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  • Item #: 031645
    ISBN: 9781853261152
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    Be swept away into the romantic world of long ago. Arthurian tales have been passed down through history, and Andrew Lang has put together this selection of tales for all to enjoy. As you read along you will be enamored by a young boy being crowned king, the Knights of the Round Table performing heroic deeds, the quest for the Holy Grail, and the fight for Guinevere's heart. Black-and-white illustrations throughout the book add to the richness of the tales. 141 pgs, pb. - elise

  • Item #: 029148
    ISBN: 9780823410637
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    There are many tales of bravery and chivalry, of battles and adventures surrounding King Arthur and his knights. One such tales is of Sir Gareth of Orkney, retold here as the Kitchen Knight. An unknown young man turns up at King Arthur's court with three requests; the first is for food and shelter for a year, at the end of which the two other requests will be asked. These last two requests find him on an adventure to rescue a proud lady's sister from the most fearsome and perilous knight alive. How does he handle himself in battle? How does he handle himself under the scorn of the proud lady? How does he handle himself in the final big test? The full-page illustrations are bright and colorful, and the language goes well with the genre of the story. Pb, 32 pgs. ~ Zach

  • Item #: 028454
    ISBN: 9780794514839
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  • Item #: 037904
    ISBN: 9780143106951
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    Sir Thomas Malory's Le Morte d' Arthur is one of the greatest epics of the fifteenth century. His chivalric tales of King Arthur, Queen Guinevere, Sir Lancelot, and Merlin spawned many adaptations that continue to entertain audiences today. Death of King Arthur is one such retelling, by the historian Peter Ackroyd. Ackroyd states in the beginning of the book, "I have tried my best to convert Malory's sonorous and exhilarating prose into a more contemporary idiom…I have also chosen to abbreviate the narrative in pursuit of clarity and simplicity." Ackroyd is a great storyteller; his "translation" is very readable and stays true to the spirit of Malory's original work. A must-read for any fan of Arthurian legends. 316 pgs, pb. ~ Lisa
  • Item #: 066458
    ISBN: 9780486283470
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  • Item #: 022377
    ISBN: 9781890517359
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  • Item #: 011999
    ISBN: 9780140371499
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    This book is all about the legendary King Arthur. Before Arthur is born, the new high king murders the rightful heir to the throne. But soon after that, the Saxons invade his land and he makes several mistakes, ending in his death. Learn of Arthur's adventures, including pulling the sword Excaliber from the stone. ~ Mark

  • Item #: 003624
    ISBN: 9780140430646
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  • Item #: 046523
    ISBN: 9780486415918
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    This is the classic novel about a man named Hank, who is knocked unconscious in the gun factory where he works and wakes up in Britain at the time of Camelot. Though he is at first imprisoned and sentenced to death, his "futuristic" ways soon lead him to safety and adoration. He introduces all kinds of modern ideas and processes to the medieval era, earning praise from some and hatred from others. Readers will love this humorous and satiric novel, written by the great Mark Twain. 268 pgs, pb. ~Rachel

  • Item #: 019511
    ISBN: 9780553211436
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    "It was in Warwick Castle that I came across the curious stranger whom I am going to talk about" – and so Mark Twain introduces us to the "true" story of a nineteenth-century American man who finds himself transported back to medieval times after a hard hit to the head. We meet the curious stranger, Hank Morgan, as a fellow tourist and soon find that he knows much more about the castle's history than even the tour guide. The rest of this fast-paced novel is a reading from Mr. Morgan's journal, provided as proof of his unbelievable Round Table adventures. Cleverly using his nineteenth-century knowledge, Morgan fools the court into thinking that he is a wizard – perhaps even more powerful than Merlin! Assuming the superiority of the nineteenth century and blind to its flaws, Morgan attempts to modernize the middle ages with hilarious, and sometimes disastrous, results. Hidden beneath the comical scenes is a thought-provoking social satire, making this a true intellectual classic. 316 pages, paperback. – Rachel
  • Item #: 008252
    ISBN: 9780486214450
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    This book chronicles the adventures Arthur has on his journey to becoming king. It includes everything from pulling Excalibur from an anvil to adventures with Merlin and various knights.

