The Tombs of Atuan

The Tombs of Atuan PDF Book Detail Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1442459913
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 187

Book Description
A wizard enters the underground domain of Ahra, high priestess of the Powers of the Earth, in an attempt to steal her palace's greatest treasure.

The Tombs of Atuan

The Tombs of Atuan PDF Book Detail Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1442459905
Category : Juvenile Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 187

Book Description
A wizard enters the underground domain of Ahra, high priestess of the Powers of the Earth, in an attempt to steal her palace's greatest treasure.

The Tombs of Atuan

The Tombs of Atuan PDF Book Detail Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1473208467
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 320

Book Description
'The magic of Earthsea is primal; the lessons of Earthsea remain as potent, as wise, and as necessary as anyone could dream' Neil Gaiman Ursula K. Le Guin's Earthsea Cycle has earned a treasured place on the shelves of fantasy lovers everywhere, alongside the works of such beloved authors as J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis. When young Tenar is chosen as high priestess to the ancient and nameless Powers of the Earth, everything is taken away - home, family, possessions, even her name. For she is now Arha, the Eaten One, guardian of the ominous Tombs of Atuan. While she is learning her way through the dark labyrinth, a young wizard, Ged, comes to steal the Tombs' greatest hidden treasure, the Ring of Erreth-Akbe. But Ged also brings with him the light of magic, and together, he and Tenar escape from the darkness that has become her domain.

The Tombs of Atuan

The Tombs of Atuan PDF Book Detail Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 9780553239034
Category : Juvenile Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 146

Book Description
A wizard enters the underground domain of Ahra, high priestess of the Powers of the Earth, in an attempt to steal her palace's greatest treasure.

Teaching Fantasy Novels

Teaching Fantasy Novels PDF Book Detail Author: Phyllis J. Perry
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 1563089874
Category : Education
Languages : en
Pages : 185

Book Description
Capitalize on the child appeal of fantasy literature to create challenging activities that address the 12 Standards of the English Language Arts sponsored by NCTE and IRA. This guide contains practical ideas that enable the teacher or librarian to incorporate acclaimed fantasy literature in the elementary and middle school curriculum, and also serves as a reference guide to parents seeking outstanding examples of fiction for students. Each fantasy novel is accompanied by a plot summary and list of major characters, a comprehension check, a vocabulary exercise, discussion questions, reference topics, and suggested multidisciplinary extension activities. Fantasy book selection includes: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire The Hobbit The Dark is Rising Tuck Everlasting Poppy James and the Giant Peach Ella Enchanted The Amber Spyglass

The Farthest Shores of Ursula K Le Guin

The Farthest Shores of Ursula K  Le Guin PDF Book Detail Author: George Edgar Slusser
Publisher: Wildside Press LLC
ISBN: 0893702056
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 60

Book Description
An examination of Le Guin's career, from her obscure beginnings in the science fiction magazines to her rapid rise to the top in the 1970's.

Literature and the Environment

Literature and the Environment PDF Book Detail Author: George Hart
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313321498
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 197

Book Description
Scholars critique the works of eleven leading 20th century authors who have explored environmental issues in nonfiction, fiction, and poetry.

The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy

The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy PDF Book Detail Author: Gary Westfahl
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313329517
Category : Fantasy fiction, American
Languages : en
Pages : 1395

Book Description
A comprehensive three-volume reference work offers six hundred entries, with the first two volumes covering themes and the third volume exploring two hundred classic works in literature, television, and film.

The Farthest Shore

The Farthest Shore PDF Book Detail Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1442480831
Category : Young Adult Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 288

Book Description
The National Book Award–winning third novel in the renowned Earthsea series from Ursula K. LeGuin. In this third book in the Earthsea series, darkness threatens to overtake Earthsea: The world and its wizards are losing their magic. But Ged Sparrohawk—Archmage, wizard, and dragonlord—is determined to discover the source of this devastating loss. Aided by Enlad’s young Prince Arren, Ged embarks on a treacherous journey that will test their strength and will. Because to restore magic, the two warriors must venture to the farthest reaches of their world—and even beyond the realm of death. With millions of copies sold worldwide, Ursula K. Le Guin’s Earthsea Cycle has earned a treasured place on the shelves of fantasy lovers everywhere, alongside the works of such beloved authors as J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis.

