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King Of The Wind

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  • Item #: 020969
    ISBN: 9781416927860
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    Story of the Godolphin Arabian, ancestor of the famous racehorse Man o' War. A Newbery Medal winner.

  • Item #: 023201
    ISBN: 9781416939542
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    This boxed set combines three popular novels by Marguerite Henry that rank among the greatest horse stories ever told. Paperback versions of Misty of Chincoteague, Justin Morgan Had a Horse, andKing of the Wind are all included in a slipcase.

  • Item #: 010918
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  • Item #: KOWSET
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  • Item #: 059319
    ISBN: 9781481422994
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    Boxed set includes: White Stallion of Lipizza; San Domingo (The Medicine Hat Stallion); Stormy-Misty's Foal; Sea Star; Mustang-Wild Spirit of the West; Misty's Twilight; Misty of Chincoteague; King of the Wind; Justin Morgan had a Horse; Gaudenzia-Pride of Palio; Cinnabar-the One O'clock Fox; Brown Sunshine of Saw Dust Valley; Brighty of Grand Canyon; Born to Trot; Black Gold; and Benjamin West and his Cat Grimalkin.

  • Item #: 016065
    ISBN: 9780345339737
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    This awesome conclusion to J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings trilogy is complete and unabridged. Aware of the dangers of the Ring, Frodo has traveled into Mordor, where the evil Sauron guards the fire that can destroy the ring. The way is difficult, and Frodo begins to lose hope. The original maps, glossary, and index are also included. 490 pgs. ~ Rachel S.

  • Item #: 033449
    ISBN: 9780486437958
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    Idylls of the King is Alfred, Lord Tennyson's interpretation of the famed Arthurian legends. Tennyson recounts the tales of Camelot by tracing "the birth of the king; the founding, fellowship, and decline of the Round Table; and the king's inevitable departure" in this extensive epic poem. Unabridged, pb, 298 pgs. ~ Enh

  • Item #: 013442
    ISBN: 9781503026650
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    Set in London around 1900, the young boy Diamond has to learn to drive the horse, which pulls his father's cab. One night he is visited in his bedroom by North Wind, who is a beautiful woman, a breeze, or a storm, as she chooses. She takes him on wild adventures and teaches him many things about the world. Included is a 'story within a story'; a classic fairy tale about Princess Daylight, who is blessed at birth by the good witches, but cursed by a bad one. A prince has to sort it out and they live happily ever after. Small font might make reading a little difficult for some young readers. Sc. – Laura

  • Item #: 037547
    ISBN: 9781933573038
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  • Item #: 012604
    ISBN: 9780887764370
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    This storybook shares the legend of Gilgamesh in an exciting and understandable way. See how friendship and forgiveness from an uncivilized friend teach an evil king how he should treat others. This story, over 5000 years old, is told with beautiful and detailed illustrations, and it also includes maps and information about how it was recovered from Mesopotamia. ~ Rachel

  • Item #: 061074
    ISBN: 9780394805801
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    Enjoy Jean De Brunhoff’s world of elephants in this charming tale! Read all about how Babar the king and all the elephants work together to build a beautiful city together called Celesteville. The book describes life in this little elephant town with a quaint, nostalgic feel. A fun story for your little elephant lover. 48 hardcover pages. – Laura

  • Item #: 061485
    ISBN: 9780618574971
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      This 50th anniversary edition offers a gorgeously designed cover (and copper print).  For this printing, an exhaustive review of all previous editions was done and 300-400 emendations were made (many of which were punctuation changes), to adhere closely to Tolkien’s original manuscript and maintain a consistency across the volumes. Includes original maps, notes on the text and a synopsis for each volume

  • Item #: 003610
    ISBN: 9780140422535
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  • Item #: 021567
    ISBN: 9781883937737
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    Egypt is being ruled by the Kushite dynasty. Young Prince Taharka, a very minor royal son, succeeds unexpectedly to the throne of Kush and Egypt. He begins to find his way until a treacherous plot pushes him into sudden exile and into the hands of Amos, an emissary of King Hezekiah, seeking help for Judea from the Egyptians against the Assyrians. Taharka must choose with whom to side. This novel is inspired by research on the historical King Taharka and his period.

  • Item #: 001469
    ISBN: 9780425099698
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    Fifteen year old Josh is facing trials that seem far removed from our time, but were very real to many people during the Great Depression. He has a deep love for music and is very talented, and he and his friend Howie find an escape when they play together. However, they only get to practice some days after school, for times are hard and Josh's family was forced to sell their piano to pay for food and other necessities. After Josh's father loses his job, his depression turns to anger, which he often directs at Josh. Between his mother ironing clothes all day and Josh delivering papers for three hours every morning, the family has barely enough to keep themselves fed. After an especially hurtful fight, Josh decides to leave home, and he and Howie quickly form a plan to travel around as musicians. Josh's fragile ten-year old brother, Joey, hears of their plans, and he is determined to accompany them, despite Josh's firm objections. An unforeseen tragedy strikes the trio, and their lives are changed forever. This hardship sparks a deeply moving trail of tears, shame, guilt, sickness, responsibility, and struggle to survive.

