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Joan Of Arc

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  • Item #: 011790
    ISBN: 9780064437486
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    The fascinating story of a thirteen year-old girl who led France to independence from English rule. The tragic, child-friendly telling of this story shows her courage, vision, determination, and perhaps madness. From her poor childhood to her appalling martyrdom, see how she eventually came to be known as Joan of Arc and was made a saint by the church. Beautiful color illustrations complete the book. 45 pgs.

  • Item #: 030640
    ISBN: 9780486437545
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    This Dover children's thrift edition tells the fascinating 15th century story of Jeanne d'Arc, a young farm girl who is called to lead the French army in the fight to free their country from the English.

  • Item #: 014612
    ISBN: 9780756635268
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  • Item #: 064492
    ISBN: 9780448483047
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  • Item #: 021539
    ISBN: 9780531228289
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  • Item #: 035053
    ISBN: 9781402751202
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  • Item #: 022750
    ISBN: 9781402756627
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  • Item #: 000646
    ISBN: 9780898702682
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    Did you know that Mark Twain wrote a major work on Joan of Arc? I didn't either! However, Mark Twain himself stated, "I like Joan of Arc best of all my books; and it is the best…" He spent twelve years researching detailed accounts written by both the French and the English, and two years writing. This story is amazingly told (remember, it is written by one of the best storytellers of all time!), as Twain ingeniously has a fictional man by the name of Alden, translating a fictional memoir by the narrator and Joan's long time friend, de Conte. This is an extraordinary book about an infamous woman, written by a literary phenomenon. Pb, 452 pgs. – elise

  • Item #: 028581
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  • Item #: 069830
    ISBN: 9780863154515
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       Originally written in the mid-twentieth century, this text provides readers with an interesting overview of some of the leading personalities and events from world history, beginning with the fall of the Roman Empire to the close of the reign of Queen Elizabeth. Students will gain valuable exposure to the laws and culture that developed in medieval Europe, as well as the significant changes that came to people in the West because of the Crusades. Several chapters also touch upon the feudal system in Europe, the influence of the monks and monasteries, and the exploits of influential knights and monarchs. Some of the cultural references in the text material are a bit dated, yet this world history supplement still offers readers a useful overview of the early development of Western Europe. 216 pgs, pb. ~ Mike

  • Item #: 017161
    ISBN: 9781600790294
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    Joan of Arc, John Bunyan, Albert Schweitzer, George Mueller, Florence Nightingale, Clara Barton, Louis Pasteur, Dwight L. Moody, John Wanamaker, George W. Carver, Keith Argraves.

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  • Item #: 057375
    ISBN: 9781596474239
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    Some students are natural story tellers; their creative-writing juices flow freely. Then you have some kids who need a small nudge, or an idea to work with, and then they open up; yet others draw a total blank if you tell them to write an original story. This book is a tool for parents and teachers to guide all types of young writers in drawing out an original tale from them. This book contains 48 prompts for writing stories & essays, but these are more than your typical sentence or two. Your student is given a starter paragraph, a setting or situation, followed by a series of questions that lead to sentences that lead to paragraphs. Idea prompts are there too, like asking you to draw a picture of a scene. Then you are asked to get more specific with directives like why questions and asking you to write a dialogue. Editing tips help you refine your writing, and a literary and screen tie-in are suggested that goes along with the theme. What an interesting tie-in! These introduce students to other writings/films containing similar ideas as their prompts, teach them to observe literary characteristics, and highlight other interesting elements in stories. Here is an example for you called "Waiting Room." To start: Not much happens in the bus station in this small town in Iowa. Both the place and the people waiting for their buses to arrive or depart appear unremarkable. It's a sleepy place where nothing ever seems to happen. Questions: How does the room smell? What color is the floor? Describe the calendar on the wall. How comfortable are the chairs? How well-lit is the room? One woman is reading in an unusual manner. What is she reading and how is she doing it? Etc. Short & Sweet: Write a description of this place in one long sentence. Try using dashes or a semi-colon to extend the sentence. Starting Up: Write three 90-word first-person action stories that start in this boring place. Here are 7 possible beginnings: 1. The woman who is reading starts tearing up her book. 2. A mime enters the room and starts performing. Etc. Write Away: Pick the opening you like best & develop it into a longer story. Try to capture the irony of this unlikely place as the setting for such an outlandish story. Make sure the setting is important, you have involved minor characters, and picked the right narrator, etc. Read to Write: Consider reading "On the Late Bus" by Susan Enberg. Notice how a seemingly inconsequential conversation between passengers prompts a troubled girl to reconsider her life. On the Screen: Check out the academy award winning comedy "It Happened One Night" starring Claudette Colbert & Clark Gable. Enjoy the comic contrast of the glamorous socialite against the unglamorous world of bus travel in the 1930s. The end of the book contains fifty more one-line writing prompts, and some student samples with comments. A diverse collection of well-thought-out prompts that encourages students to develop their writing ability while practicing the "Seven C's of good writing:" clear, composed, correct, concise, convincing, compelling, and clever. Pb, 118pp ~ Sara

