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The Castle of Llyr

By Lloyd Alexander
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  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
  • Isbn : 1429961961
  • Pages : 192
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
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The Castle of Llyr by Lloyd Alexander, Book Three in The Chronicles of Prydain Princess Eilonwy hates to leave her friend Taran, Assistant Pig-Keeper, and her beloved home, Caer Dallben. Why does she have to go to the Isle of Mona to train as a proper lady when she's already a princess? But Eilonwy soon faces much more than the ordeal of becoming a dignified young maiden, for she possesses magical powers sought by the evil enchantress Queen Achren. When Eilonwy is put under a deep spell, Taran and his companions set out on a dangerous quest to rescue her. Yet how can a lowly Assistant Pig-Keeper hope to stand against the most evil enchantress in all of Prydain?

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  • File Pdf: the-golden-dream-of-carlo-chuchio.pdf

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A beautiful Kirkassi girl, cold-eyed villains and smiling killers, a bazaar merchant peddling slightly used dreams—could any young adventurer ask for more? Not Carlo Chuchio, who is seeking hidden treasure on the legendary Road of Golden Dreams. With Baksheesh, the world's worst camel-puller, Carlo leads a caravan through the realm of Keshavar. Robbed of all but his underdrawers, mistaken for a mighty warrior and then for a crown prince, Carlo risks his life for a prize that may not even exist. Newbery medalist Lloyd Alexander weaves a glorious tale of adventure, love, and the treasures that matter most. The Golden Dream of Carlo Chuchio is a 2008 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

Paperback Inferno Index

By Kevin R. Smith
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Kevin R. Smith
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages :
  • Category : Reference
  • Reads : 896
  • File Pdf: paperback-inferno-index.pdf

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Indexes, covers and tables of contents of Paperback Inferno (issues 43-97, 1983-1992), the paperback reviews journal of the British Science Fiction Association (BSFA). As well as complete tables of contents of all these issues, this book includes indexes to every book and magazine reviewed, every cover artist, and every letter writer, along with summary statistics of the issues.

Connecting Children with Classics: A Reader-Centered Approach to Selecting and Promoting Great Literature

By Meagan Lacy,Pauline Dewan
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Isbn : 1440844402
  • Pages : 482
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Reads : 306
  • File Pdf: connecting-children-with-classics.pdf

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This readers' advisory and collection development guide identifies hundreds of books that can help children connect with books and develop into engaged readers. It enables children's librarians, collection development specialists in public libraries, as well as K–8 school librarians and teachers to choose from the best in traditional and modern children's titles. • Enables collection development specialists who are building a new collection or strengthening/augmenting an existing one to create balanced and enduring collections • Serves librarians seeking to increase their knowledge about children's classics and help young readers get more out of them • Helps teachers who are looking for ways to use literature in the classroom, as well as parents seeking books that are suited to their child's interests, needs, and problems

Written for Children

By John Rowe Townsend
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Scarecrow Press
  • Isbn : 1461731046
  • Pages : 399
  • Category : Education
  • Reads : 688
  • File Pdf: written-for-children.pdf

Book Summary:

An authoritative history and analysis of the best British and American children's literature through 1994, with a new 2003 postscript on J.K.Rowling and Philip Pullman.

Representing Children in Chinese and U.S. Children's Literature

By Claudia Nelson,Rebecca Morris
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1317065972
  • Pages : 250
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 898
  • File Pdf: representing-children-in-chinese-and-u-s-children-s-literature.pdf

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Bringing together children’s literature scholars from China and the United States, this collection provides an introduction to the scope and goals of a field characterized by active but also distinctive scholarship in two countries with very different rhetorical traditions. The volume’s five sections highlight the differences between and overlapping concerns of Chinese and American scholars, as they examine children’s literature with respect to cultural metaphors and motifs, historical movements, authorship, didacticism, important themes, and the current status of and future directions for literature and criticism. Wide-ranging and admirably ambitious in its encouragement of communication between scholars from two major nations, Representing Children in Chinese and U.S. Children’s Literature serves as a model for examining how and why children’s literature, more than many literary forms, circulates internationally.

Guinevere's Gamble

By Nancy McKenzie
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Isbn : 037585360X
  • Pages : 368
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 310
  • File Pdf: guinevere-s-gamble.pdf

Book Summary:

The second book in the Chrysalis Queen Quartet, starring the young Guinevere. Much has changed over the last few months in Gwynedd, but Guinevere is still uncertain where her future lies. She recently made the unsettling discovery that she has been guarded all her life by a pagan tribe who believes she is destined to save them—they believe she and the great king will one day wed. But this prophecy is so at odds with her inferior position in the castle as Queen Alyse and King Pellinore’s lowly ward, she can’t believe it’s true. Now more complications arise as Guinevere and her cousin accompany Alyse and Pellinore to a meeting between Welsh kings, presided over by one of the High King Arthur’s knights. While there, Guinevere discovers she has a powerful enemy: King Arthur’s sister, Princess Morgaine. But why would Morgaine hate her? Guinevere is tumbling into her destiny in ways she never imagined, and she may soon have to face the prophecy with new eyes. . . .

The Black Cauldron 50th Anniversary Edition

By Lloyd Alexander
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
  • Isbn : 1627795448
  • Pages : 224
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 916
  • File Pdf: the-black-cauldron-50th-anniversary-edition.pdf

Book Summary:

Henry Holt Books for Young Readers is proud to publish this 50th Anniversary Edition of Lloyd Alexander's classic Newbery Honor winner The Black Cauldron, the second book in the Chronicles of Prydain, with a new introduction by fellow Newbery Honor winner Rebecca Stead. In the land of Prydain, evil is never far away. Arawn, Lord of the Land of Death, has been building an army of dark warriors to take over Prydain, and the only way to stop him is to destroy the Black Cauldron he uses to create his dreaded soldiers. Taran the Assistant Pig-Keeper and his loyal companions must journey deep into Arawn's domain to destroy the Black Cauldron. For each of them, the quest has a special meaning. For Taran, it is the glorious opportunity to use his first sword in battle. But war requires a sacrifice greater than he'd ever imagined. . . .

Ethics for the Young Mind

By Jerome S. Allender,Donna Sclarow Allender
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1317260309
  • Pages : 168
  • Category : Social Science
  • Reads : 403
  • File Pdf: ethics-for-the-young-mind.pdf

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Ethics for the Young Mind is both a curriculum and a story. This book is designed to assist teachers and parents in their endeavors to educate young people about behaving ethically. Messy ethics, practical applications, and teaching ethics are the main topics. The book begins with a focus on right versus wrong and moves on to an exploration of combining rules with compassion. The authors explore what happens when right confronts a conflicting right, and the hard work of a meaningful ethical classroom discussion. The practical applications provided in the book demonstrate how to stop bullying before the social fabric of a community breaks down. Offering vivid classroom and real-life examples, the book works through the challenges and rewards of creating ethical classrooms and other communities—even at home. The authors address global concerns and the overall need for adolescents to develop a work ethic to have success in creating an ethical community.

Taliesin, Or, the Bards and Druids of Britain

By D.W. Nash
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Рипол Классик
  • Isbn : 5877279726
  • Pages :
  • Category : History
  • Reads : 654
  • File Pdf: taliesin-or-the-bards-and-druids-of-britain.pdf

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Writers Directory

By NA NA
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 1349036501
  • Pages : 1550
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 894
  • File Pdf: writers-directory.pdf

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