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

Puffin Books, 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 ...


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 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 ...


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 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 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 ...


The Youngest Mountain Man
Gary Kelley

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, especially ...


The Youngest Witness: A Memoir of Innocence and Retribution
Donathan P Heimbecker

Donathan P. Heimbecker, 2015

Heimbecker’s mother died quietly, alone, and she was not happy the last time they sat together, listening to Italian opera. He swore that day he would not die in suffering from issues of religious doctrine or an acquiescent conscience. This memoir began at that moment. The stories you will read here bear witness to three generations of a uniquely American family and the fierce loneliness that came with growing up as preacher’s kids in the ...


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 ...


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

Jabby House Publications, 2014

A book about death is really a book about life and love. Contrary to what I thought this book was about, it left me with a feeling of warmth and appreciation for my life and the people who are part of my life. This book does a great job of bringing you back of the great memories of your childhood and the impact of the interactions with your family. Great Book! –Gary Rush, Professional Life Coach. Anthony Robbins Leadership Team A Son's ...


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

Harbour Books, 1995


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.


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

Puffin Books, 2011

Tristan and his companions have finally reached England with the Holy Grail. But his job of protecting the Grail is not over yet. For when they return, they find that much has changed for the worse in their country. Tristan's abbey has been destroyed, and Sherwood Forest suffers under the terrible reign of the Sheriff of Nottingham. As Tristan and his friends journey through England to deliver their precious cargo to the Templars, they must band ...


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

Puffin Books, 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 ...


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 ...


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.


Anastasia's Album: The Last Tsar's Youngest Daughter Tells Her Own Story
Hugh Brewster

Hyperion, 1996

An award-winning author uses Anastasia's own photos, watercolors, letters, and diaries, long hidden in Russian archives, to reveal an engaging portrait of Russia's last princess, her family, and their difficult exile in Siberia after the Russian revolution.



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