"Explores the life of Tyler Perry, including his difficult childhood and troubled family life, his rise from a struggling playwright to a movie mogul, the controversy over his works, and his status as an entertainment icon"--Provided by publisher.
Chronicles the history of the Cleveland Cavaliers professional basketball team and provides information about the team's players, coaches, and notable accomplishments. Includes a timeline, team facts and trivia, color photos, a glossary, and further resources.
"For every athlete who uses their platform for charitable, political, and social good, there are many whose unethical or even criminal behavior sends the wrong message. What is the responsibility of athletes to their fans, to their teams, and to their leagues? And how much responsibility do we hold for holding them in such high esteem? The viewpoints in this volume explore this complicated issue"--Provided by publisher.
One of our most fundamental rights as citizens of a democracy is our right to due process of law. This principle provides critical protection against arbitrary rule by the government. The text explores the origins of this very old constitutional principle and how its traditional definition has expanded over time.
Presents a collection of essays discussing the causes and effects of national identity, its link to immigration, and what the future holds for national identity. Includes tables, sidebars, maps, discussion questions, and organizations to contact.
17) Boston Celtics
Chronicles the history of the Boston Celtics professional basketball team and provides information about the team's players, coaches, and notable accomplishments. Includes a timeline, team facts and trivia, color photos, a glossary, and further resources.
This title tells the story of Major League Baseball, from its beginnings more than a century ago to its status today as the home of America's pastime. Readers will learn about the league's greatest stars, coaches, and dynasties, as well as the most iconic ballparks and sport-rocking scandals. Features include infographics, a glossary, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential...