This story “Raymond’s Run” is about a girl who is confident and compassionate. Hazel Elizabeth Deborah Parker known as Squeaky has an extreme amount of confidence in her running abilities and takes a big responsibility of taking care of her brother, Raymond, who has mental disabilities. She makes sure no one bullies him. This story is written by Toni Cade Bambara. This book is called Raymond’s run.
In life so many things can happen that we are not prepared for, but it takes guts to get through what this young girl has. Soul Surfer is the true story of teen surfer Bethany Hamilton, who lost her left arm in a shark attack in 2003. Bethany spent three long weeks recovering from this life changing experience. After finding her way she courageously overcame all odds to become a champion again, through her sheer determination and unwavering faith. The real life story of Soul Surfer is successfully brought to life through the use of great acting, realistic scenes, and really satisfactory directing.
Imagine a strong, fierce young girl like Squeaky, a dedicated runner & a fulltime sister to her “...not quite right” brother Raymond. Squeaky is the main character in the story of “Raymond’s Run” written by Toni Cade Bambara. Squeaky’s brother has a difficult life, always being made fun of but luckily he has Squeaky who always sticks up for Raymond whenever he needs it. Squeaky kind of reminds me of myself, I do not have a troubled brother but I can definitely feel for both Raymond and Squeaky with everything that they have to go through. In the story Squeaky is having to prepare for the May Day race.
In the early 1800’s and long before if you were not White, you were just another paper floating through the air. Harriet Tubman viewed you as more than just a paper floating or dust to kick, she dedicated her life to saving you even if it meant being known as a thief. Harriet Tubman is a hero because she did the impossible; she led over 300 people to freedom. Even though she knew she could possibly be caught and killed doing this, she didn’t care. All she wanted was her people to be free.
She had a mental picture of what she wanted to accomplish and because of the determination she had, she followed it through during the book, and did everything she could even when she had to conquer some weighty hurdles. This amazing and inspiring story is written by Shawn Johnson, an Olympic gold medalist and is titled, “The Flip Side.” Charlotte seems like the average teenage girl at school. She gets decent grades, wears glasses to shield her face, and doesn’t enjoy government class. However, secretly, “Charlie”, is an elite gymnast. She can do amazing things with her body, wears her hair off her face with lots of sparkly makeup, and absorbs the spotlight.
¨Sweat¨ by Zora Neale Hurtson focuses on the life of Delia Jones of whom is married to Sykes Jones. Delia, as the protagonist of the story, has gone through different events that have molded her to become the person she never intended to become. Initially she was exposed to the reader as a hard working woman, for the author states "...She was a wash-woman, and Monday morning meant a great deal to her". The following sequence of events shall demonstrate how a beautiful woman was put through disrespect and unfair treatment, faced one of her biggest fears, and an unfaithful path. To begin with, the story takes place around the early 1920s because it mentions that she has a ¨...Horse and buckboard¨.
The spectral classes were as follows: O, B, A, F, G, K, M. Annie Jump Cannon’s career ended after forty years, but her work paved the way for women in the scientific community and continues to inspire fellow female scientists. Cannon was able to work hard enough that people in the scientific community looked past the fact that she was partially deaf and a woman. Annie Cannon is an important woman in the history of science because she was able to overcome sexism and a disability while developing her own revolutionary and important version of stellar classification. Obviously, Annie Cannon’s backstory is important because it can reveal
As she deals with the epidemic, she grows to become a strong, responsible, helpful girl. Presumably, Matilda grows to become stronger than she was before the epidemic. The fever has taken its toll on everyone. It brought the best and worst out of everybody. Matilda has to stay strong and persevere.
As seen in the example of Kayla Montgomery, by believing in herself she has become one of the top runners in her school. She believes that she can run hard and fast, and she will not give up that dream. Westley from “The Princess Bride(1987)” is trying to free his true love, Buttercup, from the hands of Prince Humperdinck. However, Humperdinck gets to Westley first and kills him. After being revived by Fezzik and Inigo, Westley somehow manages to get to Buttercup.
One woman who fought for these modern-day prize money changes was Serena Williams. Williams has fought for women’s equality and served to be an inspiring role model for many African Americans and young females. “I was a 19-year-old focused on winning and being the best I could be, both for me and for the kids who looked up to me” (Williams). Williams currently has twenty-three grand slam tournament wins and she is considered by many as the greatest athlete of all time not just because of her outstanding forehand, but because of her battle for equality (Barker). Thanks to Williams and many others, young females now feel comfortable participating in a sport that was once dominated by
Patsy, at this time was suffering with Ovarian Cancer and making frequent trips to get chemotherapy.Also, she took control of JonBenet 's career as a blossoming beauty queen. Patsy, a former beauty queen herself was now a trophy wife who prided herself on the perfect image.Perhaps, her impending death, not knowing how long