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Keeper of the Grail (The Youngest Templar, Book 1)
Michael Spradlin

Puffin, 2009

As an orphan, Tristan never dreamed he would travel the world or discover the truth about his past. But all that changes when the Knights Templar ride through the abbey on their way to battle. Suddenly, Tristan finds himself as a squire to one of the most respected knights. While exciting, it is also dangerous, as Tristan gets caught between rival knights desperate for power and entrusted with the most sacred relic?the Holy Grail. With the help ...


Talking, Drawing, Writing: Lessons for Our Youngest Writers
Martha Horn, Mary Ellen Giacobbe

Stenhouse Publishers, 2007

In the early grades, talking and drawing can provide children with a natural pathway to writing, yet these components are often overlooked. In Talking, Drawing, Writing: Lessons for Our Youngest Writers Martha Horn and Mary Ellen Giacobbe invite readers to join them in classrooms where they listen, watch, and talk with children, then use what they learn to create lessons designed to meet children where they are and lead them into the world ...


Queen Victoria's Youngest Son
Charlotte Zeepvat

Thistle Publishing, 2013

Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany, was the most intelligent of Queen Victoria’s four sons. He was the youngest, a strong-willed, likeable character with an immense thirst for life who faced two overwhelming handicaps. One was haemophilia, then barely understood, which might have killed him at any moment, and in any case subjected him to recurring pain and disability. The other was his mother’s determination to keep complete control over his ...


Yang the Youngest and his Terrible Ear
Lensey Namioka

Yearling, 1994

Everyone in the Yang family is a talented musician except for nine-year-old Yingtao, the youngest Yang. Even after years of violin lessons from his father, Yingtao cannot make beautiful music. Now that his family has moved from China to Seattle, Yingtao wants to learn English and make new friends at school. Still, he must make time to practice his violin for an important family recital to help his father get more students. Yingtao is afraid his ...


About the Authors: Writing Workshop with Our Youngest Writers
Katie Wood Ray, Lisa B Cleaveland

Heinemann, 2004

About the Authors is about the littlest authors - those in kindergarten through second grade. Based on a profound understanding of the ways in which young children learn, it shows teachers how to launch a writing workshop by inviting children to do what they do naturally - make stuff. So why not write books? Gifted educator and author of the best-selling What You Know by Heart (Heinemann, 2002), Katie Wood Ray has seen young authors do ...


The Youngest Son of a Millionaire
Paul Ventura

Paul Ventura, 2012

A book on how my family went from building and owning two banks and so much more to seven children poor.This story is how after my father died and lawyers did some real bad shady things to his will which put my mother in control and a man she meet at a bar used my mothers alcoholism to steal what my family took a lifetime to build.


The Youngest Parents
Robert Coles

W. W. Norton & Company, 2000

"This is an important, revelatory book."— The New Yorker " The Youngest Parents throws a major societal problem into startling focus."- Publishers Weekly Prominent child psychiatrist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Robert Coles asks us to shed our preconceptions and listen to the compelling voices of young women and men who are soon to become parents though barely out of childhood themselves. These teenage parents are black, white, and ...


Trail of Fate: Book 2 (The Youngest Templar)
Michael Spradlin

Puffin, 2010

As a templar, young Tristan is entrusted to protect the Holy Grail. But it is the Grail that protects him as he escapes the Holy LandÑand the evil Templar Sir HughÑand washes up, alone, on a foreign shore. Before long, TristanÕs adventures put him in danger, caught in the fighting between a heretical band of Cathars and the king of France, and still on the run from Sir Hugh. TristanÕs only chance to save the Grail is to make his way to ...


The Youngest Science: Notes of a Medicine-Watcher (Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Series)
Lewis Thomas

Penguin Books, 1995

From the 1920s when he watched his father, a general practitioner who made housecalls and wrote his prescriptions in Latin, to his days in medical school and beyond, Lewis Thomas saw medicine evolve from an art into a sophisticated science. The Youngest Science is Dr. Thomas's account of his life in the medical profession and an inquiry into what medicine is all about--the youngest science, but one rich in possibility and promise. He ...


The Youngest Mountain Man: A Nate Grisham Young Adult Adventure

Loose Cannon Ent., 2014

A coming of age story, by acclaimed Western author W.R. Benton. Life on the frontier could be harsh and even deadly, as fourteen year old Jared Patton learns when he is suddenly an orphan after his entire family is murdered by Oto Indians. Discovered by Nate Grisham and fellow mountain man Cotton, they informally adopt him and teach him how to live in a harsh, rugged land, where death may linger behind every tree, over any ridge, or come ...


