• The Legend of the King (The Squire's Tales)

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    Secondly, while it begins in 1600 with Adams�s arrival in Japan, like Shogun, it continues his story until his death in 1620. See more » John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry failed at what it set out to do — which was starting an armed uprising of liberated slaves. World War II (City of Glendale Library,CA): Author, title, cover image and summary for about 35 books, arranged by reading level. A retelling of the rise of the 12th century warrior Chinggis Kahn (Genghis Kahn) and the expansion of his Asian empire during the 13th century.
  • The Blue Roan Child [First American Edition]

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    Kim Ji Hoon and Im Jung Eun star in this critically acclaimed series investigating UFOs and supernatural occurrences during the Joseon Dynasty. Photograph: David Hartley I do not consider literary forms to exist in a hierarchy; I think of them as more of a flower bouquet, with different colours, scents and forms, each satisfying and unsatisfying in its way, but if there is one thing that I do know about history, it is that it must be based on the author’s theory of what happened. Author, title, publication info, brief summary for each.
  • The Trap Door: The Lost Script of Cardenio

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    They date from the sixth to the late- fifteenth century. Christine Howard's frozen heart melts as she gets to know her new bodyguard. In another review Cather discusses a concert selection,. Author Manda Collins says they're the "historical equivalent of the modern billionaire." Suffice it to say that he has not escaped from intrigue – nor danger. Marie played a major part in taking this romantic ideal and promoting it as fashionable behaviour.
  • Knights (Penguin Young Readers, Level 3)

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    The queen once sent Gera Fitzgerald to the Tower for ‘plainspeaking to the queen.’ Yet Gera was released almost immediately and was back in the queen’s good graces. Illustration of the Marriage of King Arthur by Speed Lancelot, from The Legends of King Arthur and His Knights by Sir James Knowles, 9th ed., 1912. We have a ton to appreciate when it comes to the people, stories, and art that history gives us, just as we have a ton of bad things to recognize and learn from so we don’t do them today.
  • Medieval 3-5

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    She has written seven other historical novels and four medieval mysteries. But at that time, although I looked for an Irish heroine as a hook for a book, I didn’t find one. Shakespeare, in Romeo and Juliet, puns upon Romeo's vile death (vile=vial, the vial of poison Romeo consumed). Michael Grant, a popular writer on historical themes says of the Massacre of the Innocents: “The tale is not history but myth or folk-lore” (1971:12). Why not remove the note after his victim was dead?” Those questions are answered in the first novel in the series, A Murder at Rosamund’s Gate, set in London in 1665, right after London was hit by the Great Plague.
  • Rings Around Time

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    Gann All of the above books help me appreciate and enjoy my coins more than I'll ever know. This story gives unusual insight into the situation of living in a defeated country, as well as the grim fact that peace for people's lives doesn't follow just because it has been declared for the country. You should first learn more about the genre and conduct research for your historical fiction stories. Ask students to record what they learn from these lessons on the left-hand pages of their journals and to react or reflect on the right-hand pages.
  • Igraine the Brave

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    If you like that stuff, there’s plenty out there, but I’ll have to save it for another post. The Burning Land, by Bernard Cornwell – In the last years of the ninth century, King Alfred of Wessex is in failing health, and his heir is an untested youth. Her sheer energy was alarming to a shy New Englander.. .. It doesn’t provide trail directions or the addresses of albergues but it is an excellent source for explaining what it is you will actually see on the road and what it all means.
  • Sir Cedric Rides Again

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    Peter's head between the top of his ear and the crown exactly aligns his brain with the attic study, stressing their relationship: "'The thing that really makes Papa handsome is the modelling of his head between the top of his ear and his crown; it is quite the best thing about him[,]' [Kathleen once remarked.] That part of his head was high, polished, hard as bronze, and close-growing black hair threw off a streak of light along the rounded ridge where the skull was fullest.
  • The Light of the Oracle

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    Musician Rodrigo and his apprentice Joffre have been dismissed from their posts, while expectant couple Adela and Osmond flee a community that disapproves of their union. Series includes "The First Man in Rome", "The Grass Crown", "Fortune's Favorites", "Caesar's Women", "Caesar", "The October Horse" and "Antony and Cleopatra". "Overlord" (anticipated) series by JD Smith. It is true; Josephus does not record the slaughter of the innocents in Bethlehem.
  • Devil and His Boy

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    Through the androgynous figure of Dionysus, "the effeminate stranger" (556), Euripides can here be said to address the importance of individuation, while implicitly warning against both fear of and unduly physical emphasis on sexuality concerning the roles of men and women in this archetypal process. On that foggy island in the Atlantic, writes E. Read a selection from The Tale of Despereaux to your students using the Book Selections for Comparison handout for guidance.