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The Crow And The Pitcher

Author : Emma Carlson Berne
ISBN : 9781684103669
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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A modern song retells the fable of the thirsty crow who uses her ingenuity to solve the problem of how to drink from a pitcher when the water level is too low. Includes a brief introduction to Aesop, sheet music, glossary, discussion questions, and further reading.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Pitcher Is Broken

Author : Steven W. Holloway
ISBN : 9780567636713
Genre : Religion
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This is a volume of tributes and essays in memory of G÷sta W. Ahlstr÷m, Professor of Old Testament in the Divinity School and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations Department of the University of Chicago. Nineteen essays written by former students and colleagues deal with the history and archaeology of Iron Age Palestine and the ancient Near East, the Deuteronomistic History, and the history of Old Testament studies. Six tributes read at his memorial service, his final bibliography and a list of the dissertations he chaired combine to yield a montage of the scholar as teacher, character, and friend.
Category: Religion

The Pitcher

Author : Mitchell Frogge
ISBN : 9781462096701
Genre : Fiction
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John Roberts was the best baseball player of generation, but he never went professional. After not playing for 16 years he sneaks in the spring training and earns a place on the Indianapolis Comets. He lands a contract where he is allowed to choose which games he pitches until he looses. He starts with the first game of the season. However, in mid-April team management discovers John dark secret, one that will only allow possibly the most talented player of all time to play for one season. John is helped in his quest by old friends from high school and new ones in the form of the Indianapolis Comets players, coaches, and owner. He plays the entire summer, leading his team into the playoffs even as the team management fights to keep his secret hidden from the league and the press. In October, John gathers what strength he has left to face the World Series and the terrible exposure of his secret.
Category: Fiction

Pini The Pitcher

Author : Batya Osterbach
ISBN : 1932687513
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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When the Greeks destroy the Beit HaMikdash, all of the pitchers holding olive oil to light the Golden Menorah are broken, except for Pini.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Pitcher And The Dictator

Author : Averell Smith
ISBN : 9781496206695
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Soon after Satchel Paige arrived at spring training in 1937 to pitch for the Pittsburgh Crawfords, he and five of his teammates, including Josh Gibson and Cool Papa Bell, were lured to the Dominican Republic with the promise of easy money to play a short baseball tournament in support of the country's dictator, Rafael Trujillo. As it turned out, the money wasn't so easy. After Paige and his friends arrived on the island, they found themselves under the thumb of Trujillo, known by Dominicans for murdering those who disappointed him. In the initial games, the Ciudad Trujillo all-star team floundered. Living outside the shadow of segregation, Satchel and his recruits spent their nights carousing and their days dropping close games to their rivals, who were also stocked with great players. Desperate to restore discipline, Trujillo tapped the leader of his death squads to become part of the team management. The American players believed they might be lined up and shot if they lost the tournament. When Paige's team ultimately rallied to win, it barely registered with Trujillo, who a few months later ordered the killings of fifteen thousand Haitians at the border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Paige and his teammates returned to the states to face banishment from the Negro Leagues, but ironically they barnstormed across America wearing their Trujillo All-Stars uniforms. The Pitcher and the Dictator is an extraordinary story of race, politics, and some of the greatest baseball players ever assembled, playing high-stakes baseball in support of one of the Caribbean's cruelest dictators. For more information about The Pitcher and the Dictator, visit thepitcherandthedictator.com.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Crow And The Pitcher

Author : Kalpish Ratna
ISBN : 1844220850
Genre : Crows
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Ladybird Favourite Tales are the timeless, treasured stories that generations of children have grown up with and loved. These easy-to-read retellings, enhanced by exciting, richly colourful illustrations, faithfully capture all the magic of the original stories.
Category: Crows

The Crow And The Pitcher

Author : Carrie Smith
ISBN : 9781936258734
Genre :
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Crow and Zebra are thirsty. They see a pitcher of water but can't get any to drink. Read this fable to learn from talking animals!
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So Often The Pitcher Goes To Water Until It Breaks

Author : Rigoberto González
ISBN : 0252067983
Genre : Poetry
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An astonishing new talent, Rigoberto González writes with a clarity of the senses that pulls the reader into a marvelous and unfamiliar world. The sidewalk preacher, the umbrella salesman, the nurse on the graveyard shift, the professional mourner-- all allow González a clandestine glimpse of their lives. Crackling with the dry electricity of the desert and flashing with the brilliant colors of Mexico, González's poems are rooted in the fertile soil beneath poverty's dust, the border's violence, and longing's desolation.
Category: Poetry

