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At the Sign Of the Sugared Plum

By Mary Hooper
  • ISBN Code: : 1408825449
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Pages : 176
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
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  • Pdf : at-the-sign-of-the-sugared-plum.pdf

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'You be going to live in the city, Hannah?' Farmer Price asked, pushing his battered hat up over his forehead. 'Wouldn''t think you'd want to go there . . . Times like this, I would have thought your sister would try and keep you away.' Hannah is oblivious to Farmer Price's dark words, excited as she is about her first ever trip to London to help her sister in her shop 'The Sugared Plum', making sweetmeats for the gentry. Hannah does not however get the reception she expected from her sister Sarah. Instead of giving Hannah a hearty welcome, Sarah is horrified that Hannah did not get her message to stay away - the Plague is taking hold of London. Based on much research, Mary Hooper tellingly conveys how the atmosphere in London changes from a disbelief that the Plague is anything serious, to the full-blown horror of the death carts and being locked up - in effect to die - if your house is suspected of infection.

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At the House of the Magician

By Mary Hooper
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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Book Code : 1599908603
  • Total of Pages : 240
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 830
  • Pdf File: at-the-house-of-the-magician.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A poor runaway during the Elizabethan period, Lucy does not have many options. Her luck finally turns when she is taken on as a maid in the household of Dr. Dee, a real-life figure who was court magician to Queen Elizabeth I. The household is strange and sinister, and Lucy has a nose for intrigue. So when she stumbled across a plot to assassinate the queen, Lucy must find means to warn her . . . before it's too late.

The Remarkable Life and Times of Eliza Rose

By Mary Hooper
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  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Book Code : 1408825430
  • Total of Pages : 352
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 788
  • Pdf File: the-remarkable-life-and-times-of-eliza-rose.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Eliza is ousted by her new stepmother from her family and finally makes her way to London - only to be thrown straight into prison for stealing a mouthful of bread. At this point Eliza's life takes some remarkable twists as she learns to survive the sordid prison life, is rescued by a woman she has never met before pretending to be her aunt - but for what exactly? - and befriends Nell Gwynn who introduces her to the courtly intrigue, politics and glamour of the court of King Charles. And then Eliza finds out about her true background....

Getting Beyond "Interesting": Teaching Students the Vocabulary of Appeal to Discuss Their Reading

By Olga M. Nesi
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  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Book Code : 161069225X
  • Total of Pages : 183
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Members : 739
  • Pdf File: getting-beyond-interesting.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Make use of a detailed plan and ready-to-use lessons for teaching appeal terms and Book Hook writing to students.

The Library Media Specialist In the Writing Process

By Marge Cox,Carl A. Harvey II,Susan Page
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  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Book Code : 158683214X
  • Total of Pages : 120
  • Category : Education
  • Members : 924
  • Pdf File: the-library-media-specialist-in-the-writing-process.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Provides lessons and activities to help librarians to teach writing through the process method and collaboration with classroom teachers.

Poppy

By Mary Hooper
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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Book Code : 161963497X
  • Total of Pages : 288
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 158
  • Pdf File: poppy.pdf

Book Short Summary:

England, 1914. Poppy is fifteen, beautiful and clever, but society has already carved out her destiny. There's no question of her attending more school; it's too expensive and unsuitable for a girl. Instead, Poppy will become a servant to the aristocratic de Vere family . . . and bury her feelings for their youngest son, Freddie. It doesn't matter that Freddie seems to have fallen just as hard for Poppy. He could never marry a girl like her. But the set path for Poppy's life is irrevocably altered when it becomes clear that the war isn't going to be over soon. The chains of class, wealth, and her gender no longer matter--England needs every able bodied person to serve in battle in some way. Which, for Poppy, means volunteering on the front lines as a Voluntary Aid Detachment nurse. As she experiences what people are capable of--the best of humanity and the very worst--Poppy will find an unexpected freedom and discover how to be truly her own person.

Plague

By Lizabeth Hardman
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  • Publisher : Greenhaven Publishing LLC
  • Book Code : 0737750413
  • Total of Pages : 104
  • Category : Young Adult Nonfiction
  • Members : 383
  • Pdf File: plague.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Author Lizabeth Hardman gives readers a compelling look into the history of the plague. Readers will learn about the scourge of mankind and its chaos over ancient times. They will learn about the third pandemic, and where the plague is in the world now. Readers will evaluate the impact it could have on the future. Bright images, illustrations, diagrams, and charts provide excellent concise details, perfect for report writing and researching.

The Betrayal

By Mary Hooper
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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Book Code : 159990876X
  • Total of Pages : 288
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 987
  • Pdf File: the-betrayal.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In this follow-up to By Royal Command, Lucy is asked to continue her work on behalf of Queen Elizabeth I. But will her romance with Tomas, the queen's fool, get in the way? There's also Mistress Juliette, the mysterious new lady-in-waiting. Could she be a threat to the queen? Or is Lucy simply jealous of the attention that Tomas is paying her? A thrilling and romantic historical novel that will give all teenage readers an accurate sense of the Elizabethan period.

Reading Power

By N.a
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  • Publisher : Pembroke Publishers Limited
  • Book Code : 1551388057
  • Total of Pages : 144
  • Category : Reading (Elementary)
  • Members : 652
  • Pdf File: reading-power.pdf

Book Short Summary:

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