  • Item #: 012302
    ISBN: 9780689714191
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    Read about the life of a young pioneer girl through her diary. Catherine Cabot Hall, age 13, begins a diary to record her days. Share her story as you read about the struggles and joys she faces growing up in New England in the 1830's.

  • Item #: 002063
    ISBN: 9780064440400
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    The exciting story of the eruption of Parícutan in Mexico which began as a mound in a farmer's field. This volcano not only changed the shape of the land, but the lives of all who lived nearby.

  • Item #: 029936
    ISBN: 9780440496038
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    I devoured all of Joan Aiken's books when I was younger, and this one was no exception. I loved the story about Bonnie and her cousin Sylvia, who overcame depressing and odd events with cooperation, cheerfulness, and faith. The story begins in the deep of winter, with Bonnie expectantly awaiting the arrival of her cousin Sylvia. Although the troublesome wolves of that region cause some trouble with the train, Sylvia arrives and Bonnie, who is aching for a friend, is sure they will have a wonderful time. Unfortunately, soon their guardian and school teacher Miss Slighcarp, a distant "cousin" arrives as well to watch over them and the household while their parents leave on a cruise to improve Bonnie's mother's health. Miss Slighcarp hardly waits until the parents are gone to wreak havoc on the household, send the "spoiled brats" away, and try and discover how to get her hands on Bonnie's father's fortune. The cousins must go to great lengths to restore Bonnie's house and to find their father's lawyer, in a distant city, to help them. - Jess

  • Item #: 015551
    ISBN: 9781882514052
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    Main text for study package. As with other Famous Men books, it contains biographical sketches of famous men of the period, from Germanic chiefs to Joan of Arc (famous woman!). Other featured individuals include Attila, Patrick of Ireland, Charlemagne, Mohammed, Canute, and Marco Polo. Revised edition includes five new chapters by Rob Shearer, 36 chapters total.

  • Item #: 004123
    ISBN: 9780981856636
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    Justinian I, Theodora, Richard I (The Lionheart), Leif Eriksson, William I (The Conqueror), Genghis Khan, Francis of Assisi, Marco Polo, and Joan of Arc

  • Item #: 019889
    ISBN: 9780064441988
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    A sequel to Long Way to a New Land following the fortunes of the Erik family as they travel from New York City to the farmlands of Minnesota. Historical accuracy and artful fiction are woven into an interesting and instructive story.

  • Item #: 059339
    ISBN: 9781481420860
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    Learn about the Trojan horse and how it helped win a war! Complete with colorful illustrations, this Ready to Read Level 2 reader is 30 softcover pages. – Laura

  • Item #: 019888
    ISBN: 9780064441001
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    A captivating story based on the immigration of a Swedish family to America in 1868, this tale captures the hunger, rough crossing, and confused joy upon arrival that were integral parts of the experience.

