A Lion to Guard Us

Author: Clyde Robert Bulla

Publisher: Harper Collins


Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 128

View: 619

The inspiring classic that The New Yorker called "an exciting tale [with] top-notch writing," about one girl facing harsh conditions and huge responsibility as she brings her family to the American colonies. Featuring a heroine with faith, courage, and a great deal of grit, this acclaimed historical fiction novel portrays the realities faced by three children hoping to find a new home in an unknown land. Amanda Freebold doesn't know what to do. Her father left three years ago for the new colony of Jamestown in America, thousands of miles away. But now that her mother has died, Amanda is left to take care of her younger brother and sister all alone back in England. As the new head of the family, Amanda finally decides to take her brother and sister to America to find Father. The ocean crossing is long and hard, and the children don't know whom to trust. But with her father's little brass lion's head to guard them, Amanda knows that somehow everything will work out.

A Lion to Guard Us

Novel-Ties Teachers Study Guide

Author: Bonnie M. Ferraro

Publisher: Learning Links



Page: 28

View: 479

Novel-Ties study guides contain reproducible pages in a chapter by chapter format to accompany a work of literature of the same title.

El rey leon

Author: Walt Disney Company



Category: Africa

Page: 48

View: 709

Literature Connections to World History, K-6

Resources to Enhance and Entice

Author: Lynda G. Adamson

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited


Category: Education

Page: 326

View: 541

Provides annotated entries for historical fiction titles, biographies, and multimedia items

Recreating the Past

A Guide to American and World Historical Fiction for Children and Young Adults

Author: Lynda G. Adamson

Publisher: ABC-CLIO


Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 494

View: 391

Helping young people select appropriate historical fiction is easy with this annotated bibliography of 970 recommended American and world titles published to early 1994. Spanning grades 1-10+ it includes adult titles suitable for young adult readers. At least 200 of the titles are award winners. Each entry contains both reading and interest grade levels, a short incisive annotation about the historical event, setting, plot, protagonist and theme, current publication availability, and awards won. Seven reference appendices allow the user to search by country of setting, reading and interest grade level, protagonists from minority groups, sequels or the same characters in a series, important historical dates, and a glossary of historical and famous people or groups appearing in the works.

The Continuum Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

Author: Bernice E. Cullinan

Publisher: A&C Black


Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 863

View: 980

Provides articles covering children's literature from around the world as well as biographical and critical reviews of authors including Avi, C.S. Lewis, J.K. Rowling, and Anno Mitsumasa.

The Lion of Judah in the New World

Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia and the Shaping of Americans' Attitudes Toward Africa

Author: Theodore M. Vestal

Publisher: ABC-CLIO


Category: History

Page: 231

View: 747

This insightful book relates how Emperor Haile Selassie helped shape America's image of Africa and how that image continues to evolve in the United States today. * Maps * Photographs * A bibliography of useful sources for further research

The Lion of St. Mark

A Story of Venice in the Fourteenth Century

Author: George Alfred Henty



Category: Venice (Italy)

Page: 384

View: 192