Twelve-year-old hans Dunne works in Gutenberg's shop as an apprentice printer. Johann gutenberg is working on printing the first Bible with type. Will hans, and the other pressmen be able to keep herr Fust from getting the type? Will they be able to finish the Bible so many people will be able to read and learn from it? For 9-to-14-year-olds.
Soon, hans finds himself in the middle of a type-stealing mystery.
The Beggars' Bible
Will arnold be able to convince wycliffe that he is in danger? Will they be able to save the English translation of the Bible? For 9-to-14-year-olds. Arnold learns that wycliffe's enemies are sending spies to his lectures and encouraging Oxford students to riot. John wycliffe is a famous Oxford professor who translated the Bible into English.
Wycliffe believes that everyone should be able to read the Bible. Arnold hutton hears Wycliffe's teachings and is inspired by his ideas.
The Bible Smuggler
For 9- to 14-year olds. Then he has the English-language Bibles printed and smuggles them into England. Along with collin Hartley, you will participate in all the important events of this story. But tyndale manages to complete the translation. He feels the common people of sixteenth-century England should be able to read the Scriptures for themselves.
The church and government violently disagree with him. Collin hartley, an English boy, works with Tyndale on his dangerous project. Tyndale has to flee to Europe for his life. Tyndale’s enemies follow him and try to catch him. William tyndale wants to translate the Bible into English. Collin goes along.
Thunderstorm in Church Louise A. Vernon Religious Heritage Series
Martin luther’s son has a problem. What should young hans luther do when he grows up? How can he ever do anything important when he is constantly overshadowed by his famous father? Gradually he discovers who he is and how God wants him to live. Through hans’ eyes 9-to-14 year olds will learn to know Martin Luther not only as the great Reformer-preacher, but also as a father with a sense of humor and as a friend.
Son of Charlemagne Living History Library
One frosty night he speaks to his young son Carl of his plans for the future: "When we come to Rome you will know that I am naming you my heir. The many-faceted story of the great Emperor Charlemagne and his son Carl will stir the minds and imaginations of young people. Was he to be dispossessed? yet Carl sees that Charlemagne is determined to do what he feels is best to serve God and Europe.
King charles of the franks is crossing the Alps with his family and court on a journey to meet with Pope Hadrian. Through carl's eyes we discover the grand dimensions of western Europe's foundation. The year is 781 A. D. One day you will rule over all my lands. But the king already had an heir, Pepin the Hunchback, mockingly called Gobbo.
The Shakespeare Stealer
Widge has no choice but to follow orders, so he works his way into the heart of the Globe Theatre, where Shakespeare's players perform. As full of twists and turns as a London alleyway, villainy, colorful characters, this entertaining novel is rich in period details, and drama. A fast-moving historical novel that introduces an important era with casual familiarity.
School library journal, starred review"readers will find much to like in Widge, and plenty to enjoy in this gleeful romp through olde England" --Kirkus Reviews "Excels in the lively depictions of Elizabethan stagecraft and street life. Publishers weeklyAn ALA Notable Book Puffin. A delightful adveture full of humor and heart set in Elizabethan England!Widge is an orphan with a rare talent for shorthand.
His fearsome master has just one demand: steal Shakespeare's play "Hamlet"--or else.
The King's Shadow
Evyn, a young welsh serf, has dreamed all his life of becoming a storyteller. The two travel the countryside together, forming a close father-son bond. Puffin. Orphaned and unable to speak, Evyn assumes he is destined to a life of slavery. Evyn chronicles all of their exciting journeys, which culminate at the Battle of Hastings, where the future of the country is decided.
But in a cruel twist of fate, Evyn and his father suffer a brutal attack by a group of murderous ruffians. But evyn is resilient and teaches himself to read and write. Evyn's tongue is cut off and his father is killed. He is then appointed the personal companion to Earl Harold of Wessex, who later becomes the King of England.
Famous Men Of The Renaissance & Reformation
The text covers the period in western european history from 1300-1550, and also includes chapters on Giotto, Botticelli, Hus, Zwingli, Savonarola, Wyclif, Dürer, Calvin, Erasmus, Tyndale and Knox. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Isbn13: 9781882514106. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold!
Tracking provided on most orders. 29 chapters, 192 pages. Includes over 75 b&w images of the men, women and works of art that distinguish this period of history. An unusual and thought-provoking collection of biographies that tell the story of the two great movements in European history that ushered in modern times.
Puffin. Condition: New. Many of the figures will be familiar da vinci, Luther but there are some unusual and intriguing choices as well Machiavelli, Cesare Borgia, and Michael Sattler, Michelangelo, for example.
The Adventures of Robin Hood Puffin Classics
Puffin. Robin hood, champion of the poor and oppressed, stands against the cruel power of Prince John and the brutal Sheriff of Nottingham. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Tracking provided on most orders. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! The classic story of social justice and outrageous cunning.
. Puffin. Taking refuge in the vast Sherwood Forest with his band of men, he remains determined to outwit his enemies. Condition: New. Isbn13: 9781882514106.
Augustine the Farmers Boy of Tagaste
Isbn13: 9781882514106. A biography of augustine of Hippo, a fourth-century teacher, whose writings had particular significance to Christians and their church at this time. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Condition: New. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Puffin. Puffin. Tracking provided on most orders.
The Door in the Wall
Puffin. Condition: New. Tracking provided on most orders. Puffin. Great product! Isbn13: 9781882514106. Set in the fourteenth century, the classic story of one boy's personal heroism when he loses the use of his legs. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee.