The Broken Blade

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Yearling #ad - The Broken Blade #ad - From the treacherous waters and cruel teasing to his aching and bloodied hands, Pierre is miserable. In 1800, 13-year-old pierre la page never imagined he'd be leaving Montreal to paddle 2, 400 miles. It was something older men, like his father, did. But when pierre's father has an accident, Pierre quits school to become a voyageur for the North West Company, so his family can survive the winter.

It's hard for Pierre as the youngest in the brigade. Still he has no choice but to endure the trip to Grand Portage and back.

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Wintering

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Raven Productions #ad - Pierre is just 15 years old, but growing up fast in the company of his seasoned brigade members. But first he and his brigade must attend the rendezvous in Grand Portage, befriend the Ojibwe people at the lake, paddle the 200-mile route, build shelters for the cold, hard time to come, and put away food to see them through the long winter ahead.

His friendship with the son of the Ojibwe leader provides him with new perspectives about the wilderness that surrounds him and the people in his life. After his second trip as a voyageur traveling in the big North canoes from Montreal to Grand Portage, Pierre La Page is going to winter over at the Northwest Company trading post on Lake Vermilion in northern Minnesota.

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In Search of Honor

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JourneyForth #ad - In Search of Honor #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Fourteen-year-old jacques châenier is drawn into the tumult of the French Revolution as he struggles to free himself from the prison of his own bitterness and find the true meaning of honor.

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Nory Ryan's Song

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Yearling #ad - Nory ryan's family has lived on maidin Bay on the west coast of Ireland for generations, planting potatoes, raising a pig and a few chickens, getting by. Twelve-year-old nory must summon the courage and ingenuity to find food, to find hope, to find a way to help her family survive. Used book in Good Condition.

Nory Ryan's Song #ad - . No crop means starvation. Times are never easy on Maidin Bay, but this year, a terrible blight attacks the potatoes. Every year nory's father goes away on a fishing boat and returns with the rent money for the English lord who owns their cottage and fields, the English lord bent upon forcing the Irish from their land so he can tumble the cottages and clear the fields for grazing.

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Betsy and the Emperor

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Simon Pulse #ad - Used book in Good Condition. An unexpected alliance is formed. Used book in Good Condition. Think, 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, my dear -- just think what it will be like, former emperor of France and the most feared man on earth.

Once lord and master to eighty-two million souls, now, in 1815, Napoleon is a captive of the British people. Betsy is the only foreigner Napoleon's ever met who is not impressed by him -- and Napoleon is more than intrigued. The one bright star in napoleon's black sky is Betsy, a blazingly rebellious teenager whose family is reluctantly housing the notorious prisoner.

Betsy and the Emperor #ad - Stripped of his empire and robbed of his young family and freedom, he is confined to the forbidding, rat-infested island of St. 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.

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Banner in the Sky

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HarperTeen. 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. Used book in Good Condition.

Banner in the Sky #ad - Only one man has ever dared to approach the top, and that man died in his pursuit. 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. And so, taking his father's red shirt as a flag, he heads off to face the earth's most challenging peak.

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Chu Ju's House

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HarperCollins #ad - Understanding that one girl must leave, she sets out in the middle of the night, vowing not to return. With luminescent detail, national book award-winning author Gloria Whelan transports readers to China, tearing a young woman from her family, where law conspires with tradition, sending her on a remarkable journey to find a home of her own.

Used book in Good Condition. One girl too many. To make room for one, this girl will have to go. Fourteen-year-old Chu Ju knows she cannot allow this to happen to her sister. When a girl is born to chu Ju's family, it is quickly determined that the baby must be sent away. Used book in Good Condition. After all, the law states that a family may have only two children, and tradition dictates that every family should have a boy.

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The King's Fifth

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. Hmh books for Young Readers. Used book in Good Condition. HarperTeen. Used book in Good Condition.

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The Ravenmaster's Secret: Escape From The Tower Of London

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Scholastic Paperbacks #ad - His only friends are the spirited ravens he tends with his father. Hmh books for Young Readers. Forrest harper's life inside the Tower of London consists of three ways to pass the time: chores, chores, and more chores. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. If only forrest's prisoner hadn't turned out to be the noble and daring Maddy.

The Ravenmaster's Secret: Escape From The Tower Of London #ad - . Now, safety and escape, he and maddy must flee, somehow navigating the cold, as Forrest chooses between friendship and family, dank corridors of the Tower. Now in paperback!It's 1735. HarperTeen. And if only Maddy wasn't about to be executed. Best-selling author Elvira Woodruff's thrilling novel set in 1700s London.

So when vicious scottish Rebels are captured, Forrest can't wait to prove himself by standing guard.

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The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child, Volume 3: Early Modern Times

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The Well-Trained Mind Press #ad - Susan wise bauer has provided a captivating guide to the history of other lands. Volume 3 grade Recommendation: Grades 3-8. Volume 3: early modern times is the third of a four volume series and covers the major historical events in the years 1600 to 1850, illustrations, as well as including maps, and tales from each culture.

Each story of the world volume provides a full year of history study when combined with the Activity Book, Audiobook, and Tests―each available separately to accompany each volume of TheStory of the World Text Book. The story of the world has won awards from numerous homeschooling magazines and readers' polls―over 150, 000 copies of the series in print! Now more than ever, other cultures are affecting our everyday lives―and our children need to learn about the other countries of the world and their history.

The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child, Volume 3: Early Modern Times #ad - HarperTeen. Used book in Good Condition. Who was the sun king? why did the luddites go around England smashing machines? And how did samurai become sumo wrestlers?The Story of the World covers the sweep of human history from ancient times until the present. Africa, china, europe, the Americas―find out what happened all around the world in long-ago times.

Written in an engaging, straightforward manner, The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child; Volume 3: Early Modern Times weaves world history into a story book format. Hmh books for Young Readers. Illustrated throughout with black-and-white drawings and maps Used book in Good Condition.

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Snow Treasure

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Puffin Books #ad - Snow Treasure #ad - HarperTeen. Puffin. Used book in Good Condition. They had to slip past Nazi guards with nine million dollars in gold hidden on their sleds. It was a dangerous plan. Used book in Good Condition. In the bleak winter of 19 0, Nazi troops parachuted into Peter Lundstrom's tiny Norwegian village and held it captive. This classic story of how a group of children outwitted the Nazis and sent the treasure to America has captivated generations of readers.

Nobody thought the nazis could be defeated—until Uncle Victor told Peter how the children could fool the enemy. It meant risking their country's treasure—and their lives. Hmh books for Young Readers.

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