This is the story of three Grade 5 school kids who decide to form a club to solve mysteries after hearing a career day presentation by a city detective. The story is based in Brockville, Ontario, Canada so includes a little local geography and some Canadian history. An older boy in Grade 6 tries to bully them at every turn but is rehabilitated when accepted as a member of the club. Mary, the first President of the club, calls a meeting to get everything organized. The boys quickly learn how to submit motions (mostly by agreeing to Mary's leadership) and understand the reasons for following Robert's Rules for meetings. The story includes a fishing adventure, an introduction to the game of golf and discussions with a retired sea captain about mysteries of the sea. Finally, the young detectives get an assignment requiring investigation and an undercover lemonade stand.
Aimed at those looking for a concise introduction to the popular game, this handbook is ideal for beginning golfers. Emphasizing the fun side of the sport in both learning and playing, this reference covers getting started, equipment tips, and official rules, and concludes with a firsthand account of learning the game, a historical overview, and a glossary of terms. Illustrating the basics of the sport with a striking array of photographs, this updated edition evaluates the ins and outs of golfing with flair. Doug Werner is the author of the bestselling Start-Up SportsÂ® series. He is also the author of Adopting in China, Fighting Fit, Fitness Training for Girls, Skateboarding: Book of Tricks, and Skateboarding: New Levels. He lives in San Diego.
The third and maybe the final book of verse on trying to lose weight. Still funny (I hope). It covers the last few months of 2013, and I have had ups and downs, weight-wise and in my personal life, but I am still here, still trying to lose weight and still trying to make people laugh.