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A Lion to Guard Us

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Amanda Freebold doesn't know what to do. Her father left three years ago for the new colony of Jamestown, in America, thousands of miles away. All Amanda has to remember him by is a little brass lion's head he gave his family to guard them while he is gone. Now her mother has just died, leaving Amanda to take care of her younger brother and sister.

As head of the family, Amanda finally decides to take her brother and sister to America to find Father. The ocean crossing is long and hard, and the children don't know whom to trust. But with the lion's head to guard them, Amanda Knows that somehow everything will work out fine.

Synopsis:

&#145; A favorite author uses an actual incident from 1609 to base a story of three impoverished children left alone in London who make their way to the Virginia colony in search of their father. . . . Fine engrossing historical fiction.&#146; &#151; TE. <P> Notable 1981 Children&#146; s Trade Books in Social Studies (NCSS/CBC)<BR>Children's Books of 1981 (Library of Congress)

About the Author

Clyde Robert Bulla grew up on a farm near King City, Missouri. He is the author of numerous books for children, including What Makes A Shadow?,, illustrated by June Otani. Mr. Bulla was the first winner of the Southern California Council on Children's Literature Award for distinguished contribution to the field. He now lives in Los Angeles, California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780064403337
ill.:
Chessare, Michele
Author:
Chessare, Michele
Author:
Bulla, Clyde Robert
Author:
by Clyde Robert Bulla
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Historical - United States - Colonial
Subject:
London (england)
Subject:
Family - Orphans & Foster Homes
Subject:
London
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Historical
Subject:
Voyages and travels
Subject:
Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Subject:
Colonial period
Subject:
Voyages and travels -- Fiction.
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Historical / United States / Revolutionary Periods
Subject:
Historical - United States - Colonial & Revolutionary
Subject:
Children s-Adventure Stories
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series Volume:
no. 35
Publication Date:
October 1989
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 2 to 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7.62x5.14x.30 in. .19 lbs.
Age Level:
07-10

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"Synopsis" by , &#145; A favorite author uses an actual incident from 1609 to base a story of three impoverished children left alone in London who make their way to the Virginia colony in search of their father. . . . Fine engrossing historical fiction.&#146; &#151; TE. <P> Notable 1981 Children&#146; s Trade Books in Social Studies (NCSS/CBC)<BR>Children's Books of 1981 (Library of Congress)

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