Knights (Penguin Young Readers, Level 3)

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He was King (William I) He began this conquest with the famous battle of Hastings in 1066 and in subsequent battles mostly to repress revolts and uprisings. Lindsay writes in a variety of eras, from ancient Crete and Egypt, to Roman and medieval Britain and up to the present. S. by state and county from 1790 to 1970 American Civil War Collections --Includes a variety of primary source material on the American Civil War, including letters, diaries and newspapers.

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Ivanhoe (Annotated): A Romance

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There�s a lot of humour as well as adventure and the novelisation is good of its kind, evoking the film yet able to be read and enjoyed as a stand-alone. A military genius on the level of Julius Caesar and Alexander the Great, a graceful and persuasive essayist, and a philosopher devoted to worshipping the gods of Hellenism, he became embroiled in a fierce intellectual war with Christianity that provoked his murder at the age of thirty-two, only four years into his brilliantly humane and compassionate reign.

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Ivanhoe (Great Illustrated Classics (Abdo))

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Rosemary and her children, Paolo Crivelli (13) and his sister Constanza (16), feel isolated and oppressed by the Nazi security rules and the suspicion of their neighbors, who believe their absent father may be a Partisan, part of the pro-Allied resistance. That is after all why the International Board on Books for Youth (IBBY) exists. Only the Patrick O'Brian series holds a candle to Dunnett IMHO! Your child may need a little help with some ofthe vocabulary. ... He kissed her and she took his kiss, embracing his crooked, warm lips with greedy fervor.

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Renbaudus - Life Lessons - Book 2

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The non-periodic sentence is clearer in English. It doesn’t really have a plot as such – Menedemos and Sostratos travel from one island or port to the next, buy things, sell things, get into and (hopefully) out of trouble, and hope to return home safely and profitably. She had many admirers of both sexes, was not inclined to focus her attention on any one individual." In honor of Beth's Destination Wedding series, she's written about "Imperfections in Weddings," including her own wedding and the unexpected things that happen to make life more beautiful.

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Crowns and Kingdoms Pale

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We meet Vitessa and her friends, family and fellow villagers. Elodie has never ventured out of her small village, and is at first consumed with fear of the unknown. The stories are charmingly written and the book is a most enjoyable read. For a Japanese historical with a bit more meat than usual - no bodice-ripper, this - and one that doesn�t choke you with tedious minutiae of Japanese social life and customs whether relevant or not, or insult your intelligence by depicting the Japanese as types rather than individuals - recommended. *Carlson, Dale, Warlord of the Genji.

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The Apprentice's Masterpiece: A Story of Medieval Spain

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READ MORE Kirkus Reviews gives a glowing review to THE SHARP HOOK OF LOVE, saying, "Readers will push to the end determined to find out if there never was a tale of more woe than that of Heloise and her Abelard, or if, for once, true love is able to triumph over everything that would see it destroyed." Cather's interest in German music has been widely recognized. None other than the fabled hero Cuchulainn, thought to be not quite of this world and who is said to able to use the spirits of the forest and glen to conquer his enemies.

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Amaranth

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One benefit of writing historical fiction: you already know what happens to the major characters, even if they're in the background of the book. For example, Samuel Clemens used the pen name "Mark Twain." Teachers often point to Spenser's use of words like gentil and tobraken, or Shakespeare's use of abysm and climature, or Emily Dickinson's use of thee and thine. Peter's withdrawal with the two particular places—the attic study and garden—to which he retires.

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The Die Is Cast (The Order of Right) (Volume 2)

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The series features the peoples, culture and history along the Murray River at the turn of the 20th century in Victorian Australia. Occasional asterisks reference other helpful terms found within the dictionary. Janssen, one of her customers, asks for help locating Mirjam, a 15-year old Jewish girl who was hiding in a secret room in Mrs. Within hours, his mini-rant went viral; his Facebook and twitter accounts flooded with outraged remarks and avowals to boycott him evermore.

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Never Say a Mean Word Again: A Tale from Medieval Spain

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Almost Heaven by NYT bestselling author Judith McNaught is a romance classic. In doing so, he creates something that is much more innovative and, ultimately, retains its interest in an over-saturated market. Demers' translation of the first three distichs appears below: 1. Sure it's superficial, but there's a reason why one of my friends in college coined the phrase "hair and hat movie" to describe historical dramas. I don’t know which rugged Internet path brought you here, but I’m so glad you made it.

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The Leopard Sword

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Moose is afraid it is his fault since he fell asleep, and a neighbor blames Natalie for the fire. It had often been said that Edgar was creating something new with this code. Readers who enjoy tales of adventure against the backdrop of war—sometimes brutal and bloody—and political intrigue with romance and a bit of humor, may find Battle Scars right up their alley. As a canon in Bordeaux, Charron attained a considerable reputation for his remarkable eloquence, for which he was rewarded with appointment as chaplain to Margueret of Navarre, queen of France.

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