, racial and transgender prejudice, and the untimely death of an admired adult. This inspiring story tells how they find their way through the... More > many challenges of life in middle school. The message is one of encouragement and hope. In the end, they are the champions. Written by a middle school teacher with over twenty years experience. Age: 11 and up< Less
The Beat Years By Ken Champion
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There are all the joys of Ken Champion’s writing here – a vivid depiction of time and place created with painterly skill, telling humour and characters both bound by and railing against... More > society’s expectations. This is a world rich and busy with the banter, camaraderie and cruelty of daily life, with painful truths beneath. At its heart is the story of Ben, coming of age in the East End of the fifties, whose encounter with the adventurous, liberated Beat Years is merely glanced in the pages of Kerouac’s On The Road. His struggle to move beyond the grey predictability and stifling life mapped out for him is shown through his drifting friendship with Johnny who shares his urge to escape and the desire to explore beyond the limits of what’s expected. But both learn that freedom isn't so easy; chances glide past, becoming the roads not travelled as Ben’s life is defined by the choices he makes.< Less
Champion of the Gods By Kevin Butler
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This is the story of the Roman Emperor, Julian, a brave and courageous young man who began his life in a regal yet humble way. Descended from the blood of emperors, he was orphaned from the time of... More > his youth and left to the devices of his tyrant cousin - A villain whose only desire in life was to first acquire and then to hold the power of Rome in his hands. To achieve this end he would stop at nothing – including murder. Julian was only a child when this man rose to power and he unfortunately found himself caught up in the man’s contemptuous ways. Due to his cousin’s devices, Julian spent his early years in confinement. As he grew older, the challenges became even greater until he finally had to take desperate measures in order to survive. For those that do not know the history of Julian, he was the last Pagan Emperor of Rome and nephew of Constantine the Great – The first Christian emperor.< Less
The Life Of A Champion By Joshua Eze
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Chronic diseases—such as heart disease, cancer, and diabetes—are the leading causes of death and disability in the United States. Chronic diseases account for 70% of all deaths in the... More > U.S., which is roughly 1.7 million each year. These diseases also cause major limitations in daily living for almost 1 out of 10 Americans. Although chronic diseases are among the most common and costly health problems, they are also among the most preventable. Adopting healthy behaviors such as eating nutritious foods and being physically active can prevent or control the devastating effects of these diseases.# Champion Ministries exists to prevent people from joining the above statistics. Through our online community we provide free access to support, group accountability, and exercise and fitness resources. Join us, and together will we fight the obesity epidemic and positively affect the quality of life of millions of people by strengthening their spirits, souls, and bodies.< Less
Horse Racing Champions 1 By Pat DeLong
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Horse Racing Champions 1. This is the sequel to Horse Racing Champions, which means 12 more of these incredible equine athletes! A donation is made to a horse rescue organization with the purchase of... More > this calendar. So thank you for helping the horses! The horses are the same as in the previous years, I'm just changing the year.< Less
The Ghost of A Champion & The Bridge of the Heart By John Loria
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A youngster may feel lost or abandoned without the care of a mother; however, he or she may not be able to champion the challenges of the world without the cheers of a father. Chang Chen Columbus... More > grew to be eight years old before he could see his American father, and after only a few days spent with him, the young boy will not be able to see him again. Year after year, the boy will be waiting for his father to come back, but his daddy will not be anywhere to be seen or found by anyone around the world. In time, the longing for his father grows into an image in his heart that becomes, “The Ghost of A Champion.” As a teenage athlete, Chang Chen traveled to NYC to compete in the 200 meter dash championship, but when learned that his father was in the city, financially torn apart and withdrawn from his family memories, the brave young athlete left his coach at the airport and ran off with his Italian cousin to find him. Will Chang Chen Columbus be reunited with his father, and will he win the Gold Medal?< Less
WERE THEY TRULY CHAMPIONS? By Terrence Grant
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This is the true story of Oliver Cabana Jr., Pine Grove Farms in Elma, New York and his world record setting herd of Holstein Cattle. In 1919 Charles Cole confessed that many of the records had been... More > made by 'helping the cows' produce more milk and butter. Cabana then fought with the Holstein-Friesian Association of America for three years before the records were expunged.< Less