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marian engel For Kids Book Reviews

UPDATE TIME: 2019-05-24
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  ISNB:0889203490  Language:English
Book Introduction: Marian Engel emerged as a writer during that period in Canada when nationalism increased and “new feminism” dawned. Although she is recognized as a distinguished woman of letters, she has not been widely studied; consequently we know relatively little about her and her craft. The mate......[Read More]
$95
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  ISNB:0802036872  Language:English
Book Introduction:Marian Engel was a writer's writer – an iconoclast, deeply admired and loved by a generation of Canadian authors and critics. Informal gatherings were often held at Engel's Toronto house, and it was there that Engel's many literary friendships were first nurtured, later to blossom through the ......[Read More]
$49.95
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  ISNB:0773426221  Language:
Book Introduction:This book accounts for the varying popularity of Margaret Laurence, Margaret Atwood, and Marian Engel according to their treatments of Canadian and female identities during the 1906's and 70's. She demonstrates how their portrayals of female and national characters were understood at the time accord......[Read More]
$74.95
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  ISNB:0773536345  Language:English
Book Introduction:Rains, a former soldier in the Napoleonic Wars, immigrated to Canada at the same period as Susanna Moodie and Catharine Parr Traill. He brought with him his wards, sisters Frances and Elizabeth. The three settled on St Joseph Island in northern Ontario, where their unusual domestic arrangement caugh......[Read More]
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  ISNB:0776604031  Language:English
Book Introduction:A student at McGill in the mid-1950s, Marian Engel wrote her M.A. thesis under the direction of Hugh MacLennan. Their work together became the basis of a correspondence, the MacLennan half of which survives and is detailed here. Both personal and professional in nature, MacLennan's letters to Engel ......[Read More]
$17
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  ISNB:0773513388  Language:English
Book Introduction:Christl Verduyn analyses Engel's work from a feminist literary perspective, examining Engel's concern with women's experiences and perception of the world, female identity and the social constraints on its development, female subjectivity and self, the mother-daughter relationship, and forces opposi......[Read More]
$32.95
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  ISNB:1897178123  Language:English
Latest Reviews: "I have had, now, time to recover; a smooth week in the womb." Bought purely for this sentence. I am currently recovering from something even I cannot name, and so maybe one of these days I would read this...and find what? Redemption? Convalescence? Ah, do not mind me. M......[Read More]
$0.01
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  ISNB:0879236671  Language:English
Latest Reviews: After stumbling across this on imgur I feel like it's my duty to read this. For research purposes. I feel like I'm probably going to regret this decision. [Read More]
$10.86
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  ISNB:0618159762  Language:English
Latest Reviews: Good, short, middle school aged read on the life of Marian Anderson and how her singing career forwarded the fight for civil rights. [Read More]
$18
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  ISNB:0439269679  Language:English
Latest Reviews: Read it for the first time, aloud to my family. Couldn't get through it without choking up. By the same author as Esperanza Rising, this story relates the rise of Marian Anderson to stardom against the tide of racism. From childhood, her voice set her apart. Throughout l......[Read More]
$11.01
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  ISNB:B01BJZQDPU  Language:English
Book Introduction:The My Itty-Bitty Bio series are biographies for the earliest readers. This book examines the life of Marian Anderson in a simple, age-appropriate way that will help children develop word recognition and reading skills. Includes a timeline and other informative backmatter.[Read More]
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  ISNB:1634712218  Language:English
Book Introduction:The My Itty-Bitty Bio series are biographies for the earliest readers. This book examines the life of Marian Anderson in a simple, age-appropriate way that will help children develop word recognition and reading skills. Includes a timeline and other informative backmatter.[Read More]
$12.79
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  ISNB:0547480342  Language:English
Latest Reviews:I felt that this book was very inspirational and interesting! Marian Anderson was not only an incredible singer, she was also an activist that fought for equal rights of African-Americans. The book walks you through Marian's life, including her singing career, personal life, and life as an activist.......[Read More]
$10.99
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  ISNB:0771030770  Language:English
Latest Reviews: An old favorite I pull off the shelf now and then...Canadian author I find a lot of people haven't read, which is a shame. The main character in Lunatic Villas is flawed, a little nutty, but that's ok. All the characters are charming and the book itself is almost like a ......[Read More]
$6.93
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  ISNB:0439928184  Language:English
Latest Reviews: 'What to name this little ball of star stuff and song and light straight from God's eye? Odetta. The perfect name for a star this brown and this bright!' This is the story of the life of Odetta Holmes, one of the brightest stars of the folk music renaissance. ......[Read More]
$5.99
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  ISNB:0761461353  Language:English
Latest Reviews: A good rendition of the story, and lovely illustrations. Helpful for teaching this story to children who have not heard it, especially. I gave it 4 stars instead of 5 because although she looks darker skinned in some of the illustrations, on the cover the Virgen looks ra......[Read More]
$10.33
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  ISNB:0761419403  Language:English
Latest Reviews: Great, simple to understand, discussion on the Engel V. Vitale case. [Read More]
$5.86
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  ISNB:1472801253  Language:English
Latest Reviews: Part of the Osprey Myths & Legends series.Takes a look at the stories behind Robin Hood, explores who he may have been, and looks at the different film and TV versions that have appeared.Well illustrated by Peter Dennis. [Read More]
$17.95
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  ISNB:0894903039  Language:English
Book Introduction:Tells the story of the African-American singer who struggled against prejudice to become one of the great opera performers of the century.[Read More]
$14.95
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  ISNB:1881889653  Language:English
Latest Reviews: A loving biography written by friends of Keats. It's categorized as a children's book, but I wouldn't necessarily classify it as such. _A Poem for Peter_ is a better work for children that honors Keats. [Read More]

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