Newly orphaned peggy grahame is caught off-guard when she first arrives at her family’s ancestral estate. But she is not alone. Her eccentric uncle enos drives away her only new acquaintance, a handsome British scholar, Pat, then leaves Peggy to fend for herself.
The Perilous GardYoung Readers Paperback #ad - Houghton Mifflin. In 1558, while exiled by queen mary tudor to a remote castle known as perilous Gard, young Kate Sutton becomes involved in a series of mysterious events that lead her to an underground world peopled by Fairy Folk—whose customs are even older than the Druids’ and include human sacrifice.
A Murder for Her MajestyYoung Readers Paperback #ad - Houghton Mifflin. Horrified at having witnessed her father's murder and fearing that the killers are agents of Queen Elizabeth I, eleven-year-old Alice Tuckfield hides in the Yorkshire cathedral by disguising herself as one of the choirboys.
The Singing Tree Newbery Library, PuffinPuffin Books #ad - And jancsi himself, astride his prized horse, doesn’t seem to Kate to be quite so boyish anymore. Father has given jancsi permission to be in charge of his own herd, and Kate has begun to think about going to dances. Jancsi hardly even recognizes Kate when she appears at Peter and Mari’s wedding wearing nearly as many petticoats as the older girls wear.
Then, when hungary must send troops to fight in the great war and Jancsi’s father is called to battle, the two cousins must grow up all the sooner in order to take care of the farm and all the relatives, Russian soldiers, and German war orphans who take refuge there. A spontaneous, lively tale”—The New York Times Houghton Mifflin.
The Singing Tree Newbery Library, Puffin #ad - A newbery honor book - from the author of The White StagLife on the Hungarian plains is changing quickly for Jancsi and his cousin Kate.
Banner in the SkyHarperTeen FBA-|283444 #ad - Only one man has ever dared to approach the top, and that man died in his pursuit. HarperTeen. But before rudi can reach the top, he must pass through the forbidden Fortress, the gaping chasm in the high reaches of teh Citadel where his father met his end. Houghton Mifflin. And so, taking his father's red shirt as a flag, he heads off to face the earth's most challenging peak.
The citadelit stands unconquered, the last great summit of the Alps. Now he must search deep within himself to find the strength for the final ascent to the summit -- to plant his banner in the sky. His father died while trying to climb Switzerland's greatest mountain -- the Citadel -- and young Rudi knows he must make the assault himself.
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The Good Master Puffin Newbery LibraryPuffin Books #ad - The Good Master Puffin Newbery Library #ad - But their summer proves more adventurous than he had hoped when headstrong Kate arrives, as together they share horseback races across the plains, country fairs and festivals, and a dangerous run-in with the gypsies. HarperTeen. A newbery honor book - from the author of the white Stag Jancsi is overjoyed to hear that his cousin from Budapest is coming to spend the summer on his father’s ranch on the Hungarian plains.
In vividly detailed scenes and beautiful illustrations, this Newbery Award-winning author presents an unforgettable world and characters who will be remembered forever. A genuinely joyous and beautiful book. The new york Times Houghton Mifflin.
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From 1837 to 1838, thousands of cherokee Indians were marched from their homelands in Georgia to exile in Arkansas by the same white men they has once befriended. HarperTeen. Houghton Mifflin. Today, only the names remain of this once great nation.
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Arrow over the Door Puffin ChaptersPuffin Books #ad - HarperTeen. The british army is approaching, and the Indians in the area seem ready to attack. When stands straight's party enters the Quaker Meetinghouse where Samuel worships, the two boys share an encounter that neither will ever forget. For young samuel russell, the summer of 1777 is a time of fear. Told in alternating viewpoints, The Arrow over the Door is based on a true story.
Illustrated by James Watling. Thoughtful and eminently readable. School library Journal Houghton Mifflin. To stands straight, a young abenaki Indian scouting for King George, Americans are dangerous enemies who threaten his family and home.
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Betsy and the EmperorSimon Pulse #ad - Once lord and master to eighty-two million souls, now, in 1815, Napoleon is a captive of the British people. Stripped of his empire and robbed of his young family and freedom, he is confined to the forbidding, rat-infested island of St. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Houghton Mifflin.
And a remarkable friendship between emperor and girl spawns gossip, and inspires Betsy to hatch a daring and dangerous scheme that could threaten both their lives and shake entire empires to their foundations. Think, my dear -- just think what it will be like, to be known as the girl who freed the great Napoleon Bonaparte!" Fourteen-year-old English girl Betsy Balcombe and her family have an unusual houseguest: Napoleon Bonaparte, former emperor of France and the most feared man on earth.
Betsy and the Emperor #ad - Helena. Betsy is the only foreigner Napoleon's ever met who is not impressed by him -- and Napoleon is more than intrigued. HarperTeen. The one bright star in napoleon's black sky is Betsy, a blazingly rebellious teenager whose family is reluctantly housing the notorious prisoner. An unexpected alliance is formed.