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Mo'ne Davis. Mo'ne Ikea Davis (born c. 2001) is an American Little League Baseball pitcher from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Mo'ne Davis

She is one of two girls who played in the 2014 Little League World Series and is the first girl to earn a win and to pitch a shutout in Little League World Series history. She is the 18th girl overall to play, the sixth to get a hit, and the first African-American girl to play in the Little League World Series. She is also the first Little League baseball player to appear on the cover of Sports Illustrated as a Little League player.

Early life[edit] Davis is the daughter of Lamar Davis and Lakeisha McLean.[3] She has lived with her mother and stepfather, Mark Williams, since the age of six.[4] In 2008, Steve Bandura, who is program director for Marian Anderson Recreation Center in South Philadelphia, observed Davis playing football with her cousins and older brother. Pitching[edit] Little League World Series[edit] Background[edit] Portland Public Schools. Portland Public Schools. Species results for ‘Endangered’ American Pika. Genus: Ochotona Species: princeps For years, the polar bear has been the symbol of the global warming movement.

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But today, the American pika has good grounds to compete with the polar bear for this unwanted honor. American pikas are suffering because global warming has brought higher temperatures to their western mountain homes. Pikas live in high mountain ecosystems that are cool and moist. Higher temperatures can cause the pikas to overheat. Unlike other mountain species that can move to higher altitudes in warming climates, pikas live so high on the mountain that there is no where for them to go. Learn more about global warming's impact on the pika >> Description American pikas are small, rodent-like mammals. Pikas have brown and black fur. Size: Pikas are about 7-8 inches long. Diet: Pikas are herbivores. Pikas like to be prepared! Typical Lifespan: American pikas can live around 6-7 years. Habitat American pikas are found in alpine terrain, above the tree line, on mountains. Read more >> Climate Change Research.

Holly Towns' portaportal. Mo'ne Davis Has a Memoir Coming Next March. NEW YORK (AP) — A memoir when you're still a teenager may seem premature, but not for Mo'ne Davis, the first female pitcher to win a Little League World Series game.

Mo'ne Davis Has a Memoir Coming Next March

"Mo'ne Davis: Remember My Name" will be released next March by HarperCollins Children's Books, the publisher told The Associated Press on Monday. The honor roll student from Philadelphia became a sensation last summer after leading the Taney Dragons to a 4-0 victory over Nashville, when she was just 13. Known for her long braids and uncommon poise, she has since appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated, thrown out the first pitch at a major league World Series game and starred in a car commercial directed by Spike Lee. In September, she donated her jersey to the baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. "When I joined an all-boys baseball team, my mom wasn't too happy," Mo'ne said in a statement issued Monday through HarperCollins.

Financial terms for the book deal were not disclosed. Ms. Lyon's ELA Blog. Yesterday we watched some videos from Google and Flocabulary that showed examples of years in review.

Ms. Lyon's ELA Blog

Below are the lyrics to the Flocabulary rap. They talk about a lot of different things that were in the news this past year. Read through the lyrics. As you do, think about which events you remember, and which events you want to know more about. When you get to the bottom of the lyrics, take the survey. From Flocabulary’s Year in Review 2014: It’s so crazy right now. Yeah, what do we have here? Word, now let’s switch gears, There’s a lot of other headlines from this year.The European Space Agency made history, When it landed on a comet to unlock the Earth’s mysteries. The world of sports is wild, no rodeo, Titles in SF, Seattle and San Antonio.Lebron came home to OHIO,Does Donald Sterling own the Clips? Mo'ne Davis, Throw #LikeAGirl  If anyone has reshaped what it means to throw like a girl it is Mo'ne Davis.

Mo'ne Davis, Throw #LikeAGirl 

Recently featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated and applauded by a growing national fan base (including WNBA player Brittney Griner), the 12-year-old athlete has done her fair share to shake off the hater-ade surrounding the usage of the phrase "like a girl. " A recent Facebook post by Philly's own news legend, Monica Malpass, conveys our sentiment of awe.

Malpass calls her an inspiration as Mo'ne is hailed as the first girl in the Little League World Series to pitch a shutout. Agreeably so, Mo'ne has thrown a real curve into our malnourished ideology of femininity and inspired us to revisit what it means to do anything like a girl. Teen Activists and Issues.