May 18, 2013

The Measure of a Heart (Women of the West #6)

Janette Oke

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Kit struggles with issues of familial responsibility, religion, class, and gender roles in this frank coming-of-age novel. To escape her guilt, Briony tells stories to the Old Ones, the spirits who haunt the marshes. Perfect for: Kids who like to read about real people. by: Lady Hestia Evans - (Candlewick, 2007) 332 pages. Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden - Much has been made of how a male writer could so convincingly inhabit the character of a Japanese geisha.
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May 18, 2013

The Prince: Jonathan (Sons of Encouragement Series #3)

Francine Rivers

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Richardson's work was almost at once satirized by Henry Fielding (1707-1754) in Joseph Andrews (Joseph is depicted as the brother of Richardson's Pamela Andrews) and Tom Jones. To us, today, the novel is obviously set in our historical past. However, in three historical films, recreations of very early distinctions in the very first American dreams are exposed for their accuracies and their faults. Well, I suppose since some of the books on the list are older books, it might fit within the historical aspect of this blog.
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May 18, 2013

Distant Dreams

Judith Pella

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Someone was inside her new home, and it wasn’t the courier, either. My Antonia chronicles the life of an immigrant woman, not coincidentally named Antonia, through the eyes of a neighbor. I saw it done myself but by a man of rather athletic build. Francisco Arcellana. edited by Gregorio C. Here was neither peace, nor rest, nor a moment’s safety. Over a dozen literary-magazine editors weighed in on what they believe makes a story "literary," what they look for in a literary story, and what they recommend for writers who seek to break into literary magazines.
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May 17, 2013

God's Highlander

E. V. Thompson

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Licks at the chains that mock Emancipation’s breath. 1993. Her other novels and stories, such as The Edge of Time (1950) and The Wind Blows Free (1952), dealt sensitively and realistically with Panhandle pioneer settlers, especially women and children. It is often imprecisely referred to as historical revisionism, but that. Conflict is the source of change that engages a reader, and in a story, conflict and action does what description and telling of feelings and situations do not.
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May 17, 2013

Betrayed (Palisades Historical Romance)

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Notes at the back of the book give some background historical information. (7 – 11 years) KS Australia as a Nation. Saga of a former man-of-war's misadventerous sea voyage from England to the Antipodes (Australia) in the early 19th century (the Napoleonic era). Make each chapter have a central focus, with each element contributing to advance the story in some new and deeply significant way. This gives breadth to a novel which a biography doesn't offer. Post the list on the board so that students may refer to it during the next activity.
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May 17, 2013

A Story of God and All of Us

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Quizzes on the work of a single author will be found under that author's name. This moderately graphic depiction of the worst of the slave trade, told exclusively from a white boy’s point of view, will raise many questions, both historical and moral. William Humphrey has produced a number of novels and short stories grounded in the culture and mores of the corner of Northeast Texas where he grew up, in Clarksville, near the Arkansas-Oklahoma border. Against all the rules, Paolo secretly violates curfew every night by riding his bicycle around the town.
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May 17, 2013

England's antiphon / by George MacDonald

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If your young readers are learning about the United States, you might consider: The 18 Penny Goose by Sally M. To learn more about writing historical fiction, read The Art and Craft of Writing Historical Fiction: Researching and Writing Historical Fiction by James Alexander Thom. When did people figure out where tetanus came from? Series includes "1916", "1921", "1949", "1972" and "1999". "Islam" series of 5 by Tariq Ali. Renders reality closely and in comprehensive detail.
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May 17, 2013

Strength and Glory (Shadowcreek Chronicles)

T. Elizabeth Renich

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William Pitt, who was born 252 years ago today! Secondary sources, on the other hand, are written after the fact. Autofiction exists in a no man's land between "fiction" and "truth," a land between novel and autobiography. A couple of months ago, Robin Jones Gunn and I put our heads together while we went out for Five Guys Burgers–and a Five Guys Burger can inspire you to move mountains. ???? Robin really has a heart for Christian writers overseas, and she knows that they don’t have a wealth of conferences to attend like Christian writers in the States do.
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May 17, 2013

The Wonder: Library Edition

Emma Donoghue

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From the celebrated author of 'The Secret Life of Bees', comes a bestselling novel about two unforgettable American Women. The United States of America was set up on the basis of race. Typical of many men of his generation, Dobie took little notice of the literary output of contemporary women writers or their predecessors. Pharaoh: See the stresses and threats that culminate in the fall of Egypt’s Twentieth Dynasty and the New Kingdom in this novel.
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May 16, 2013

The Reapers' Song (Red River of the North #4)

Lauraine Snelling

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Typical is John Lang Sinclair, a representative poet of the day who is remembered only for the song " The Eyes of Texas ." It is the story of multi-generations of English and Dutch settlers and the Kaffirs. Tudor England is also very prominent subject in television series like The Tudors, The Virgin Queen and Elizabeth I. And when some small history lessons are unavoidable, try to camouflage them. Villa had his first collection of short stories. edited by Pedrito Reyes.
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