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  • Miss Moore
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    The Lesson by Toni Cade Bambara Toni Cade Bambara's The Lesson is a very well written piece of history. This is a story from yesterday, when Harlem children didn't have good education or the money to spring for it. Bambara's tale tells about a little girl who doesn't really know how to take it when a good teacher finally does come along. This girl's whole life is within the poverty stricken area and she doesn't see why she must try hard. The teacher, Miss Moore, shows them what it is all about b...
  • 150 Pokemon Cards
    859 words
    Just a little more than year ago a Japanese series has incorporated itself into American television, and has taken the entire U.S. by storm. By now you should know what im talking about, if not were have you been. "Pokemon" a show about a young boy named Ash, and his friends Pikachu, Brock, Misty, and a cast 150 other Pokemon. I cant forget the comical bad guys Team Rocket. Pokemon has a way of life for some young kids in the way of TV series, toys, video games, t-shirts, trading cars, and recen...
  • Reorganization Of The Company Web Toys'r Us
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    Toys'R'Us INTRODUCTION In this assignment I have chosen to focus on explaining what kind of company Toys'R'Us is, giving a brief, short summary of the firms history, their corporate responsibilities, what their competitive advantages are and how they implement their strategies through retailing and merchandise. I also found it relevant to explain the market situation in the toy-industry and what the trends are, for understanding what other difficulties that are important to consider in order to ...
  • Material Wealth At The Toy Store
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    Experience is the Key to Knowledge Children tend not to be naturally aware of inequality; they must come to this knowledge through experiences. The Lesson, by Toni Cade Bambara, relates one such coming of age in the experiences of a group of New York City children who pay a visit to F.A.O. Schwartz, a famous, upscale toy store. The character Miss Moore introduces the facts of social inequality to the distracted group of city kids, of whom Sylvia, the main character, is the most cynical. Fly boy,...
  • Lead In The Toy's Paint
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    Toy safety in infants, toddlers and little children is an ongoing problem in today's society. As of December 13, 2007, seventy-one toys have been recalled; the majority of them for either too much lead in the toy's paint or it could create a potential choking hazard. Over half of the toys that have been recalled this year are because of lead paint. Many problems in today's society is threatened by lead, not only in toys but wildlife too. According to several toy safety recall sites, the first th...
  • Endangered Animal Toys
    672 words
    Aisles of Society Upon opening the door to Lane's Toyland and making my way past the two main desks, I found myself in the midst of cheerful music and elaborate displays of various toys. Colorful, full of life and enjoyment, the toys peered at me from their crowded shelves. I began on the first aisle and played my way to the last. The first few rows were cluttered with well armed, fighter figurines (GI JOE, STAR WARS, Bat Man etc. ), and progressed to sporting goods. Arranged by age groups The m...

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