The Essential Guide to Children s Books and Their Creators

The Essential Guide to Children s Books and Their Creators PDF Book Detail Author:
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547348896
Category : Reference
Languages : en
Pages : 564

Book Description
Upon publication, Anita Silvey’s comprehensive survey of contemporary children’s literature, Children’s Books and Their Creators, garnered unanimous praise from librarians, educators, and specialists interested in the world of writing for children. Now The Essential Guide to Children’s Books and Their Creators assembles the best of that volume in one handy, affordable reference, geared specifically to parents, educators, and students. This new volume introduces readers to the wealth of children’s literature by focusing on the essentials — the best books for children, the ones that inform, impress, and, most important, excite young readers. Updated to include newcomers such as J. K. Rowling and Lemony Snicket and to cover the very latest on publishing and educational trends, this edition features more than 475 entries on the best-loved children’s authors and illustrators, numerous essays on social and historical issues, thirty personal glimpses into craft by well-known writers, illustrators, and critics, and invaluable reading lists by category. The Essential Guide to Children’s Books and Their Creators summarizes the canon of contemporary children’s literature, in a practical guide essential for anyone choosing a book for or working with children.

The Tombs of Atuan

The Tombs of Atuan PDF Book Detail Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
Publisher:
ISBN:
Category :
Languages : en
Pages : 0

Book Description

Ursula K Le Guin Beyond Genre

Ursula K  Le Guin Beyond Genre PDF Book Detail Author: Mike Cadden
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135873615
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 241

Book Description
This book critically examines Le Guin's fiction for all ages, and it will be of great interest to her many admirers and to all students and scholars of children's literature.

Ursula K Le Guin

Ursula K  Le Guin PDF Book Detail Author: EPUB 2-3
Publisher: Infobase Learning
ISBN: 1438149379
Category :
Languages : en
Pages :

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Tombs of Atuan

Tombs of Atuan PDF Book Detail Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
Publisher: Turtleback
ISBN: 9780606221214
Category : Juvenile Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 180

Book Description
Setting the standard for high fantasy, this first installment of the EarthseaCycle trilogy is written by award-winning author LeGuin, winner of the Nebulaand Hugo Awards.

Alternative Worlds in Fantasy Fiction

Alternative Worlds in Fantasy Fiction PDF Book Detail Author: Peter Hunt
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 0826477607
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 184

Book Description
Edited by Morag Styles and written by an international team of acknowledged experts, this series provides jargon-free, critical discussion and a comprehensive guide to literary and popular texts for children. Each book introduces the reader to a major genre of children's literature, covering the key authors, major works and contexts in which those texts are published, read and studied. This book provides an illuminating guide to literature that creates alternative worlds for young readers. Focusing on the work of Ursula Le Guin, Terry Pratchett and Philip Pullman, the book considers both the genre of ?alternative worlds? and the distinctiveness of these authors? texts, including Philip Pullman's The Amber Spyglass.

Written for Children

Written for Children PDF Book Detail Author: John Rowe Townsend
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 1461731046
Category : Education
Languages : en
Pages : 399

Book Description
An authoritative history and analysis of the best British and American children's literature through 1994, with a new 2003 postscript on J.K.Rowling and Philip Pullman.

Odisea n 20

Odisea  n   20 PDF Book Detail Author: Carmen María Bretones Callejas
Publisher: Universidad Almería
ISBN:
Category : Foreign Language Study
Languages : en
Pages : 132

Book Description
Anuario dirigido y gestionado por miembros del Área de Filología Inglesa del Departamento de Filología de la Universidad de Almería con el propósito de ofrecer un foro de intercambio de producción científica en campos del conocimiento tan diversos como la lengua inglesa, literatura en lengua inglesa, didáctica del inglés, traducción, inglés para fines específicos y otros igualmente vinculados a los estudios ingleses. Comenzó a publicarse en el año 2001.