I love all of Steve Berry's books. All contain a puzzler dealing with history which makes for fascinating reading. This one revolves around the room made of amber which was supposed secreted away during war.
This Holt, Rinehart, and Winston edition contains bonus material;THE TIGER WHO UNDERSTOOD PEOPLE by James Thurber-satiric verses,(one by Jonathan Swift)-Life on the Farm, a letter by Charles Lane and A. Bronson Alcott-"The Liberty Song" by John Dickinson-"Esteemed Beasts," a magazine article from THE ECONOMIST-"The Clocks Were Striking Thirteen,"a novel extract from 1984 by George Orwell-"Why I Write," a personal essay by George Orwell.
--Educational material from Holt, Rinehart, and Winston copyright 1974--
Includes teacher's guide and adapted versions of "Le Morte d'Arthur," "Of the Coming of Arthur," "Of Sir Gareth of Orkney That Was Called Beaumains," "Of the Quest of the Holy Grail," "Of the Death of Arthur," and "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight." I used this to acquaint seventh graders with the Arthurian legend.
This book is plastic spiral-bound and comes from The Center for Applied Research in Education, Inc. It contains over 130 sequential student activities ready for immediate use and duplication that help build basic composition skills in grades 7-12.
Dodd creates a medieval world of romance and treachery. Lady Saura is a blind woman who believes she has no use in this world. However, when approached by Lord Peter to help his newly blinded son, a new world opens to her. This world offers love and understanding. This is a bit of a mystery involved when the couple is kidnapped and death threatens them both. This is a quick, enjoyable read.
This is a great resource for teaching the newspaper to the secondary school student. Section I deals with the history of the newspaper and Section II is using the newspaper to teach individual subject areas such as English, the arts, government & political science, history, geography, sociology & anthropology, economics, biology, chemistry, environment, physics, astronomy, math, consumer education, and career education.
Copyright 1974 by MIT Press, author, Albert G.H. Dietz
Covers everthing about building a dwelling except the mechanical parts.
Includes inspecting and preparing a site to the design of fireplaces and chimneys, construction of the roof, foundations, framing, windows, flashing, insulation, and hardware.
Richard Wagner was an assistant professor of botany at The Pennsylvania State University when he wrote this book, copyright 1971. It discusses the contemporary problems of air and water pollution, biocides, chemical and biological warfare, the menace of overpopulation, and the growing food crisis.