No Summit out of Sight: The True Story of the Youngest Person to Climb the Seven Summits
Jordan Romero

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2014

Jordan Romero climbed Mount Everest at age thirteen—and he didn’t stop there. In this inspiring young adult memoir, he tells how he achieved such great heights. On May 22, 2010, at the age of thirteen, American teenager Jordan Romero became the youngest person to climb to the summit of Mount Everest. At fifteen, he became the youngest person to reach the summits of the tallest mountains on each of the seven continents. In this energizing ...


Youngest Hero, the (Lib)(CD)
Jerry B. Jenkins

Books on Tape, 2002

In this emotional story of parental love, a single mother of a teenage baseball player who exhibits the batting eye of a professional athlete, tries to shield and protect her son from the world of over-zealous scouts, hard-nosed coaches, and money-hungry agents. Guided by his mother's firm and steadfast wisdom and his extraordinary talent, both mother and son make it to the major leagues. In the end, THE YOUNGEST HERO reveals that when it comes ...


The Youngest Templar: Robards Revenge, Part 1, 2012

This short novella picks up where The Youngest Templar: Orphan of Destiny left off. Now that Tristan has completed his quest and learned his true identity he has been knighted and joined the Templars. His friends Robard and Maryam return to Sherwood where Robard has unfinished business with the Shire Reeve of Nottingham, William Wendenal. But villainy has been visited upon Robard's home and now Maryam, the Merry Men and Tristan must act quickly ...


The Youngest Son: How Cancer Stole My Father But Gave Me My Dad

Jabby House Publications, 2014

A Son's Farewell Cancer tells a million different stories. For some, cancer is about hope, overcoming challenges and recovery. For others, the story cancer tells is one of despair, anger, depression and loss. The Youngest Son is as much a story about a father of six diagnosed with terminal cancer as it is about how the family of someone diagnosed with a terminal disease also faces their own grim prognosis. It is about the stages of grief ...


John Fitzgerald Kennedy: America's Youngest President (Childhood of Famous Americans)
Lucy Post Frisbee

Aladdin, 1986

A biography telling of the fights, sports, religion, heritage, and patiotism of John F. Kennedy's boyhood which leads to his presidency.


Literacy and the Youngest Learner: Best Practices for Educators of Children from Birth to 5 (Teaching ...
V. Susan Bennett-Armistead, Nell K. Duke, ...

Teaching Resources, 2005

Research shows that literacy—the ability to listen, speak, read, and write - begins developing long before children enter elementary school. This book helps early childhood educators nurture that development. It begins with an argument for offering children literacy-rich activities and creating an environment for carrying out those activities. It then focuses on enjoyable and effective ways to build essential skills, such as oral language and ...


How Magnus Carlsen Became the Youngest Chess Grandmaster in the World: The Story and the Games
Simen Agdestein

New In Chess,Csi, 2013

At the age of 13 years, 4 months and 26 days, Magnus Carlsen became the youngest chess grandmaster in the world. The international press raved about the Norwegian prodigy. The Washington Post even called him ‘the Mozart of chess’. Ten years on Magnus Carlsen is the number one in the world rankings and a household name far beyond chess circles. Time Magazine listed him as one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2013. How ...


Star Mother's Youngest Child
Louise Moeri

Houghton Mifflin, 1975

The grumpy old woman had never properly celebrated Christmas until the year Star Mother's youngest child came to Earth to find out what Christmas was all about.


Orphan of Destiny: Book 3 (The Youngest Templar)
Michael Spradlin

Puffin, 2011

Tristan and his companions-the fiery archer Robard Hode and the assassin maid Maryam-have escaped to England. But tragedy has occurred to Tristan's beloved abbey while they were on the Third Crusade, and Robard's home in Sherwood Forest suffers under the rule of the Sheriff of Nottingham. Many obstacles still prevent them from delivering the Holy Grail into safe hands. Tristan must defeat the evil Sir Hugh in one final battle. And he must learn ...


My Youngest, There's No One Like You (Birth Order Books)
Dr. Kevin Leman, Kevin II Leman

Revell, 2005

Every child is special. And every child deserves to be recognized for what makes him or her unique. In these creative and heartwarming books, birth order guru, Dr. Kevin Leman, and his artist son, Kevin Leman II, follow up on their new birth order series for children. Following My Firstborn, There's No One Like You, these next two books in the series continue using birth order principles to convey love, acceptance, and a sense of individuality ...



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