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In the spring of 1895, Bud is excited for his Cadet Corps team to compete in the end-of-the-year drills competition at his school. His company is the favorite to win, but can they pull it off? This historical fiction book is based on a story by the African-American poet and playwright, Paul Laurence Dunbar. Especially appealing to reluctant readers, this 32-page historical fiction book features hi-lo text, full-color illustrations and a short chapter format.
"Teacher Created Materials develops innovative and imaginative materials and services for students, worldwide. Everything we do is created by teachers, for teachers and students, to make teaching more effective and learning more fun.
Once upon a time in 1977...Rachelle Cracchiolo started Teacher Created Materials with a friend and fellow teacher. Both were eager to share their ideas and passion for education with other classroom leaders. What began as a hobby, selling lesson plans to local stores, became a part-time job after a full day of teaching, and eventually blossomed into a nonstop opportunity to develop and grow Teacher Created Materials as a full-service company, and a welcome and familiar name in every classroom. The story continued in 2004 with the launch of Shell Education and the introduction of professional resources and classroom application books designed to support Teacher Created Materials curriculum resources. Today, Teacher Created Materials is one of the most recognized names in educational publishing around the world...and the story continues educationally ever after."