Chapter 6





National Geographic


National Geographic is mentioned on page 37 of A Tourists Guide to Glengarry.

external image Tut_01-2.jpgNational Geographic is a non-profit company that publishes educational books. National Geographic focuses its publishing subjects on geography, natural science, world culture and history. It's mission is "to increase and diffuse geographic knowledge while promoting the conservation of the world's cultural, historical, and natural resources." That means the company’s goal is for the readers to broaden their knowledge about the world around them. National Geographic is a very popular company. It was founded in U.S.A. on January 27, 1888 by 33 men. The magazines comes in 16 different languages so many readers can enjoy these magazines!




National Geographic Magazine about King Tut

Sources:
1. "National Geographic Society." Wikipedia. 19 Nov 2006 <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Geographic_Society>.
2. "National Geographic Magazine." National Geographics. 19 Nov 2006 <http://www.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/0101/index.html>.
3. Woodruff, David. "Hoovers." National Geographic Society. 19 Nov 2006 <http://hoovers.com/national-geographic/--ID__41278--/free-co-factsheet.xhtml>.





Ed Sullivan


The Ed Sullivan Show is mentioned on page 39 of A Tourists Guide to Glengarry

external image 200px-EdSullivan.jpg Edward Vincent Sullivan, also known as Ed Sullivan, was born in 1901 and he died in 1974. He was an entertainer and a writer mainly known for his television variety show. He started working as a newspaper writer for the New York Daily News. In 1948, Ed Sullivan was hired by NBC to host a television variety show called “Toast to the Town” which aired every Sunday night. This show later on became the “Ed Sullivan Show” and became very popular between 1950 and 1970. This program was filmed in the CBC studio 50, which later on became Ed Sullivan Theatre. Today, “The Late Show with David Letterman” is shot there.




Ed Sullivan

Sources:
1. "Wikipedia." Ed Sullivan. 19 Nov 2006 <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ed_Sullivan>.
2. "Answers." The Ed Sullivan Show. 19 Nov 2006 <http://www.answers.com/topic/the-ed-sullivan-show>.
3 ."The Museum of Broadcast Communications." Unknown Page. 19 Nov 2006 <http://www.museum.tv/exhibitionssection.php?page=95>.





Sly and the Family Stone


Sly and the Family Stone is mentioned on page 39 of A Tourists Guide to Glengarry

external image Sly-family-stone-1969-promo.jpgSly and The Family Stone was an American rock band that originated from San Francisco, California. The band was popular from 1967 to 1975. Two brothers started the formation of the band. The lead-singer was a song writer and a multi-instrument who plays Sly Stone’s band. He joined with his brother’s band, Freddie Stone who was a singer and guitarist. This band was one of the first to combine black and white, male and female musicians. The band had a guitarist, a few singers, a bassist, a drummer, a trumpeter and a saxophonist. Thise band was a rock band but they were more specifically focused on soul, funk and psychedelic music.




Sly and the Family Stone group members

Sources:
1. "Wikipedia." Sly & the Family Stone. 19 Nov 2006 <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sly_and_the_family_stone>.
2. "Soulwalking." Sly and the Family Stone. 19 Nov 2006 <http:soulwalking.co.uk/Sly Stone.html>.
3. "Classicbands." Sly and the Family Stone. 20 Nov 2006 <http://classicbands.com/sly.html>.




Vegreville


Vegreville is mentioned on page 42 in A Tourists Guide to Glengarry as being where Keith’s ukrainian grandparents lived.

external image Vegreville,_Alberta_Location.pngVegreville is city in Alberta, Canada. It's located 100 kilometres east of Edmonton and has a population of 5,376 people. The world’s biggest Pysanka, which is a Ukrainian Easter Egg, is there. This village holds many Ukrainians. The Pysanka was created to commemorate the police and the village’s Ukrainian background. The police over there are known as the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. 78% of the people speak english as a first language, 1.5% speak english as a second language and 20% speak other languages.






Location of Vegreville in Alberta and in Canada

Sources:
1. "Vegreville." Pysanka. 20 Nov 2006 <http://www.vegreville.com/tp2.html>.
2. "Wikipedia." Vegreville. 20 Nov 2006 <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vegreville,_Alberta>.
3. "Vegreville." Welcome to Vegreville. 20 Nov 2006 <http://www.vegreville.com/index.asp>.




Scholastic


Scholastics is a mentioned on page 41 in A Tourists Guide to Glenngary. The people in third grade are receiving there orders for scholastic books.
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Scholastics is an American company that sells books. People in schools get the Scholastics form and they get to order books or magazines. There are many different kinds of books for sale. The optional books for sale includes Animorphs, The Baby-sitters Club, Captain Underpants, Clifford the Big Red Dog, Goosebumps, Harry Potter, The Magic School Bus, Star Wars and many more books! There are different kinds of order forms. Each one has different books available for sale. As shown in the picture, there is Freily, Lucky, Arrow and SeeSaw.









Scholastic order forms.

Sources:
1. "Scholastic." Scholastic. 20 Nov 2006 <http://www.scholastic.com/>.
2. "Wikipedia." Scholastic. 20 Nov 2006 <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scholastic_Press>.
3. "Scholastic." Scholastic. 20 Nov 2006 <http://scholastic.ca/clubs/>.





James Brown


James Brown is mentioned on page 39 of A Tourists Guide to Grengarry. Neil mentions him and his famous song "Say it Loud, I'm Black and I'm Proud"

James Brown is a African American singer who was born May 3, 1933 in Barnwell, South Carolina, United States of America. His fourth and current wife is Tommie Raye Hynie. James Brown had five kids with his different wives. Their children's names are Deanna, Terry, Daryl, Venisha and Yamma. James Brown is still alive today.

James Brown was a very successful singer. He was also a songwriter, a bandleader and a record producer. His career started in 1953 when he joined the “Famous Flames” group. Their first release was called “Please, Please, Please.”external image S2-02_James_Brown.jpg

Some of his other songs include: Try Me, I'll Go Crazy, Bewildered, Night Train, Out of Sight, Say it Loud I’m Black and I’m Proud, Papa's Got a Brand New Bag, I Got You and many, many more! For all of James Brown's songs that make the top 100 songs at some point on the Billboard R&B Singles Chart, the Billboard Hot 100 chart or the UK singles chart, visit: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Brown_discography

James Brown was part of four of the 500 best albums in history. The 4 album are called: Live at the Apollo (1963), In the Jungle Groove (1986), Star Time (1991) and 20 All-Time Greatest Hits! (1991)






Picture of James Brown's album cover

Sources:
1. "Wikipedia." James Brown. 20 Nov 2006 <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Brown_(musician)>.
2. "Funky-Stuff." James Brown. 20 Nov 2006 <http://www.funky-stuff.com/jamesbrown/biography.htm>.
3. "Imdb." James Brown. 20 Nov 2006 <http://imdb.com/name/nm0113768/>.



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