  • 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 #: 022794
    ISBN: 9780679890515
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  • Item #: 036490
    ISBN: 9780140441703
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    Author Geoffrey of Monmouth traces the history of Britain – from its supposed founding to the arrival of the Saxons two thousand years later. Completed in 1136, Geoffrey tells of Albion, the time before the Romans, the coming of the Romans, Constantine, Merlin, Arthur, and many other figures from the early times of Britain. Translated from the original Latin by Lewis Thorpe, this edition includes a lengthy introduction and an extensive index. This is the edition that is recommended for use with the Veritas program. 373 pgs, pb. ~ Zach

  • 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 #: 059513
    ISBN: 9781600512490
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    These twelve plays by Dorothy L. Sayers are a theatrical representation of the Four Gospels: Kings in Judaea, The King’s Herald, A Certain Nobleman, The Heirs to the Kingdom, The Bread of Heaven, The Feast of Tabernacles, The Light and the Life, Royal Progress, The King’s Supper, The Princes of This World, King of Sorrows, and The King Comes to His Own. Although portraying the life and acts of Jesus, the plays use modern English conveyed with literary style. A narrator character, named the “Evangelist” ties the scenes together, incorporating Scripture paraphrases. Originally produced for BBC Radio, these cycle plays have been reproduced here much the same as when first presented. Each play includes a list of characters, stage directions, and a “Notes” section describing an overview of the play’s style and how each character should be presented. Could be produced as Reader’s Theater or as a play--either each individually or as a 12-piece unit. Would be a great set of plays for a year-long co-op theater class. Could also be read devotionally during the Twelve Days of Christmas, or as part of Lent (as C.S. Lewis was in the habit of doing). Includes a 28-page introduction by the author. 6” x 9”, 327 pp, sc. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 010653
    ISBN: 9780147510426
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      This novel presents the inspiring and true story of the efforts of one young man to help his family and community survive a life-threatening famine. Hungry and with limited resources, a desperate man living in Malawi, Africa takes bold and decisive action to bring water and hope to an impoverished African village. The book includes a few simple black-and-white drawings and eight color photographs. Children today need to read more books about ordinary people who have truly made a positive difference in the world; this book certainly fits that mold. A required resource for Grade 4, Semester 2 Lightning Literature. 294 pgs, pb. ~ Mike

  • 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 #: 032676
    ISBN: 9781581306323
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  • Item #: 001793
    ISBN: 9780805080520
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    When Dyrnwyn, the most powerful weapon in Prydain, falls into the evil Arawn's hands, Taran and his friends seek to retrieve it.

  • Item #: 073693
    ISBN: 9781481437691
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  • Item #: 051248
    ISBN: 9780890516096
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    Lavishly illustrated and packed with engaging information, this book begs to be read, studied, and thoroughly enjoyed. Beginning with an introduction discussing the challenges facing the authority of Biblical history, archaeologist David Down stresses the importance of understanding historical records and timelines, and how a correct interpretation of historical records in Egypt and Israel show a remarkable consistency with Biblical records. Each successive chapter explores the history and geography of Israel through her prophets and kings. Topics include: Noah and the worldwide flood; Abraham In Ur and Canaan; Isaac and Rebekah; Jacob and Esau; Joseph to Moses; Crossing the Sinai Peninsula (Red Sea); desert wilderness; crossing the Jordan; Joshua to Judges; Samuel and Saul; David as King; Solomon; Israel and Judah; Israel and Assyria; Judah and Assyria; Judah's Exhile; Medo-Persian Empire; Jerusalem's Triumph (Esther to Malachi) and the King of Kings, a look at the life of Jesus in the New Testament. Beneficial appendices provide more details on the tabernacle, Solomon's Temple, the Dead Sea Scrolls and reference tables from the Complete Works of Josephus. From Master Books, this book is an indispensable guide to understanding the Bible's archaeological history. 170 pgs, hc. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 004321
    ISBN: 9780590425827
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  • Item #: 032194
    ISBN: 9780802852090
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      The patron saint of the Czech Republic, King Wenceslaus is immortalized in the Christmas carol. He was a real 10th century king well known for his generosity and Christian spirit. He gave freely to the poor and helped to spread Christianity through Bohemia. The book text is the carol itself, with a modern introduction, written in 1853 from music that was first published in 1582. This book is beautifully illustrated with lively characters and gorgeous backgrounds. On the last page is the music and all 5 verses of the song. 30pp, hc (with jacket,) 10.5”x10.5”. ~Sara

  • Item #: 013138
    ISBN: 9780836119336
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    This book focuses on the mystery behind the printing of the King James Bible in 1611. Nat Culver, the son of a translator, is determined to figure out the identity of the secret editor who published the work of 54 different translators. However, before he can solve his mystery he is caught in a series of accusations made against his own father.

  • Item #: 022627
    ISBN: 9780486447827
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    This adventure story by H. Rider Haggard was one of the best-selling novels of the nineteenth century and has remained popular through generations. Set in darkest Africa, the book shares the story of Allan Quatermain and his band of English treasure hunters who search for legendary diamond mines. Full of suspense, terror, discovery, and some supernatural adventures, the book tells of heroes who overcome many difficulties and, in the process, defeat a tyrant and restore a king to his throne. With treks through the desert, battles with natives, witch doctors, loyal African warriors, last-minute rescues, and incredible wealth, this book is sure to amaze and entertain readers. Complete and unabridged, 176 pgs, pb. ~ Rachel