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Mike Middlebrooks earned his Master's Degree in Elementary Education in 1997, and taught 2nd/3rd grade at Encino Park Elementary School in San Antonio.
UNSUNG is the tales from the Bible that no one ever got to hear. Bible stories are a part of our Western culture in a way that almost nothing else is. The stories and characters we have come to know began as oral tradition, and when written, the writers decided who was important and who was incidental.
Dr.Tamara Pizzoli is an African American educator born in Texas. For the past few years, she has run a boutique publishing house known as The English School House from Rome, Italy, where she lives with her four young children.
About Tallulah the Tooth Fairy CEO:
Hilarious and smart, Tallulah the Tooth Fairy CEO is a modern take on the classic tooth fairy story by Tamara Pizzoli with illustrations by Federico Fabiani that is perfect for powerful little leaders ready to take on the worldone tooth at a time.
Dr. Jay Smith is a retired public school educator who has devoted most of his life to helping young children grow-up to become productive adults. Whether it was teaching students in the classroom, taking students on field trips, or coaching students how to play sports – he has always strived to teach his students to learn to work together and to take care of each other.
The Adventures of Chewy the Chihuahua and Her Sidekick Cupcake is based on the real-life adventures of two very loving, playful, and stubborn Chihuahuas. Adventure No. 1: The Beginning tells the story of how Chewy came to be with her humans Jay and Marilyn and how she got her little sister and sidekick Cupcake.
T. Carlos Anderson is a writer, blogger, and speaker living in Austin, Texas. He has served 30 years as a bilingual community leader with a special focus on social and economic inequalities.
Two teenagers are killed in a tragic vehicular homicide one night in Texas. Should the 19-year-old drunk driver plead guilty? If so, how long a prison sentence would await him? This nonfiction narrative follows his painful journey, as well as those of his victims' families. Is it possible for victims of violent crime to confront criminals face-to-face?
Eric Mullin is a regular citizen looking to improve conditions he finds around him. He is interested in current events, health, ecology, cultures, history, and social and political workings.
Setting out the current system of 'education's' flaws, background, and rigid binding approach to learning and being credited for knowledge and skills, this reading then lays out an applicable, practical, tangible, better solution that benefits all in society and is intelligent with human and social well-being in the design, and entirely flexible to the extent tangibly possible.
Command Sergeant Major Terry L. Braddock (US Army, retired) grew up on the South Side of Chicago during the turbulent and challenging civil rights years. Parents and grandparents instilled in him strong family values and gave him the strength, love, and will to persevere. Having but not knowing what a mentor was at an early age provided the foundation for the path he was to follow.
Three guys I didn't recognize stood outside the door as I came down the steps of a Chicago apartment building. I had just finished up collecting newspaper fees for delivering the daily paper.