  • Item #: 013538
    ISBN: 9780486421803
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    12 legendary tales from the days of noble King Arthur appear in this inexpensive thrift edition. Some of the exciting adventures included are The Drawing of the Sword, The Sword of Excalibur, and How the Round Table Began. An Evergreen Classic. 174 pgs.

  • Item #: 018535
    ISBN: 9780141321011
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    Relive the famous legends of King Arthur and his Knights in this book. The medieval stories include tales of honor, bravery, battles, and adventures. Black and white drawings illustrate the book.

  • Item #: 069345
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    Red/gold design with silver/white stripes.

  • Item #: 037080
    ISBN: 9781402725340
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  • Item #: 044514
    ISBN: 9780486808697
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  • Item #: 069353
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    Red/gold design with silver/white stripes.

  • Item #: 035357
    ISBN: 9781615380633
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  • Item #: 009320
    ISBN: 9780441627400
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    Everyone has heard of Camelot and King Arthur, Kay and Merlyn, and Guinevere and Lancelot. This epic tale will introduce you to the other less familiar characters of King Arthur's time - Gawain and Gaharis, King Pellinore and Morgan le Fary, and a long list of other characters entwined in this fantasy masterpiece. Contains The Sword and the Stone, The Queen of Air and Darkness, The Ill-Made Knight, and The Candle in the Wind. 639 pgs.

  • Item #: 022642
    ISBN: 9781933150253
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     The Legends of King Arthur and His Court is based on a 1908 rendition of the King Arthur legends. There are scores of Arthurian legends out there, sometimes containing disturbing elements. This version follows the noble style set forth by Alfred Lord Tennyson, who emphasized chivalry. In this text the knights’ words are actual lines from Tennyson. Ten stories span Arthur’s life: being crowned king, marrying Guinevere, creating the Knights of the Round Table, chasing the holy grail, etc.

  • Item #: 007870
    ISBN: 9781945841149
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    The Sword in the Stone, King Arthur, Guinevere, Sir Percival Meets a Lady, The Round Table, Sir Lancelot's Journey, A Queen, Sir Bedivere, Merlin's Magic.

  • Item #: 073754
    ISBN: 9781945841095
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  • Item #: 035353
    ISBN: 9781615380626
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  • Item #: 029843
    ISBN: 9780451531490
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    This edition of Malory's Le Morte d' Arthur has been updated and made more readable by Keith Baines. Now you can read the classic tales of King Arthur, the Knights of the Round Table, Sir Launcelot, and others without stumbling through the archaic, 15th-century text. 512 pgs. - Jess

  • Item #: 017694
    ISBN: 9780486498294
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  • Item #: 022655
    ISBN: 9781933150260
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     The Lessons of King Arthur Study Guide provides a lesson for each book chapter and helps students dig in to the stories but also the principles of good character, with Biblical support. Students read a book chapter and then respond to the questions, do vocabulary work, write, draw, research, complete an activity and keep a notebook of their work. Students are asked thought-provoking questions about characters’ behaviors and also about their own character in comparison. Vocabulary and answers are provided for teacher assistance, but a percentage of questions request the student’s own input (answers will vary). In addition, students will research story-related aspects: a quest, night constellations, the holy grail, etc. Directions for an oral presentation and hosting a Medieval Tournament are also included. When students are asked to write or draw, pages with large Celtic-style borders are provided. Answer Key is located in the back.

  • Item #: 008325
    ISBN: 9781402725036
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  • Item #: 004438
    ISBN: 9781555763572
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  • Item #: 038600
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  • Item #: 045495
    ISBN: 9781495296031
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