Most Valuable Players: A Rip & Red Book

Most Valuable Players A Rip Red Book In the fourth book of the Rip and Red series the two boys have one last basketball thrill ride before the end of fifth grade It s fifth grade graduation time for Rip and Red and as part of the celeb

  • Title: Most Valuable Players: A Rip & Red Book
  • Author: Phil Bildner Tim Probert
  • ISBN: 9780374305109
  • Page: 141
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In the fourth book of the Rip and Red series, the two boys have one last basketball thrill ride before the end of fifth grade.It s fifth grade graduation time for Rip and Red, and as part of the celebration, Hoops Machine, the Harlem Globetrotters like basketball team, is paying a visit Rip has been chosen to perform with them, but before this once in a lifetime opportuniIn the fourth book of the Rip and Red series, the two boys have one last basketball thrill ride before the end of fifth grade.It s fifth grade graduation time for Rip and Red, and as part of the celebration, Hoops Machine, the Harlem Globetrotters like basketball team, is paying a visit Rip has been chosen to perform with them, but before this once in a lifetime opportunity, the boys need to finish their schoolwork including taking their middle school placement tests However, when the students of Room 208 begin to question the assessments, a mini opt out movement gains momentum All of a sudden, Hoops Machine, middle school basketball tryouts, and walking at graduation are all in jeopardy, along with Mr Acevedo s job But luckily for Rip, Red, their classmates, and their teacher, sometimes when you stand up for what you truly believe in, the people you ve touched along the way rally to your corner.Most Valuable Players is the fourth book in the Rip Red series, written by Phil Bildner with illustrations by Tim Probert.

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    1. Phil Bildner, 41, grew up in the New York City suburb of Jericho, Long Island He attended the Johns Hopkins University in Balti, Maryland, where he received his undergraduate degree in political science Phil then attended the New York University School of Law J.D 90 and was admitted to the bar in both New York and New Jersey.Phil went to work for a large Manhattan law firm however, after working there for about a year, Phil realized a career in the field of law was not for him Phil s first love was always teaching and working with children, so he decided to pursue a career in education Phil went back to school and earned a master s degree in elementary education from Long Island University.At the same time, Phil also began teaching in the New York City Public Schools For his first five years as a teacher, he taught fifth and sixth grade in the Tremont section of the South Bronx Because of the poor conditions at the school, Phil often had to teach without classroom basics paper, pencils or chalk for the blackboard As a result, he had to devise creative and innovative ways to conduct his class He incorporated music and song lyrics into his language arts curriculum, and his inspired approach brought musical groups such as the Dave Matthews Band, Barenaked Ladies, Blues Traveler, and Lauryn Hill and Wyclef Jean of The Fugees to his classroom Phil s class was also featured on the CBS television program, Coast to Coast.In 1998, Phil transferred schools, to P.S 333, the Manhattan School for Children, located in Upper Manhattan For six years, Phil taught English and American History to the sixth, seventh and eighth grades Of course, at MSC, his classroom continued to be a playground for creativity He once again integrated music and the arts into his curriculum by working with Lincoln Center, theatre companies, Off Broadway shows, and various museums and cultural institutionsDuring his tenure at MSC, Phil s first picture book was published by Simon Schuster Not surprisingly, Phil incorporated his experiences as a writer into his teachings As a year end project, students picked a topic in history or an historical figure, researched the subject area, and shaped it into their own books to be shared with their peers as well as with children in younger grades.Phil left the classroom in 2006 in order to write full time In addition to his picture books Shoeless Joe Black Betsy, The Shot Heard Round the World, Twenty One Elephants, The Greatest Game Ever Played, Turkey Bowl, The Hallelujah Flight and teen novels Playing the Field, Busted , Phil is the co creator with Loren Long of The New York Times bestselling chapter book series, Sluggers This winter, the fifth and penultimate book in the series hits shelves.But Phil s love for teaching wouldn t allow him to stay away from educational experiences for very long In July 2007, he began chaperoning student volunteer trips to Hurricane Katrina ravaged New Orleans This year, he founded The NOLA Tree, a non profit service organization through which he strives to bring his beliefs in community and equality to new heights Working with non profit and service organizations around the world, Phil has set out to create unprecedented and unparalleled volunteer and learning experiences for the leaders of tomorrow.

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