The Pitcher

Author : John Thorn
ISBN : 013676990X
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Demonstrates the basics of pitching strategies and techniques, demonstrates diverse deliveries and types of pitches, and illuminates the role of the pitcher
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Case Of The Pitcher S Pendant

Author : Tee Morris
ISBN :
Genre : Fiction
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From one of the minds behind The Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences, Tee Morris comes hardboiled crime fiction...with a twist. Chicago, 1930, and following the financial calamity of Black Thursday, Billi is doing everything he can to keep his business afloat. The change in seasons, though, brings him a case that appears to be a true blessing from The Fates. Chicago Cubs Manager Joe McCarthy suspects something fishy with the Baltimore Mariners, a new team in the league, and he's hiring Billi to look into it. What appears to be the dream job - being paid to research and attend baseball games - turns out to be a nightmare as he discovers one of the Nine Talismans of Acryonis somewhere in play at Wrigley. Get ready for The Lord of the Rings written by Mickey Spillane! Poking fun at the hard-boiled detective novel, Fantasy mainstays, and even the legend of Chicago's 1920 underworld, Tee Morris re-releases to the digital front his award-winning novel.
Category: Fiction

The Pitcher Book

Author : William Richard Phipps
ISBN : 0788444824
Genre : Massachusetts
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Category: Massachusetts

The Year Of The Pitcher

Author : Sridhar Pappu
ISBN : 9780547719276
Genre : BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
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The story of the remarkable 1968 baseball season: an epic battle of pitchers, Bob Gibson and Denny McClain, which culminated in one of the greatest World Series of all time
Category: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Paul The Pitcher

Author : Paul Sharp
ISBN : 0531264262
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Rhymed text describes the different things Paul enjoys when he throws a ball. Includes suggested learning activities.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

A Pitcher S Story

Author : Roger Angell
ISBN : 9780446554220
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Baseball's best writer offers an extraordinarily candid and thorough exploration of the inner craft of pitching from one of the game's best, David Cone. There is no big league pitcher who is more respected for his skill than David Cone. In his stellar career Cone has won multiple championships andcountless professional accolades. Along the way, the perennial all-star has had to adjust to five different ballclubs, recover from a career-threatening arm aneurysm, cope with the lofty expectations that are standard for the games highest paid players, and overcome a humbling three-month, eight-game losing streak in the summer of 2000. Cone granted exclusive and unlimited access to baseballs most respected writer Roger Angell of the New Yorker. The result is just what baseball fans everywhere would expect from Angell: an extraordinary inside account of a superstar.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Pitcher

Author : Madison Capitano
ISBN : 9781731628909
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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HIGH-INTEREST, LOW-LEVEL: Reluctant readers will be engaged from beginning to end as they explore the responsibilities and skills of the pitcher in this 32-page nonfiction book. Side-by-side English and Spanish text and vivid, exciting photos show readers what it takes to fill this key position in baseball and softball. SPORTS BOOK FOR KIDS: Pitchers are team leaders. They train hard and must be smart with their throws. Just one pitch could win or lose the game! This book explores the pitcher position in baseball and softball and what makes a good pitcher great. INCLUDES: Readers will be hooked from beginning to end with facts and photos about some of the key positions in sports. Comprehension questions and activities support students, teachers, and parents. BENEFITS: This bilingual series supports reluctant readers with side-by-side English and Spanish text. Each book features stand-alone spreads, so readers can flip pages and read in any order. Glossary words are defined on the page where they appear, boosting reader comprehension. WHY ROURKE: Since 1980, we’ve been committed to bringing out the best non-fiction books to help you bring out the best in your young learners. Our carefully crafted topics encourage all students who are “learning to read” and “reading to learn"!
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Professor Aesop S The Crow And The Pitcher

Author : Stephanie Gwyn Brown
ISBN : 1582460876
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A clever crow uses the scientific method to get a drink from a nearly empty pitcher, in an adaptation of a fable from Aesop which includes an explanation of the scientific method's six steps.
Category: Juvenile Fiction