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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 ...


The Youngest Partisan: A Young Boy Who Fought the Nazis
A. Romi Cohen, Leonard Ciaccio

Mesorah Pubns Ltd, 2002

A. Romi Cohen was a precocious, active 10-year old when the Nazis invaded Poland. Soon afterward, they and their puppet regime took over his native Czechoslovakia, and for the next five years he was a hunted fugitive and a valiant fighter with the partisans. This memoir is a roller coaster of excitement and emotion, as young Romi is separated from his mother, risks his life to save his father and others, crosses borders, flees for his life with ...


The Youngest Doll (Latin American Women Writers)
Rosario Ferre

University of Nebraska Press, 1991

A gentle maiden aunt who has been victimized for years unexpectedly retaliates through her talent for making life-sized dolls filled with honey. “The Youngest Doll,” based on a family anecdote, is a stunning literary expression of Rosario Ferré’s feminist and social concerns. It is the premier story in a collection that was originally published in Spanish in 1976 as Papeles de Pandora and is now translated into English by the author. ...


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 ...


A Daughter's Tale: The Memoir of Winston Churchill's Youngest Child
Mary Soames

Random House, 2012

In this charming and intimate memoir, Winston Churchill’s youngest daughter shares stories from her remarkable life—and tells of the unbreakable bond she forged with her father through some of the most tumultuous years in British history.   Now approaching her ninetieth birthday, Mary Soames is the only surviving child of Winston and Clementine Churchill. Through a combination of personal reminiscences and never-before-published diary ...


Literacy and the Youngest Learner: Best Practices for Educators of Children from Birth to 5
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 ...


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 ...


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 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 ...


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 ...


The Youngest Drover: A True Story About Growing Up on a Cattle Drive
Ron Carter

Harbour Books, 1995



Dr. Raymond Edwards, 2014

This is not just another reminiscence of war-time years, though it starts during that period. The book is a biography of a HULL family the Edwards' and in particular the youngest of ten children. The book was written for the authors children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and extended family, in order that they may have some sort of record of their family and, in particular, what the author has been doing with his near 80 years on this ...


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 ...


The Youngest Bishop in England: Beneath the Surface of Mormonism
Robert Bridgstock

See Sharp Press, 2014

Part memoir, part analytical work, this book details Robert Bridgstock's life as an active Mormon, his struggles with his faith, his submerging of such doubts for the sake of keeping peace with his devout family, and his eventual departure from the Church. After joining the Mormon Church at the age of 18, Bridgstock went on to become the youngest Mormon bishop in England and remained active in the Church for more than four decades, serving in ...


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 ...


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 ...


The Youngest Mountain Man

Old Line Publishing, LLC, 2010

How would you feel if Indians attacked your wagon, killed your Ma and Pa and kidnapped your little sister, Hannah? Thirteen-year-old Jacob Thompson is alive to tell his story only because he was rescued by two rough old mountain men in this pre-Oregon Trail adventure. Prophet is an old trapper who teaches Jacob mountain man’s ways as they search for his sister. Four-Toes Wallace is Prophet’s grouchy partner who has no use for anyone, ...


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 ...


Teaching the Youngest Writers (Maupin House)
Marcia S. Freeman

Maupin House, 2013

Teaching the Youngest Writers helps kindergarten and first-grade teachers understand the stages of emergent writing and the models children need to progress; how to model writing; how to set up a classroom for Writer's Workshop; how to schedule and organize daily writing workshop; how to conduct an Author's Chair; how to model efficient peer conferences that really work; and explains narrative and expository techniques to teach young writers.


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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