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John Albert Torres

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John Albert Torres, an award-winning journalist living in Florida, has covered international news and has reported from other countries.

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    Cristiano Ronaldo

    Cristiano Ronaldo

    Champion Soccer Star

    John Albert Torres
    Even though he was born with an otherworldly athletic gift, Cristiano Ronaldo's early life was anything but easy. A poor kid from Portugal, he was expelled from school at age fourteen and then diagnosed with an abnormal heart condition...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766086883
    Binding: Library Ed.
    List Price: $27.93
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    Critical Perspectives on Minors Playing High-Contact Sports

    Critical Perspectives on Minors Playing High-Contact Sports

    John Albert Torres
    Playing team sports has many benefits, and yet high-contact sports such as football and rugby have also been linked to serious injuries, including concussions, and a higher risk of dementia, depression, and Parkinson’s disease...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766081376
    Binding: Library Ed.
    List Price: $47.93
    Discount Price: $35.95

    Desegregating Schools

    Desegregating Schools

    Brown v. Board of Education

    John Albert Torres and Harvey Fireside
    When the father of Linda Brown, an African American, sued to let his child go to a “white school” closer to home, history was made. When the court decided that “separate was inherently unequal,” the world changed for many students across America...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766084223
    Binding: Library Ed.
    List Price: $37.27
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    Dwight Howard

    Dwight Howard

    A Basketball Star Who Cares

    John Albert Torres
    On the basketball court, Lakers center Dwight Howard is intimidating. A three-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year, and a five-time selection to the All-NBA First Team, Howard is widely considered the best center in the game today...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-4294-0
    Binding: Library Ed.
    List Price: $25.27
    Discount Price: $18.95

    Haruki Murakami

    Haruki Murakami

    Best-Selling Author

    John Albert Torres
    A child of Japan’s post-war baby boom, Haruki Murakami grew up—much to the chagrin of his parents—immersed in Western culture. The unhappy and unmotivated student didn’t begin writing until he was twenty-nine years old...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766079014
    Binding: Library Ed.
    List Price: $37.27
    Discount Price: $27.95

    How Barack Obama Fought the War on Terrorism

    How Barack Obama Fought the War on Terrorism

    John Albert Torres
    From humble beginnings and a nontraditional upbringing, Barack Obama worked his way through law school and then onto Chicago’s political scene. After serving in the state legislature and one term in the Senate, Obama became the first African American president elected in the United States...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766085350
    Binding: Library Ed.
    List Price: $37.27
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