Title: Maximum Ride: Saving the World And Other Extreme Sports Author: James Patterson Genre: non-fiction Report done by Wesely Hudson class 701 October book report Communication arts Characters Max -The main character of the series, Max is the leader of the flock, and is also an avian-human hybrid. * Iggy-His real name is James Griffiths and he is The Flock's blind weapons expert, and Gazzy's best friend. He wasn't born blind, but his eyes were destroyed in an experiment while he was at the School. * Nudge-Her real name is Monique. She's very hyper and talks a lot, with the ability to hack into computers.
Everett’s main concern is getting back to his wife and seven daughters with the help of his two accomplices, Pete and Delmar. The Odyssey starts out on a much happier note. Odysseus and his wife have their first child together, a boy, who will take his place as king of Ithaca if he happens to die while fighting against the Trojans. He is forced to leave his family behind soon after his son is born, and sails out to go to war. He and his crew end up getting lost on their way back from Troy and going through a series of events just as Everett, Pete and Delmar do on their journey home.
Multiple Character Analysis Charlie and Sam are best friends in the novel, The Perks Of Being A Wallflower by Stephen Chobosky. They have more in common then they both thought. Growing up Charlie was not known as the poplar kid. He was know because of his older brother and sister. His brother was the big football player and his sister was one of the prettiest girls at school.
When a small group of players introduce a fun new style of play the team starts to win. Although they are winning there is still frustration between players on the team. The coach then does something very interesting by telling them to fight it out. Before the players can fight they all sort out there differences. It is at this meeting where the whole team is introduced to the aggressive and wild tactic.
Although Armstrong persistently denied allegations of doping, even stating he was the most tested athlete in the world and suing accusers of libel, he finally admitted to doping in a television interview conducted by Oprah Winfrey in 2012. Armstrong was a child athlete, an Iron Kids Triathlon winner at the young age of 13 as well as national triathlon champion in 1989 and 1990. Winning the Tour de France seven consecutive times was no easy feat, he was a champion, a legend. Sponsors such as Nike, RadioShack, Anheuser-Busch and Oakley believed in him and made him wealthy. He faced many critics throughout his victory years, and continuously denied every allegation of cheating by doping.
He changes over the course of the novel by dropping his stereotyped image of a wild, crazy troublemaker and attains a new image of a leader, a planner, and being caring and brave. His sudden change of character is often noted by his fellow peers such as Ellie. She describes Homer’s transformation as amazing and that a guy who was such a clown and troublemaker could also be a leader and a thinker, “Homer was becoming more surprising with every passing hour. It was getting hard to remember that this fast-thinking guy, who'd just spent fifteen minutes getting us laughing and talking and feeling good again, wasn't even trusted to hand out the books at school.” Furthermore, Homer’s shift in personality is important because it shows that since his situation and surroundings
As Zero describes the hard life he has had to his new friend, his amazing willpower and strength of character are revealed. (It is Zero who actually committed the theft for which Stanley was convicted, not because he is dishonest, but because he needed shoes.) The ridicule Zero bears at Camp Green Lake eventually becomes too much and Zero runs away. Stanley can’t leave him alone so he runs after him because he wants to help him survive. While they are on God’s Thumb they help each other and due to their teamwork and their skills they make it to the top and manage to survive.
Micah is this manly sort of man who feels that he can take care of the demon and his girlfriend. Katie becomes extremely annoyed by the antics of Micah and tries to find help in other Zhao 1 ways. Another reason why I enjoyed the actors was because they made everything seem so real. They made the sleeping, the arguments, and the existence of demons real. You also see the change in Micah, he goes from unafraid, and not disturbed by her past, to a complete 360.
He competed in The Hunger Games before and barely won. He's a scruffy looking, beat up, and tired looking alchoholic. Haymitch is my favorite character because he really cares about everyone and everything despite his outward disdain. At the beginning of the book, Primrose Everdeen is chosen from District 12 to compete in The Hunger Games but her sister Katniss quickly steps in to take her place. Peeta is the boy tribute chosen for District 12.
Biography Jesse Owens, the son of a sharecropper and grandson of a slave, achieved what no Olympian before him had accomplished. His stunning achievement of four gold medals at the 1936 Olympic games in Berlin has made him the best remembered athlete in Olympic history. The seventh child of Henry and Emma Alexander Owens was named James Cleveland when he was born in Alabama on September 12, 1913. "J.C.", as he was called, was nine when the family moved to Cleveland, Ohio, where his new schoolteacher gave him the name that was to become known around the world. The teacher was told "J.C." when she asked his name to enter in her roll book, but she thought he said "Jesse".