  • Item #: 043010
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    This is a great tool for beginning drivers preparing to take the driving test for the first time, or for more experienced drivers who wish to brush up on the rules of the road. The interactive software contains over 90 minutes of video and animation covering driving regulations and requirements, traffic signs and signals, lane usage, vehicle operation, road safety, and driving tips and techniques. An additional section covers other topics of common interest including what to do in case of a collision, tips for buying or renting a car, and information on auto club memberships. In addition to the video clips, a good deal of text is offered for each topic. This information can be printed right from the program so you can quickly refer to the material at a later date, without having to sift through the video clips to find what you're looking for. A quiz is offered at the end of nearly every section to evaluate memory retention of the information presented. A final, cumulative exam tests your knowledge on every aspect of driving and vehicle operation. System requirements: Windows – Win 98/ ME/2000/XP, 486 or faster, 640 x 480 monitor, Sound Blaster compatible sound card & speakers, 4x CD-ROM drive. Macintosh – Mac OS 7.5-9/ OS X Classic Mode, 100 MHz PowerPC or faster, 32 MB RAM (48 MB recommended,) 640 x 480, thousands of colors, 4x CD-ROM drive. ~ Rachel P.

  • Item #: 002228
    ISBN: 9780064431743
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    The Farmer lost his hat and is looking all over for it! He's asked just about every animal nearby where his hat has gone to, but all of the animals have mistaken his hat for something else. Wait until you see what has happened to it! By Joan L. Nodset, pictures by Fritz Siebel.

  • Item #: 042967
    ISBN: 9781601591173
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    This colorful workbook offers many pages of pre-writing practice disguised as fun follow-the-path and tracing activities. The first twenty pages are brightly colored pictures with paths for kids to trace as they help the frog jump across the lily pads, the plane land on the runway, and other similar concepts. The paths get increasingly difficult, calling for more and more control and concentration. The next several pages move on to tracing shapes (appearing on inviting coloring pages) and then specific strokes. Two full pages of bright stickers provide further fun and motivation for young students. 32 pgs, perforated for easy removal. – Melissa

  • Item #: 016559
    ISBN: 9780570075707
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  • Item #: 007748
    ISBN: 9780064441803
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    When Small Wolf encounters settlers on the Island of Hills, (now Manhattan), he discovers that their ideas about who owns the land are much different from those of his people. A poignant story about the impact of European settlers on Native American's.

  • Item #: 025520
    ISBN: 9780440226765
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    Thirteen year old Frances Mary Kelly, along with her four brothers and sisters, feels alone and betrayed. Their widowed mother sent them west on the orphan train to St. Joseph, Missouri in 1856. Although she made the ultimate sacrifice because she can not take care of them, the children don't understand. The children are split up, and Francis Mary must pretend to be a boy in order to look after her youngest brother. Her adventures soon entangle her in the Underground Railroad. Was this really the best decision their mother could have made?

  • Item #: 053067
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    All neatly packed in a large storage pouch, this set includes a drawing board, 2 triangles, mmArc Compass®, 2 sets Tangrams, roll of removable tape, t-square, 4-in-1 Ruler®, Goniometer, and centimeter cubes. Tools to help in learning basic geometry and is used in Level G of RightStart Mathematics.

  • Item #: 004958
    ISBN: 9781883937089
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    Two cultures and faiths struggle against each other in this exciting and powerful novel. You can almost hear the clash of arms and taste the great feasts in this authentic recreation of 9th century Europe, when Viking raiders ravaged the coast of Ireland.

  • Item #: 002062
    ISBN: 9780064442060
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    Christmas is coming, and Danny's father is away digging for gold. Danny needs to get a letter to him, asking him to come home for Christmas. But the snow is so deep no one will carry the mail - no one except for Snowshoe Thompson. The tale of John "Snowshoe" Thompson, a Scandinavian immigrant to California in 1850s.