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They Call Me Coach

Author : Bernard Cullen Ritchen
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For over thirty years, Bob Jenkins had been defined by wins and losses in college basketball. As a highly successful Division I head basketball coach, he had reached the pinnacle of his profession. Then one day, without warning, he finds himself being dismissed from coaching by the athletic director of the university. He is angry and confused about how to navigate this turn of events and what to do with the rest of his life. His wife, Sarah, feels that God is moving in his life and leading him in another direction. Bob feels to the contrary that God has forsaken him. Against his better judgment and with pressure from Sarah and their twin daughters, he retires and moves to Florida to begin again. Then one day while working out at the local YMCA he happens upon a Special Olympics basketball team practicing. The thought of God leading him in another direction resurfaces. He will coach again.

Just Call Me Dean

Author : Florene Stewart Poyadue
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Meet Dean A. A. Poyadue. Dean is many things to many peoplea son, a husband, a college student, and an employee. He is also a man living with Down syndrome. Just Call Me Dean is his remarkable story, which he tells with a little help from his mom, Florene. Deans innocence and wisdom will capture your heart as he takes you on a journey through the key events of his life, from early childhood to the present. Discover how, with a can-do attitude and the help of his family, Dean has conquered lifes milestonescollege, employment, marriage, independence, and more. Full of inspiration of anyone whose life is touched by someone with special needs, Just Call Me Dean seeks to help professionals enhance their empathy and skills. Parents of special needs can broaden their expectations for their own children as they learn of Deans accomplishments. Finally, Deans story can help educate the general public about the millions of Americans living with disabilities. Dean challenges us to seek out lifes adventures. Are you up for the challenge?

They Call Me Coach

Author : John Wooden
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The former UCLA men's basketball coach reflects on his career, his life outside of basketball, and the impact some of his top players had on the NBA.

Just Call Me Teacher

Author : Rosemary Pineau
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Teaching at all levels and at all institutions should be fun and rewarding. Teaching in a federal prison brings its own challenges and at the same time, its own rewards. Building trust between the teacher and the inmate learners is the first order of business. No inmate will learn anything until trust is established. Do you want to know about education in the Canadian federal correctional system? If you are a teacher, an education student or a graduate of any field of social services, you should read this book. You will gain insight into the behaviors of inmates and learn how well they may be managed and how much progress they are able to make in a non-threatening classroom setting. You will be surprised by the level of learning and how rewarding it is to bring struggling learners to competent achievers. Along the way, you will be amused by some of the very comical classroom occurrences. Keep an open mind and get ready to be impressed.

Just Call Me Smitty

Author : Ralph R. Smith Sr.
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Things happen to everyone, good and bad. Thats life. How you react to these events are stories of your life. This is mine. By: Ralph R. Smith Sr.

They Call Me Killer

Author : Brian Kilrea
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A lighthearted, intimate chronicle of the Hall-of-Fame junior hockey coach traces his three decades as a head coach and subsequent years as a general manager for the Ottawa 67s, sharing stories and comments from famous athletes while offering insight into his gritty coaching style. Original.

Just Call Me Moose

Author : Karl R. Bossi
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From the prattle on the cobblestone streets of a working class neighborhood of Boston, to the harrowing jungles of Vietnam, an era comes alive. Bossi's memoir, sometimes bitter, sometimes sweet, is a vivid and often humorous portrait of what it was like to grow up with poles-apart Italian-speaking parents. Only later does he understand that “Mum” never found the channel that Pop transmitted on, but not until he realizes that “Mum” wasn't much better when it came to tuning into her last son.

True Blue

Author : Dick Weiss
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Coach Mike Krzyzewski has been Duke University's men's basketball coach for 25 years concluding the 2004-2005 season. To honor his silver anniversary, Dick Weiss has interviewed everyone from former player Christian Laettner to Duke athletic director Joe Alleva piecing together the success Coach K has achieved and how he has become the face of college basketball.

They Call Me Coach

Author : Jeff Yalden
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Just Call Me Mike

Author : Mike Farrell
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Highlights the life of the actor famous for his role in the television series "M*A*S*H" and "Providence," and describes his interest in politics and human rights around the world.