Houghton Mifflin, 2000 Riordan, James. I'm writing a novel about Gatty, the village girl who is Arthur de Caldicot's friend. Arthur de Caldicot, now page to Lord Stephen, sets off to Bruges and thence across France to Venice as the first stage in the preparations for going on a Crusade. It is an exciting and bewildering time for him as he finds a warhorse, is fitted with armour and improves his fighting skills. Arthur is not home nor has he made it to Jerusalem. What is the meaning of the story in the stone for Arthur's growth in 1199-1200? He has yet to find his mother, and he wonders about his new relationship with Winnie de Verdon. Clarion, 1994 A feisty 13-year-old girl living at the end of the 13th century keeps a daily record of her life, most notably her efforts to keep her father from marrying her off, providing insight into medieval life as well as her own lively mind and spirit.
He attended in , followed by , , where after failing his first exams he discovered a passion for literature. Among them is young Arthur de Caldicot, squire to Lord Stephen. What stories from the past have influenced your understanding of yourself and your own world? His journey reaches its climax when Lord Stephen is wounded in a dispute with Sir William who, in turn, is accidentally killed by Arthur. Arthur At The Crossing Places Crossley Holl And Kevin can be very useful guide, and arthur at the crossing places crossley holl and kevin play an important role in your products. How does the capture of Zara affect the way the Crusaders behave? Give examples of how these themes are worked out.
Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. This is a handsome volume with 101 chapters, a spacious design, and page decorations based on 13th-century ornamental lettering. What attracts Arthur to each of them? A waiting pageÂ What do the old legends mean to you, to all of us in the present day? Why is it so difficult for the knights to ask the right question in the presence of the Grail? Crossley-Holland takes a new look at the legends, showing a medieval boy's development from a page to a squire and finally to a knight. Gatty's dream is to follow Arthur to Jerusalem -- though she has not even understood that Jerusalem is farther away than Ludlow, and across the sea. Arthur at the Crossing-Places was the last book of this series I managed to buy, so I've read them re-read them all out of order. Discuss the importance of religion in the shaping of historical events both in King Arthur's time and in the 11th-12th century.
He sees the young King meeting his own mother Ygerna for the first time and taking his rightful place as leader of the Britons, forming the fellowship of the Round Table. Deep scholarship, high imagination, and great gifts of storytelling have gone into this; I was spellbound. Bookseller: , Ohio, United States Orion Children's Books an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society for Literature. Why is there so much tension between them? He sees his namesake, King Arthur, tricked into being unfaithful.
So when mysterious stranger Raven sends Zen on a mission to infiltrate the emperor's train, he jumps at the chance to cross the galaxy in a heartbeat. It's hard to imagine that we are finished with Arthur's story. Will he be able to be a squire and eventually a knight, or will he be directed toward a career in the church through his skill in writing? How does he deal with his homesickness? Though many issues are left up in the air by the end of the lengthy work, the ending itself is a crossing-place. His Arthur Trilogy combines his interest in folklore, and particularly the tales of King Arthur, with his study of the Middle Ages and the period of the Crusades in a vibrant series that has won much praise and many readers around the world. Crossley-Holland lives on the coast, where he spent some of his childhood. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Would the stories of King Arthur, interwoven into this narrative, have been familiar to a boy living in the year 1200? Select a particular edition title for more data at that level, such as a front cover image or linked contents.
How do the themes of good and evil, right and wrong, that are at work in the Stone affect Arthur's perception of his own world? What makes him compare Tom to Sir Launcelot? How would you react to those experiences? Does the Stone illuminate for him questions he has about his own life, his own world? Appropriately perhaps for a hinge-book, this volume finds Arthur treading water. My choice of episodes was determined by two objectives. What types of research helped you to create such a vivid picture of the middle Ages? He is living his dream of being a squire on a Crusade, but he yearns to be home, too. He is now squire to Lord Stephen, who is preparing to leave on the crusades; but by the end of the book, they still haven't left. What are the images, the sights, the sounds that come to your mind as you think about Caldicot, the village, Tumber Hill, Arthur's writing room? The Venetians want to be paid for the ships they have built before the Crusade can be launched, but the Crusaders cannot raise the money. What does it mean in your own life? The second volume in the Arthur trilogy bursts with thrilling characters, stories, and themes both true to the Middle Ages and shockingly relevant to the present: Then and now we find religious intolerance fueling bitter conflict and misunderstanding, as well as acts of valor, courage and compassion.
Dutton, 2004 Hanawalt, Barbara A. Determined to solve the mystery, Lily, Robert and Malkin the mechanical fox set out for London on an adventure full of danger, family secrets and long-buried treasure. Is he the same person? No inscription or other writing throughout. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. For me, this means rewriting and rewriting: almost never adding, almost always cutting. Arthur de Caldicot arrives at Holt to be sq uire to Lord Stephen and accompany him on crusade. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.
Arthur is living in the Marches-part English, part Welsh-beginning a new life as squire for Lord Stephen at Holt Castle…. He is known for poetry, novels, story collections, and translations, including three editions of the Anglo-Saxon classic in 1968 1973, and 1999. And for the sake of that, I'm happy to be frustrated on the plot front. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. Orchard, 1994 Elenor and Thomas, unhappy and confused about life, are sent on a pilgrimage by their village priest in 1299. Does it meet his expectations after he has waited so long? How does this style affect your comprehension of the story? Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999.
Medieval life meets Arthurian magic in a novel that transcends boundaries of time and age, appealing to children of 9+ and older readers alike. How can one person make any difference at all? They make a counterpoint to his own experiences as he struggles to do the right thing in relation to his father, the cruel Sir William, to his brother Serle, and the complex situations he encounters in the Manor of Caldicot as well as on his travels. So I guess the first trick is to pick the right details, the most revealing details. What does it mean in King Arthur's time? Readers will look forward to the third installment of this grand epic tale to see what Arthur makes of himself. . I wanted them to throw light on what was happening to Arthur de Caldicot in his own life, and on the values underpinning it, and I wanted my readers to experience a full-bodied version and exploration of the King Arthur story. Since then, I have been absolutely fascinated by the medieval world — its passion and piety and color.