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The Alec London Series is a series written for boys, 8 – 12 years old. Alec London is introduced in Stephanie Perry Moore's previously released series, The Morgan Love Series. In this new series, readers get a glimpse of Alec's life up close and personal. The series provides moral lessons that will aid in character development, teaching boys how to effectively deal with the various issues they face at this stage of life. The series will also help boys develop their english and math skills as they read through the stories and complete the entertaining and educational exercises provided at the end of each chapter and in the back of the book. Alec is excited about being the fastest runner in school and being voted 5th grade class president. Tyrod, on the other hand is not excited about this at all because he used to be the fastest runner in school. To regain the title he challenges Alec to a rematch. The PE teacher has a better idea. He invites both Alec and Tyrod to be a part of the school track team. Determined to not let Tyrod stop him from having fun, Alec joins the team. Just when he starts to have fun after learning how to ignore Tyrod, Alec finds out that his grandmother is getting sicker from the cancer. Alec has a hard time accepting this news about his grandmother and things start to fall apart. He stops hanging out with his friends, including his close buds, Morgan and Trey. He lets the class meetings get out of order. It's not until Alec starts volunteering with a Special Olympics team that he starts to be himself again. As he works with the team he realizes that if kids who are physically limited can give their all...so can he. Alec gets excited all over again and kicks thing into gear. He brings the 5th grade class back together to work on the end-of-the-yearactivities. He works hard making things right with Tyrod and becoming friends with him. He does his part on the track relay team and helps them win the county title. In the midst of all of these great things happening, Alec loses his grandmother. As he deal with his sadness, he is able to hold on to a spark of hope as he thinks about how proud his grandmother would be of him for taking the lead and using the skills God gave him to help others.
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Lord Alec Knight, the most daring and handsome rogue in all of London, is a smooth-talking aristocrat who has left a trail of broken-hearted ladies in his wake. With his irresistible wit, lucky hand at the gaming tables, and enticing charisma, he can have any woman he wants. But when the only girl he would have considered marrying ties the knot with someone else, Alec realises he doesn't want to be with just any lady - he wants to find the love of his life. The beautiful and boldly spirited Miss Becky Ward takes his life by storm after he rescues her from peril. Alec soon learns that Becky is on the run, having uncovered a menacing secret about her cousin, the murderous Prince Mikhail Kurkov. In the midst of danger, Alec and Becky find themselves deeply drawn to each other. After the two spend an all-consuming night of sin, Becky's knight in shining armor vows on his honor to protect her until the end. But can this once notorious rake truly be tamed?
Sporting twins Alec and Eric Bedser are a remarkable duo. From humble origins at Woking to their reign as key members of the Surrey team during the magnificent succession of seven championships in the 1950s, they share a rare and precious relationship. The Bedsers is Alan Hill's engrossing study which explores the puzzles of their identical twinship. Alec Bedser was England's bowling standard bearer in the years following the Second World War. His exceptional strength and prowess yielding almost 1,924 wickets, including 236 in 51 Tests. He was at the peak of his powers in the 1953 series against Australia, when his aggregate of 39 wickets beat the previous record held by Maurice Tate. It included match figures of 14 wickets for 99 runs at Nottingham - a feat only surpassed against Australia by Wilfred Rhodes, Hedley Verity and Jim Laker. High among his other distinctions was his record against Don Bradman whom he dismissed on eight occasions. After retirement, Alex maintained his connection with cricket in fulfilling administrative duties, which included a record term as Chairman of the Test selectors. Knighted in 1997 for his services to cricket, he is the only English bowler to receive the honour.
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